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Content tagged with Vulnerabilities / Threats posted in June 2016
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From Paper To Plastic To Bits
Partner Perspectives  |  6/8/2016  | 
Paying with your phone or other electronic wallets increases transaction security.
Enterprises Still Don't Base Vuln Remediation On Risk
News  |  6/7/2016  | 
New White Hat study shows critical vulnerabilities aren't fixed any faster than other security flaws.
How To Prepare For A Data Breach
Slideshows  |  6/7/2016  | 
These five from-the-trenches strategies will help you win the fight against today's sophisticated, conniving attackers.
FBI IC3 Cautions Against Tech Support Scams
Quick Hits  |  6/7/2016  | 
Agency says attackers dupe victims into handing over remote device access and thousands of dollars.
Microsegmentation & The Need For An Intelligent Attack Surface
Commentary  |  6/7/2016  | 
There is a fundamental difference in the security posture and technology for protecting the White House versus a Social Security office in California. So, too, for the critical apps and systems that are likely targets in your enterprise.
Top Security To-Dos For The Entertainment Industry
News  |  6/6/2016  | 
'The biz' has unique security needs. And it isn't only about preventing 'the next Sony.'
How Many Layers Does Your Email Security Need?
News  |  6/6/2016  | 
At least one more layer than the attacker can defeat. Heres how to improve your odds by turning on little-used or newer capabilities to block email-targeted malware.
Researchers Demo How To Build Nearly Invisible Backdoor In Computer Chips
News  |  6/6/2016  | 
Modification almost impossible to catch in post-fab tests says University of Michigan researchers in report that details proof-of-concept attack
How Risky Is Bleeding Edge Tech?
Slideshows  |  6/5/2016  | 
Experts with the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute rate 10 up-and-coming technologies for risk.
Less Than 10% Of IoT Products Secure, Say 47% Surveyed
Quick Hits  |  6/3/2016  | 
IOActive poll highlights low consumer confidence in the built-in security of Internet of Things products.
BYOD Security: How To Shift Device Control & Grant Users More Choice
Commentary  |  6/3/2016  | 
Gartners managed diversity model offers an ITIL-compliant information security solution to the problem of Shadow IT.
Connected Cars: 6 Tips For Riding Safely With Onboard Devices
Slideshows  |  6/3/2016  | 
Carnegie Mellon researchers note that the cheaper the after market device, the easier it can be hacked.
Ransomware Scam Profits Not As 'Glamorous' As You'd Think
News  |  6/2/2016  | 
Bosses typically make about $90K a year, affiliates much less, Flashpoint study finds.
How Facebook Raises A Generation Of Intelligence Analysts
Commentary  |  6/2/2016  | 
In the process of creating and administering groups, users learn how to read data points, create a risk profile in their head, and watch for changes over time.
More Evidence Of Link Between Bank Attacks And North Korean Group
News  |  6/1/2016  | 
Anomali says it has found five new pieces of malware tying the two attack groups together.
Ransomware Domains Up By 3,500% In Q1
News  |  6/1/2016  | 
Cybercriminals know a good thing when they see it.
How Agile Changed Security At Dun & Bradstreet
Commentary  |  6/1/2016  | 
Chief Security Officer Jon Rose shares the whys and wherefores of integrating agile software development methodology into a traditional security environment.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-05-13
An issue was discovered in Prosody before 0.11.9. Default settings are susceptible to remote unauthenticated denial-of-service (DoS) attacks via memory exhaustion when running under Lua 5.2 or Lua 5.3.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-05-13
An issue was discovered in Prosody before 0.11.9. The undocumented dialback_without_dialback option in mod_dialback enables an experimental feature for server-to-server authentication. It does not correctly authenticate remote server certificates, allowing a remote server to impersonate another serv...
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