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Content posted in May 2016
Adobe Flash: 6 Tips For Blocking Exploit Kits
Slideshows  |  5/31/2016  | 
While Adobe does a good job patching exploits, there are additional steps security staffs can take to hedge their bets.
FBI Report: Deconstructing The Wide Scope Of Internet Crime
Slideshows  |  5/27/2016  | 
Hottest crimes reported to IC3 last year include ransomware and email scams via business email compromise and all account compromise attacks.
How To Manage And Control End User Access
Slideshows  |  5/24/2016  | 
A look at the perils of manual user-access provisioning and ways to streamline and better manage the process via automation.
5 Tips for Protecting Firmware From Attacks
Slideshows  |  5/20/2016  | 
Dont let hackers take advantage of holes in firmware. Heres how to stop them.
IoT Security By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  5/19/2016  | 
Some recent stats on adoption rates and perceptions about risks surrounding the Internet of Things.
Encryption 101: Covering the Bases
Slideshows  |  5/13/2016  | 
Heres an overview of the key encryption types youll need to lock down your companys systems.
Happy Blame Someone Else Day
Slideshows  |  5/13/2016  | 
In cybersecurity, each day a company experiences a data breach, it appears to be #BlameSomeoneElseDay
6 Shocking Intellectual Property Breaches
Slideshows  |  5/12/2016  | 
Not all breaches involve lost customer data. Sometimes the most damaging losses come when intellectual property is pilfered.
What Makes Next-Gen Endpoint Protection Unique?
Slideshows  |  5/10/2016  | 
Here are five critical factors you need to know about today's new breed of endpoint protection technology.
The 10 Worst Vulnerabilities of The Last 10 Years
Slideshows  |  5/6/2016  | 
From the thousands of vulns that software vendors disclosed over the past 10 years, a few stand out for being a lot scarier than the rest.
10 Biggest Mega Breaches Of The Past 10 Years
Slideshows  |  5/3/2016  | 
These data breaches from Dark Reading's 10-year history boggle the mind in terms of scale and fallout.
8 Microsoft Office 365 Security Tips To Reduce Data Loss
Slideshows  |  5/2/2016  | 
Even with a slew of new security tools and compliance guidance, there are still things you can do to protect this critical business system.


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CVE-2017-15031
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
In all versions of ARM Trusted Firmware up to and including v1.4, not initializing or saving/restoring the PMCR_EL0 register can leak secure world timing information.
CVE-2018-19522
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
DriverAgent 2.2015.7.14, which includes DrvAgent64.sys 1.0.0.1, allows a user to send an IOCTL (0x800020F4) with a buffer containing user defined content. The driver's subroutine will execute a wrmsr instruction with the user's buffer for partial input.
CVE-2018-1833
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
IBM Event Streams 2018.3.0 could allow a remote attacker to submit an API request with a fake Host request header. An attacker, who has already gained authorised access via the CLI, could exploit this vulnerability to spoof the request header. IBM X-Force ID: 150507.
CVE-2018-4015
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
An exploitable vulnerability exists in the HTTP client functionality of the Webroot BrightCloud SDK. The configuration of the HTTP client does not enforce a secure connection by default, resulting in a failure to validate TLS certificates. An attacker could impersonate a remote BrightCloud server to...
CVE-2018-20201
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer over-read in the jsfNameFromString function of jsflash.c in Espruino 2V00, leading to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact via a crafted js file.