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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in November 2014
The Week When Attackers Started Winning The War On Trust
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The misuse of keys and certificates is not exotic or hypothetical. Its a real threat that could undermine most, if not all, critical security controls, as recent headlines strongly show.
New Citadel Attack Targets Password Managers
News  |  11/20/2014
IBM researchers have found signs that the prolific data steal Trojan is now being used to attack widely used password managers.
Killing Passwords: Dont Get A-Twitter Over Digits
Commentary  |  11/19/2014
Twitters new service that eliminates passwords for authentication actually makes your mobile device less secure.
The Enemy Who Is Us: DoD Puts Contractors On Notice For Insider Threats
Commentary  |  11/13/2014
New rule requires US government contractors to gather and report information on insider threat activity on classified networks.
Stop Trusting Signed Malware: 3 Steps
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
Cybercriminals who manipulate valid signatures and certificates to get malware into an organization is a more common tactic than you think.
iOS 8 Vs. Android: How Secure Is Your Data?
Commentary  |  11/5/2014
With iOS 8, the lines between iOS and Android are blurring. No longer is iOS the heavily fortified environment and Android the wide-open one.

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New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
(ISC)2 Report: Glaring Disparity in Diversity for US Cybersecurity
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.