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Content tagged with Compliance posted in September 2009
New Trojan Evades Banks' Anti-Fraud Systems
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
'URLZone' calculates how much money to steal from a victim's account without raising suspicion
IRS virus demonstrates stupidity is rampant
Commentary  |  9/29/2009  | 
The proliferation of the current IRS virus demonstrates stupidity is rampant on the Internet.
Cybercriminals Offer 43 Cents For An Infected Mac
Quick Hits  |  9/25/2009  | 
Sophos researcher offers a peek at the inner workings of an infamous Russian affiliate network
Spuds And Spam: Idaho No. 1 Most Spammed State
Quick Hits  |  9/24/2009  | 
MessageLabs reveals list of U.S. states that get the most spam
Up To 9 Percent Of Machines In An Enterprise Are Bot-Infected
News  |  9/24/2009  | 
Most are members of tiny, unknown botnets built for targeting victim organizations
New 'Chat-In-The-Middle' Phishing Attack Discovered
Quick Hits  |  9/17/2009  | 
Phishers go Web 2.0 by chatting it up with their online banking victims
Symark Buys BeyondTrust, Takes BeyondTrust Name
Quick Hits  |  9/14/2009  | 
Merged company will work to integrate privilege management in Unix, Windows environments
New iPhone Anti-Phishing Feature Fails
News  |  9/10/2009  | 
Researchers discover iPhone OS 3.1's anti-phishing feature is not working properly
Men Reuse Passwords More Than Women, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  9/4/2009  | 
More than half of French users reuse passwords, PC Tools survey finds
Infected PCs Contain Average Of Three Different Types of Malware
Quick Hits  |  9/3/2009  | 
New Eset scan data reflects cybercrime trends in malware creation, installation, AV firm says


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Mike Puglia, Chief Strategy Officer at Kaseya,  2/13/2020
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Matt Middleton-Leal, General Manager and Chief Security Strategist, Netwrix,  2/12/2020
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CVE-2019-20477
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
PyYAML 5.1 through 5.1.2 has insufficient restrictions on the load and load_all functions because of a class deserialization issue, e.g., Popen is a class in the subprocess module. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-18342.
CVE-2019-20478
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
In ruamel.yaml through 0.16.7, the load method allows remote code execution if the application calls this method with an untrusted argument. In other words, this issue affects developers who are unaware of the need to use methods such as safe_load in these use cases.
CVE-2011-2054
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in the Cisco ASA that could allow a remote attacker to successfully authenticate using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client if the Secondary Authentication type is LDAP and the password is left blank, providing the primary credentials are correct. The vulnerabilities is due to improper in...
CVE-2015-0749
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in Cisco Unified Communications Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on the affected software. The vulnerabilities is due to improper input validation of certain parameters passed to the affected software. An attacker ...
CVE-2015-9543
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
An issue was discovered in OpenStack Nova before 18.2.4, 19.x before 19.1.0, and 20.x before 20.1.0. It can leak consoleauth tokens into log files. An attacker with read access to the service's logs may obtain tokens used for console access. All Nova setups using novncproxy are affected. This is rel...