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Report: Al Qaeda Schedules Cyber Jihad for Nov. 11
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Unconfirmed report raises questions, sets bloggers blogging
Technology That Reaches Beyond the Grave
Quick Hits  |  10/31/2007  | 
For IT administrators, this might be the scariest thing in the cemetery
Industry Hears First 'Singing Spam'
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Spammers hide messages in MP3 files to avoid detection
Researchers Fear Reprisals From Storm
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Massive botnet can launch denial-of-service attacks on those who threaten it
Credit Card Holders Suffer for Their Art
Quick Hits  |  10/29/2007  | 
Break-in at popular Art.com Website nets card data for thieves
Researcher: Vonage Vulnerable
News  |  10/26/2007  | 
Popular VOIP service could be subject to spoofing, eavesdropping, and denial of service, Sipera warns
Feds: 30 Security Incidents per Day
Quick Hits  |  10/26/2007  | 
Personal information exposures have doubled in last four months, OMB exec says
Sprint Adds Laptop Security to Mobile Broadband
News  |  10/25/2007  | 
Wireless carrier is first to distribute Alcatel-Lucent's Laptop Guardian connection card
Startup Unveils Reputation-Based Spam Fighter
Quick Hits  |  10/25/2007  | 
New software rates messages based on user's propensity to receive spam
Is NAC Dying?
News  |  10/24/2007  | 
Frustrated with complexity and cost, many enterprises are retrenching their NAC strategies
200,000 Notified of Lost Backup Tape
News  |  10/23/2007  | 
West Virginia Public Employees Insurance says tape contains names, addresses, Social Security information
'Fiendish' Trojan Creates Parallel eBay Universe
Quick Hits  |  10/23/2007  | 
Exploit even creates fake third-party validation sites
Upstart Takes New Tack on Digital Signatures
News  |  10/22/2007  | 
TriCipher's new MySignatureBook enables multiple signers to authorize a single document electronically
Online Poker World Rocked by Hack
Quick Hits  |  10/22/2007  | 
Chief of Absolute Poker site says 'consultant' developed method to look at others' hole cards without their knowledge
Spammers Convicted in $2M Loan Fraud Scheme
News  |  10/19/2007  | 
Fraudsters collected 'advance fees' from borrowers who couldn't get conventional loans
FBI Makes Copperfield's Hard Drive Disappear
Quick Hits  |  10/19/2007  | 
Magician is target of mysterious raid that collects computer drive, computer chip, and $2M in cash
Study: ID Fraud Varies With Victims' Income Level
News  |  10/18/2007  | 
'Economic divide' may lead businesses to develop more customized defenses for different customer types, Javelin research says
Small Business: Hackers' Low-Hanging Fruit
News  |  10/17/2007  | 
With few IT resources and even fewer security skills, mom-and-pop shops increasingly look like juicy targets for the bad guys
Thieves Help Themselves to Home Depot Laptop
Quick Hits  |  10/17/2007  | 
Personal information of 10,000 employees at risk, hardware chain says
Wolves in IT Administrators' Clothing?
News  |  10/16/2007  | 
Enterprises, vendors move to safeguard their systems from rogue systems administrators
Schwarzenegger Terminates CA Retail Data Security Law
News  |  10/15/2007  | 
Minnesota remains only state to outlaw retention of credit card data
Obstacles Nick NAC, But Growth Continues
News  |  10/12/2007  | 
Most companies are getting network access control, but cost and lack of integration still are pain points
'Spammer Murder' Is a Hoax
Quick Hits  |  10/12/2007  | 
Reported 'mob hit' against major spammer turns out to be one big Russian yarn
Former IT Admin Convicted of Sabotage
News  |  10/11/2007  | 
Disgruntled staffer faces 10 years in jail after destroying payroll and HR files at Pentastar
FTC Comes Down Hard on Spammers
News  |  10/10/2007  | 
In separate cases, agency slaps complaints on defendants for identity trafficking, bogus product claims
Are 'Geek' Services a Big Scam?
Quick Hits  |  10/10/2007  | 
Undercover study by Canadian news organization finds that many consumer-oriented IT services are more sneaky than geeky
Security Spending on the Rise, CompTIA Says
News  |  10/9/2007  | 
Security now accounts for 20 percent of IT technology and training budget, according to new survey
Insider Attacks Put IT Security on the Offensive
News  |  10/3/2007  | 
'Counterintelligence' efforts could help companies prevent internal breaches, rather than just detect them
Are Hackers Piggybacking on Your Wireless Modem?
Quick Hits  |  10/3/2007  | 
UK wireless service provider warns 250,000 customers of modem flaw
Web Hack Exposes Personal Data of 14,000 At Nature Conservancy
News  |  10/2/2007  | 
Attacker accessed data via malware attached to association Website
Identity Thieves Busted in Major Cases
News  |  10/1/2007  | 
Texas prepares to sentence thief who stole over 1,000 identities; FBI makes second arrest in Russian online crime ring
Fall Into the (Security) Gap
Quick Hits  |  10/1/2007  | 
800,000 employment applicants pantsed by laptop thefts at popular retail chain


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A local privilege escalation vulnerability was found on polkit's pkexec utility. The pkexec application is a setuid tool designed to allow unprivileged users to run commands as privileged users according predefined policies. The current version of pkexec doesn't handle the calling parameters count c...
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An incorrect default permission vulnerability exists in the cgiserver.cgi cgi_check_ability functionality of reolink RLC-410W v3.0.0.136_20121102. All the Get APIs that are not included in cgi_check_ability are already executable by any logged-in users. An attacker can send an HTTP request to trigge...
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