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Content tagged with Compliance posted in September 2013
Conflicting Challenges Put Top Execs Between A Rock And A Hard Place
Quick Hits  |  9/27/2013  | 
Paradoxes in security goals, practices create conundrums for decision makers, (ISC)2 study finds
Protecting The Network From Bring-Your-Own Vulnerabilities
News  |  9/25/2013  | 
Companies that allow employees to use their own devices for work inherit their employees' vulnerabilities. How should companies secure networks in the age of BYOD?
You Are Not Over Budget -- You Underestimated
Commentary  |  9/25/2013  | 
When forces align to underfund IT projects, they guarantee an ugly finish
Spikes Launches AirGap Enterprise To Eliminate Malware Pandemic From Entering The Enterprise
News  |  9/24/2013  | 
Solution resides in the network DMZ rather than on end user devices
3 Steps To Secure Your Business In A Post-Signature World
News  |  9/18/2013  | 
From fully undetectable malware to low-volume targeted trojans, digital threats frequently do not have a signature, but companies can still prepare
Study: Enterprises Fail To Test End User Awareness Training, Password Policies
Quick Hits  |  9/18/2013  | 
Most enterprises don't adequately test users on security training, policy, Rapid7 study says
New, Advanced Banking Trojan Discovered In The Wild
Quick Hits  |  9/5/2013  | 
New "Hesperbot" Trojan targets online banking users in Europe, Turkey

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Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
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Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/15/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.