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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in November 2013
The New Security Architecture
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
Recent high profile attacks reflect a new reality in which perimeter-based security models are increasingly less effective in protecting key corporate assets and information.
iPhone Photo Leads To Cybercrime Arrest
News  |  11/19/2013
The FBI uses an iPhone photo to nab six members of a cybercrime ring accused of stealing $45 million via ATMs.
Understanding IT Risk Management In 4 Steps X 3
Commentary  |  11/19/2013
A risk management matrix combines the probability of harm and the severity of harm. In IT terms that means authentication, context, and process.
Authentication + Mobile Phone = Password Killer
Commentary  |  11/18/2013
Can the smartphone free us from the drudgery of the much-despised password? There's good reason to hope.
BYOD: 'We Have Met the Enemy & He Is Us'
Commentary  |  11/18/2013
As smartphone adoption continues at an unrelenting pace, the issues surrounding BYOD will become an even more challenging mobile security management issue.
Facebook Forces Some Users To Reset Passwords
News  |  11/17/2013
Facebook is asking users whose passwords might have been exposed on other sites to change their passwords to access the social network.
Kelihos Botnet Thrives, Despite Takedowns
News  |  11/17/2013
Fast flux infrastructure and Windows XP infections continue to keep the botnet alive.
Higher Ed Must Lock Down Data Security
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Higher education rivals only the healthcare industry in housing personally identifiable data. Consider these tactics for smart planning.
Online Extortion: The Ethics Of Unpublishing
News  |  11/15/2013
What are the ethical limits on the Internet, the land where anything goes? What happens when people invent new schemes for making money and then take them too far?

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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.