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Content tagged with Security Monitoring posted in December 2013
RSA Denies Trading Security For NSA Payout
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
EMC security subsidiary accused of accepting $10 million from the NSA to purposefully use encryption for which the intelligence agency enjoyed backdoor access.
7 Reasons Why Bitcoin Attacks Will Continue
News  |  12/19/2013  | 
Cryptographic currency's rising value makes it an appealing target for cybercrime gangs and crimeware toolkit developers.
Target Confirms Hackers Stole 40 Million Credit Cards
News  |  12/19/2013  | 
Hackers' 19-day heist scoops up all ingredients required to make counterfeit cards.
My 5 Wishes For Security In 2014
Commentary  |  12/18/2013  | 
Security skeptic Dave Piscitello tells why his end-of-year InfoSec predictions are like a fine wine.
Advanced Power Botnet: Firefox Users, Beware
News  |  12/16/2013  | 
Malicious Firefox plugin scans websites for exploitable SQL injection vulnerabilities.
Protecting Brand And Data While Staying Social
News  |  12/14/2013  | 
Despite worries about social media, most companies are not monitoring it for threats
Zeus Banking Malware Gets 64-Bit Facelift
News  |  12/12/2013  | 
Crimeware toolkit developers follow the money, build new features into the notorious banking malware.
Time For An 'Active Defense' Against Security Attacks
Commentary  |  12/12/2013  | 
Today's threat landscape and the mobility of our data demand much more than a castle wall approach to keep hackers at bay.
Cybercrime Milestone: Guilty Verdict In RICO Case
News  |  12/12/2013  | 
Prosecutors use law designed to take down mobsters to fight online crime.
6 Tips To Secure Webcams, Stop Keyloggers
News  |  12/10/2013  | 
If the FBI can activate webcams silently and record keystrokes, so can attackers. Here's how to defend yourself.
DARPA Crowdsources Bug-Spotting Games
News  |  12/9/2013  | 
DARPA debuts five different puzzle games to test whether players can spot mathematical flaws in open-source code used by the Defense Department.
What Next-Gen Security Looks Like
What Next-Gen Security Looks Like
Dark Reading Videos  |  12/9/2013  | 
The nightmare of BYOD is giving rise to a new generation of intelligent, highly scalable security products and platforms.
IT Security Risk Management: Is It Worth The Cost?
Commentary  |  12/6/2013  | 
The attitude that IT security risk shouldn't be governed by traditional measures of cost and benefit is ludicrous.
NSA Fallout: Microsoft Rethinks Customer Data Controls
News  |  12/5/2013  | 
Fallout over NSA surveillance drives Microsoft to promise widespread security and privacy improvements. But do they go far enough?
Do Antivirus Companies Whitelist NSA Malware?
Commentary  |  12/4/2013  | 
Microsoft, Symantec, and McAfee fail to respond to a transparency plea from leading privacy and security experts.
Weighing Costs Vs. Benefits Of NSA Surveillance
Commentary  |  12/3/2013  | 
What the tech industry needs the NSA to know about aligning a national security agenda with the realities of a global Internet.
Zero-Day Drive-By Attacks: Accelerating & Expanding
Commentary  |  12/2/2013  | 
The zero-day attack business is no longer just about money, and patching is no longer the best defense.
5 Protocols That Should Be Closely Watched
News  |  12/1/2013  | 
Attackers frequently scan for open SSH, FTP, and RDP ports, but companies need to watch out for attacks against less common protocols as well


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CVE-2020-16632
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-15
A XSS Vulnerability in /uploads/dede/action_search.php in DedeCMS V5.7 SP2 allows an authenticated user to execute remote arbitrary code via the keyword parameter.
CVE-2021-32073
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-15
DedeCMS V5.7 SP2 contains a CSRF vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to send a malicious request to to the web manager allowing remote code execution.
CVE-2021-33033
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
The Linux kernel before 5.11.14 has a use-after-free in cipso_v4_genopt in net/ipv4/cipso_ipv4.c because the CIPSO and CALIPSO refcounting for the DOI definitions is mishandled, aka CID-ad5d07f4a9cd. This leads to writing an arbitrary value.
CVE-2021-33034
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
In the Linux kernel before 5.12.4, net/bluetooth/hci_event.c has a use-after-free when destroying an hci_chan, aka CID-5c4c8c954409. This leads to writing an arbitrary value.
CVE-2019-25044
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
The block subsystem in the Linux kernel before 5.2 has a use-after-free that can lead to arbitrary code execution in the kernel context and privilege escalation, aka CID-c3e2219216c9. This is related to blk_mq_free_rqs and blk_cleanup_queue.