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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in April 2014
Post-Heartbleed: When Not To Change Your Password
Commentary  |  4/30/2014
One takeaway from Heartbleed is that conventional wisdom about the need to periodically change passwords is wrong.
Active Directory Is Dead: 3 Reasons
Commentary  |  4/15/2014
These days, Active Directory smells gangrenous to innovative companies born in the cloud and connecting customers, employees, and partners across devices at light speed.
Whats Worse: Credit Card Or Identity Theft?
Commentary  |  4/9/2014
When it comes to data loss, its time for the conversation to shift from credit cards to personal information like Social Security numbers, home addresses, and your favorite flavor of ice cream.
NSAs Big Surprise: Govt Agency Is Actually Doing Its Job
Commentary  |  4/4/2014
When people claimed after 9/11 that the NSA was ill equipped to deal with a changing world, I wonder what they expected to happen.
What Is The FIDO Alliance?
What Is The FIDO Alliance?
Dark Reading Videos  |  4/2/2014
Phillip Dunkelberger of Nok Nok Labs explains why its proposed specifications will transform computing.

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
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.