Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Why We Need a 'Cleaner Internet'
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
SPeterson
50%
50%
SPeterson,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/20/2019 | 9:10:45 PM
Locking down malicious actions closer to the source
I agree we need "dummy-proof" security, however, be careful to not make it harder for truth about what's going on to get sent out of countries and organizations that want to rigidly control the flow of information. (And, there's no such thing as foolproof, because fools are so ingenious.)
REISEN1955
100%
0%
REISEN1955,
User Rank: Ninja
4/22/2019 | 10:53:30 AM
Re: Locking down malicious actions closer to the source
This is a messy area indeed - cleaner but whose idea of clean is the one that applies.   And who polices that clean environment (who makes that decision based upon what criteria).   We are getting close to State and One thought for all.  i believe it should be a wide open Dodge City for free speech with all the hell that embraces.  The price of a free internet.  There are always bad users and actors, always will be.   You cannot legislate stupidity but it is rampant.  (See Congress LOL).  Slippery slope indeed.
Rigina
50%
50%
Rigina,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/23/2019 | 5:19:15 AM
Re: Locking down malicious actions closer to the source
look it is an interresting  article https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2019/12/the-internets-dirtiest-secrets-the-cleaners

find it quite interesting


Commentary
Ransomware Is Not the Problem
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer,  6/9/2021
Edge-DRsplash-11-edge-ask-the-experts
How Can I Test the Security of My Home-Office Employees' Routers?
John Bock, Senior Research Scientist,  6/7/2021
News
New Ransomware Group Claiming Connection to REvil Gang Surfaces
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  6/10/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Current Issue
The State of Cybersecurity Incident Response
In this report learn how enterprises are building their incident response teams and processes, how they research potential compromises, how they respond to new breaches, and what tools and processes they use to remediate problems and improve their cyber defenses for the future.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-31769
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-21
MyQ Server in MyQ X Smart before 8.2 allows remote code execution by unprivileged users because administrative session data can be read in the %PROGRAMFILES%\MyQ\PHP\Sessions directory. The "Select server file" feature is only intended for administrators but actually does not require autho...
CVE-2020-20469
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-21
White Shark System (WSS) 1.3.2 has a SQL injection vulnerability. The vulnerability stems from the log_edit.php files failing to filter the csa_to_user parameter, remote attackers can exploit the vulnerability to obtain database sensitive information.
CVE-2020-20470
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-21
White Shark System (WSS) 1.3.2 has web site physical path leakage vulnerability.
CVE-2020-20471
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-21
White Shark System (WSS) 1.3.2 has an unauthorized access vulnerability in default_user_edit.php, remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability to escalate to admin privileges.
CVE-2020-20472
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-21
White Shark System (WSS) 1.3.2 has a sensitive information disclosure vulnerability. The if_get_addbook.php file does not have an authentication operation. Remote attackers can obtain username information for all users of the current site.