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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in February 2016
Nissan Disables LEAFs Remote Telematics System After Profoundly Trivial Hack
News  |  2/25/2016  | 
All that is needed to gain access to any LEAFs telematics system is the cars VIN, researcher says.
Operation Dust Storm Hackers Set Sights On Japan's Critical Infrastructure
News  |  2/23/2016  | 
Japanese energy, oil/gas, and transportation industries the target of stealthy, patient cyber-espionage group.
Here Comes Locky, A Brand New Ransomware Threat
News  |  2/18/2016  | 
Infected Word files being used to spread ransomware, security researchers say.
Glibc Flaw Affects Thousands Of Linux Apps But How Dangerous Is It?
News  |  2/17/2016  | 
The difficulty involved in exploiting flaw could mitigate some of the risk, say some security researchers.
Ukraine Railway, Mining Company Attacked With BlackEnergy
News  |  2/12/2016  | 
Weeks after the malware played a role in a massive power outage in the Ukraine, BlackEnergy and its cohort KillDisk were used in other attacks as well, Trend Micro says.
US DOJ, DHS Yet To Confirm Breach, Leak
Quick Hits  |  2/8/2016  | 
Apparent names, job titles, contact information of 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees posted on Twitter.
Agriculture, Alternative Energy Could Be Chinese Hackers' Next Targets
News  |  2/3/2016  | 
Perhaps Anthem and Premera breaches were not just about stealing PII, but about researching the ins and outs of Western healthcare systems, CrowdStrike's annual global threat report says.
First Hacker Arrested for CyberTerror Charges Arrives In American Court
Quick Hits  |  2/1/2016  | 
Kosovo citizen faces a maximum sentence of 35 years in prison for hacking and providing material support to ISIS.


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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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CVE-2023-33196
PUBLISHED: 2023-05-26
Craft is a CMS for creating custom digital experiences. Cross site scripting (XSS) can be triggered by review volumes. This issue has been fixed in version 4.4.7.
CVE-2023-33185
PUBLISHED: 2023-05-26
Django-SES is a drop-in mail backend for Django. The django_ses library implements a mail backend for Django using AWS Simple Email Service. The library exports the `SESEventWebhookView class` intended to receive signed requests from AWS to handle email bounces, subscriptions, etc. These requests ar...
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PUBLISHED: 2023-05-26
Highlight is an open source, full-stack monitoring platform. Highlight may record passwords on customer deployments when a password html input is switched to `type="text"` via a javascript "Show Password" button. This differs from the expected behavior which always obfuscates `ty...
CVE-2023-33194
PUBLISHED: 2023-05-26
Craft is a CMS for creating custom digital experiences on the web.The platform does not filter input and encode output in Quick Post validation error message, which can deliver an XSS payload. Old CVE fixed the XSS in label HTML but didn’t fix it when clicking save. This issue was...
CVE-2023-2879
PUBLISHED: 2023-05-26
GDSDB infinite loop in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.5 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.13 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file