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Content posted in February 2018
4 Steps to Make Your Website GDPR Compliant
Dawn Kawamoto  |  2/27/2018  | 
Three months remain to whip your website into shape before the May 25 GDPR compliance deadline. Here are several steps to help you get there.
Attackers Sell Growing Number of Legitimate SSL Certificates
Dawn Kawamoto  |  2/27/2018  | 
Network security applications performing deep packet inspections are increasingly getting duped by these rogue legitimate certificates, according to a new report.
GDPR Non-Compliance: Will Your Enterprise Get Busted?
Dawn Kawamoto  |  2/26/2018  | 
GDPR enforcement begins May 25 and regulators are likely to focus on particular industries and types of companies, according to attorneys and analysts.
GDPR Blackmail Looms as a Double-Dip Cyber Attack Plan
Dawn Kawamoto  |  2/22/2018  | 
Cybercriminals' targeted attacks may also include extortion fees to keep their breaches quiet and out of the view of GDPR enforcers, researchers find.
UK Accuses Russia of Launching NotPetya Attacks
Dawn Kawamoto  |  2/16/2018  | 
The Kremlin and the Russian military used the NotPetya ransomware attack to target Ukrainian financial, energy and government centers, according to allegations the UK government made this week.
Kaspersky: Phishing Attack Attempts Soared 59% in 2017
Dawn Kawamoto  |  2/15/2018  | 
There has been dramatic, year-over-year growth in phishing attacks, following only a slight increase in 2016 and a two-digit decline in 2015, according to a report released by Kaspersky Lab.
Equifax Taps Former Home Depot Security Chief as New CISO
Dawn Kawamoto  |  2/14/2018  | 
Equifax, the embattled credit monitoring company is hoping the former Home Depot CISO can turn the beleaguered company's security around. After all, he's previously played cleanup man.


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CVE-2020-4462
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-16
IBM Sterling External Authentication Server 6.0.1, 6.0.0, 2.4.3.2, and 2.4.2 and IBM Sterling Secure Proxy 6.0.1, 6.0.0, 3.4.3, and 3.4.2 are vulnerable to an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive i...
CVE-2019-4747
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-16
IBM Team Concert (RTC) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IBM X-Force ID: 172887.
CVE-2019-4748
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-16
IBM Jazz Team Server based Applications are vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IBM X-Force ID: 173174.
CVE-2020-14000
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-16
MIT Lifelong Kindergarten Scratch scratch-vm before 0.2.0-prerelease.20200714185213 loads extension URLs from untrusted project.json files with certain _ characters, resulting in remote code execution because the URL's content is treated as a script and is executed as a worker. The responsible code ...
CVE-2020-15027
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-16
ConnectWise Automate through 2020.x has insufficient validation on certain authentication paths, allowing authentication bypass via a series of attempts. This was patched in 2020.7 and in a hotfix for 2019.12.