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Content tagged with Black Hat posted in July 2013
NSA Director Faces Cybersecurity Community At Black Hat
News  |  7/31/2013  | 
Gen. Keith Alexander aims to set the record straight on controversial NSA spying programs, calling out how leaked surveillance programs helped derail specific terror plots
New Free Service Cracks Weak Passwords
News  |  7/31/2013  | 
Cloud-based tool released for password auditing
Microsoft Extends MAPP To Incident Responders And Offers Free Online URL, File Scanner
News  |  7/29/2013  | 
Microsoft Active Protections Program evolving to a protection, detection, and remediation program
Cheap Monitoring Highlights Dangers Of Internet Of Things
News  |  7/27/2013  | 
Using a network of cheap sensors, the home-brewed CreepyDOL system can track people by signals sent from their mobile devices
Moving Away From Rash Hashing Decisions
News  |  7/24/2013  | 
Black Hat talk will discuss shortcomings of the latest technical evolution of hashing passwords for safe storage in databases, propose a competition to design something better
Getting Physical At Black Hat
News  |  7/23/2013  | 
Researchers offer up work on breaking into buildings by hacking alarm key pad sensors and key card access control systems
SIM Card Hack A Wakeup Call
News  |  7/22/2013  | 
Crack of mobile SIM card crypto and virtual machine features could let an attacker target and clone a phone
3 Briefings That Highlight Infosec's High-Stakes Game
News  |  7/19/2013  | 
Spectacular exploits and worrying implications await
'Hangover' Persists, More Mac Malware Found
News  |  7/18/2013  | 
Attackers behind the Operation Hangover cyberspying campaign out of India found dropping OS X malware, covering their tracks online
Researchers To Highlight Weaknesses In Secure Mobile Data Stores
News  |  7/18/2013  | 
At Black Hat USA, a team of mobile-security researchers plans to show off ways to circumvent the security of encrypted containers meant to protect data on mobile devices
Service, Denied
News  |  7/17/2013  | 
Black Hat USA 2013 has lined up three DDoS-related Briefings, covering the topic from multiple angles
'Tortilla' Spices Up Active Defense Ops
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
New free Tor tool, due out at Black Hat USA, aims to make the Tor anonymizing network easier to use for all types of intel-gathering
How Attackers Thwart Malware Investigation
News  |  7/11/2013  | 
A researcher at Black Hat USA this month will dissect a recent attack, showing off attackers' techniques for making malware analysis harder and intelligence gathering more time consuming
Commercial DDoS Services Proliferate, Are Responsible For Many Recent Attacks
Commentary  |  7/10/2013  | 
Customers can DDoS a website for as little as $10, Vigilant by Deloitte speaker will tell Black Hat audience
Preparing For Possible Future Crypto Attacks
News  |  7/10/2013  | 
Security experts warn that current advances in solving a complex problem could make a broad class of public-key crypto systems less secure
New Techniques Obfuscate, Optimize SQL Injection Attacks
News  |  7/5/2013  | 
Black Hat researcher to demonstrate new methods for getting around defenses even more quickly to extract database data through SQLi


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CVE-2020-11854
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-27
Arbitrary code execution vlnerability in Operation bridge Manager, Application Performance Management and Operations Bridge (containerized) vulnerability in Micro Focus products products Operation Bridge Manager, Operation Bridge (containerized) and Application Performance Management. The vulneravil...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-27
Code execution with escalated privileges vulnerability in Micro Focus products Operation Bridge Manager and Operation Bridge (containerized). The vulneravility affects: 1.) Operation Bridge Manager versions: 2020.05, 2019.11, 2019.05, 2018.11, 2018.05, 10.63,10.62, 10.61, 10.60, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10 ...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-27
A SQL injection vulnerability exists in Victor CMS V1.0 in the cat_id parameter of the category.php file. This parameter can be used by sqlmap to obtain data information in the database.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-27
This affects the package npm-user-validate before 1.0.1. The regex that validates user emails took exponentially longer to process long input strings beginning with @ characters.
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