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Curt Franklin

Content posted in May 2017
The State of the Internet Is... Scary
Curt Franklin  |  5/31/2017  | 
Mary Meeker's annual Internet report contains bad news and more bad news when it comes to security.
Lessons From Chipotle's Big Customer Data Breach
Curt Franklin  |  5/30/2017  | 
Burritos with a side of delicious guacamole and potential identity theft.
Take Security Now's Vault 7 Survey
Curt Franklin  |  5/30/2017  | 
WannaCry was the first shot from the Vault 7 arsenal. When will we see the second shot?
New Insight on WannaCry's Roots
Curt Franklin  |  5/26/2017  | 
Is it possible we've been looking in the wrong direction for the source of the WannaCry attack?
Microsoft Buys Hexadite for Security Automation
Curt Franklin  |  5/25/2017  | 
Microsoft's latest acquisition appears to be Hexadite, raising the question: What would more cloud security automation mean for your organization?
Welcome to Security Now
Curt Franklin  |  5/24/2017  | 
Security Now is a community for you, no matter what your role in IT security.
Mocana Lands $11M Funding for IoT Security
Curt Franklin  |  5/16/2017  | 
New round of funding brings IoT security company's total to $93.6 million.
WannaCry Continues at a Slowed Pace
Curt Franklin  |  5/16/2017  | 
Hold off on that big sigh of relief. WannaCry isn't dead, yet.
Global Ransomware Attack Strikes 70K Systems (& Counting)
Curt Franklin  |  5/12/2017  | 
A wave of ransomware attacks based on a Shadow Brokers vulnerability strikes Telefonica and organizations worldwide.
Verizon Hides User Apps With New SDP Service
Curt Franklin  |  5/5/2017  | 
Verizon offers a new SDP service to enhance customer application security.
Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Most Innovative Security Strategy
Curt Franklin  |  5/3/2017  | 
Six companies made the finals in this competitive category of Leading Lights 2017.


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Shane Buckley, President & Chief Operating Officer, Gigamon,  7/10/2020
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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  7/7/2020
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CVE-2020-15105
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Django Two-Factor Authentication before 1.12, stores the user's password in clear text in the user session (base64-encoded). The password is stored in the session when the user submits their username and password, and is removed once they complete authentication by entering a two-factor authenticati...
CVE-2020-11061
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
In Bareos Director less than or equal to 16.2.10, 17.2.9, 18.2.8, and 19.2.7, a heap overflow allows a malicious client to corrupt the director's memory via oversized digest strings sent during initialization of a verify job. Disabling verify jobs mitigates the problem. This issue is also patched in...
CVE-2020-4042
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Bareos before version 19.2.8 and earlier allows a malicious client to communicate with the director without knowledge of the shared secret if the director allows client initiated connection and connects to the client itself. The malicious client can replay the Bareos director's cram-md5 challenge to...
CVE-2020-11081
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
osquery before version 4.4.0 enables a priviledge escalation vulnerability. If a Window system is configured with a PATH that contains a user-writable directory then a local user may write a zlib1.dll DLL, which osquery will attempt to load. Since osquery runs with elevated privileges this enables l...
CVE-2020-6114
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Admin Reports functionality of Glacies IceHRM v26.6.0.OS (Commit bb274de1751ffb9d09482fd2538f9950a94c510a) . A specially crafted HTTP request can cause SQL injection. An attacker can make an authenticated HTTP request to trigger this vulnerabi...