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Content posted in November 2010
Slide Show: DDoS With The Slow HTTP POST Attack
Slideshows  |  11/29/2010  | 
Researchers demonstrate attack that picks on inherent flaw in HTTP
5 Airport Body Scanner Patents Stripped Down
Slideshows  |  11/29/2010  | 
Here's a deep dive on five patents applying X-ray backscatter technology to airport contraband detection. These screening machines have been much in the news recently, amid controversy regarding both their effectiveness and the amount of radiation exposure to which travelers are subjected. The patents we'll look at are from prime players in the airport body scanner field. This list is led by Rapiscan Systems Inc. , of Torrance, Calif., which in 2009 won the TSA contract to supply whole-body imag
Slide Show: Extreme And Alternative Authentication Methods
Slideshows  |  11/16/2010  | 
Passwords are the weakest link in access control, but there are plenty of other, less-traveled options for authentication
Slideshow: Ten Free Security Monitoring Tools
Slideshows  |  11/8/2010  | 
Freebie apps can save you money, but deployment may not be so free
How Firesheep Can Hijack Web Sessions
Slideshows  |  11/2/2010  | 
Firesheep is a Firefox extension used to hijack web sessions, usually used over WiFi networks. Firesheep doesn't steal usernames and passwords, instead it copies session cookies used on authenticated websites. These are then used to impersonate the hijacked connection. Session hijacking, or sidejacking is a well known problem, ranking 3rd on OWASP's (Open Web Application Security Project) Top 10 Application Security Risk list. Attackers using Firesheep just need access to network traffic -- such


Four Faces of Fraud: Identity, 'Fake' Identity, Ransomware & Digital
David Shefter, Chief Technology Officer at Ziften Technologies,  6/14/2018
Demystifying Mental Health in the Infosec Community
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/14/2018
Email, Social Media Still Security Nightmares
Dark Reading Staff 6/15/2018
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CVE-2016-10723
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.17.2. Since the page allocator does not yield CPU resources to the owner of the oom_lock mutex, a local unprivileged user can trivially lock up the system forever by wasting CPU resources from the page allocator (e.g., via concurre...
CVE-2017-13072
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in App Center in QNAP QTS 4.2.6 build 20171208, QTS 4.3.3 build 20171213, QTS 4.3.4 build 20171223, and their earlier versions could allow remote attackers to inject Javascript code.
CVE-2017-2669
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
Dovecot before version 2.2.29 is vulnerable to a denial of service. When 'dict' passdb and userdb were used for user authentication, the username sent by the IMAP/POP3 client was sent through var_expand() to perform %variable expansion. Sending specially crafted %variable fields could result in exce...
CVE-2017-2672
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
A flaw was found in foreman before version 1.15 in the logging of adding and registering images. An attacker with access to the foreman log file would be able to view passwords for provisioned systems in the log file, allowing them to access those systems.
CVE-2018-0712
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
Command injection vulnerability in LDAP Server in QNAP QTS 4.2.6 build 20171208, QTS 4.3.3 build 20180402, QTS 4.3.4 build 20180413 and their earlier versions could allow remote attackers to run arbitrary commands or install malware on the NAS.