Source Code of Windows XP, Server 2003 leaked

Security Affairs

The source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on bulletin board website 4chan. The post Source Code of Windows XP, Server 2003 leaked appeared first on Security Affairs.

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Microsoft Patches ‘Wormable’ Flaw in Windows XP, 7 and Windows 2003

Krebs on Security

Microsoft today is taking the unusual step of releasing security updates for unsupported but still widely-used Windows operating systems like XP and Windows 2003 , citing the discovery of a “wormable” flaw that the company says could be used to fuel a fast-moving malware threat like the WannaCry ransomware attacks of 2017. It also is present in computers powered by Windows XP and Windows 2003, operating systems for which Microsoft long ago stopped shipping security updates.

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Developer successfully compiled leaked source code for MS Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 OSs

Security Affairs

Last week, the source code for MS Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 OSs were leaked online, now a developer successfully compiled them. The expert has no problem while compiling the source code for Windows server 2003.

How AI Could Become the Firewall of 2003

Dark Reading

An over-reliance on artificial intelligence and machine learning for the wrong uses will create unnecessary risks

Microsoft Patches Wormable Vuln in Windows 7, 2003, XP, Server 2008

Dark Reading

Microsoft releases security updates for some out-of-support systems to fix a bug that could be weaponized as a worm if exploited

When Older Windows Systems Won't Die

Dark Reading

Microsoft's decision to patch unsupported machines for the critical CVE-2019-0708 flaw is a reminder that XP, 2003, and other older versions of Windows still run in some enterprises

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First American Mortgage Faces NY Regulator Inquiry, Lawsuit

Data Breach Today

The company is also offering free credit monitoring for anyone who used its title and settlement services since 2003 Pressure Mounts on Title Company That Exposed 885 Million Records Online First American Mortgage Corp., the title insurance company that left hundreds of millions of personal documents exposed on the internet, is now facing a lawsuit and an inquiry by New York's financial regulator.

First American Faces NY Regulator, Lawsuit Over Exposure

Data Breach Today

The company is also offering free credit monitoring for anyone who used its title and settlement services since 2003 Pressure Mounts on Title Company that Exposed 885 Million Records Online First American Mortgage Corp., the title insurance company that left hundreds of millions of personal documents open on the internet, is now facing a lawsuit and an inquiry by New York's financial regulator.

The Long Path out of the Vulnerability Disclosure Dark Ages

WIRED Threat Level

Letting a company know about flaws in their products has gotten easier sine 2003—but not by much. Security Security / Security News

Personal Data Left on Used Laptops

Schneier on Security

Simson Garfinkel performed the same experiment in 2003, with similar results. A recent experiment found all sorts of personal data left on used laptops and smartphones. This should come as no surprise. computersecurity dataloss dataprotection

What Are the Penalties for FACTA Noncompliance

Record Nations

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, FACTA, was enacted in 2003 by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Businesses collect lots data on a daily basis. Whether it’s business, employee, or customer information, it’s important to keep this data secure.

First American may have exposed millions of client records

Information Management Resources

title insurers, may have allowed unauthorized access to more than 885 million records related to mortgage deals going back to 2003. The firm, one of the largest U.S. Data security Customer data Cyber security Cyber attacks

Netezza evolves into the IBM Integrated Analytics System

IBM Big Data Hub

The world of data in 2018 is much different than in 2003. We now see a drive towards AI, the emergence of cloud and the prevalence of big data across industries.

Is It Time to Make Mobile Internet a Human Right?

Cllax

In 2003, the World Summit on the Information Society declared internet access to be a human right. If your internet provider isn’t working properly and you have no access for. Guest Post

How FACTA Impacts Records Management

Record Nations

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) was enacted in 2003 to ensure the protection of consumers’ personal data. It provides consumers with the means to monitor their credit scores and dispute inaccuracies. FACTA guarantees that businesses are taking precautions to prevent identity theft. FACTA’s Impacts on Businesses A Plan Since FACTA has strict […]. The post How FACTA Impacts Records Management appeared first on Record Nations.

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: Case Study: Success at Ernst & Young's Center for Business Knowledge

ChiefTech

Sunday, 20 May 2007 Case Study: Success at Ernst & Young's Center for Business Knowledge I wrote this case study, Online Collaboration Tools, Knowledge Managers, and a Cooperative Culture , in 2003 while working at Ernst & Young in Sydney, Australia, as the Ernst & Young Online Program Manager for Asia. This is the old ChiefTech blog. Nice of you to drop in and visit. However, you need to come over and see my new blog at chieftech.com.au. ©2005-2009. ©2005-2009.

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First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records

Krebs on Security

NYSE:FAF ] leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003, until notified this week by KrebsOnSecurity. The earliest document number available on the site – 000000075 — referenced a real estate transaction from 2003. The Web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp.

My work, my way: Life as a Principal Systems Engineer at OpenText

OpenText Information Management

Matthias Specht, Principal Systems Engineer, started his career with OpenText™ in 2003 as an intern. You never know where your first work experiences might lead you. Today, 15 years later, Matthias continues to enjoy OpenText because of the large clients his development work supports, the challenging projects he works on, and the kind colleagues he … The post My work, my way: Life as a Principal Systems Engineer at OpenText appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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NY Charges First American Financial for Massive Data Leak

Krebs on Security

had exposed approximately 885 million records related to mortgage deals going back to 2003. In May 2019, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that the website of mortgage title insurance giant First American Financial Corp.

Gartner 2018 IDPS Magic Quadrant: Alert Logic Places as Challenger

Adapture

In fact, Gartner predicted the demise of the entire precursor to this category back in 2003 because, at the time, intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and intrusion detection systems (IDS) were just not delivering the [ ] The post Gartner 2018 IDPS Magic Quadrant: Alert Logic Places as Challenger appeared first on ADAPTURE. The Gartner Magic Quadrant’s Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) category is relatively new. But it’s not without its rough beginnings.

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SEC Investigating Data Leak at First American Financial Corp.

Krebs on Security

that exposed more than 885 million personal and financial records tied to mortgage deals going back to 2003, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissio n (SEC) is investigating a security failure on the Web site of real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. First American Financial Corp. In May, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that the Web site for Santa Ana, Calif.-based

DHS CISA urges government agencies to fix SIGRed Windows Server DNS bug within 24h

Security Affairs

on the CVSS scale and affects Windows Server versions 2003 to 2019. in the Windows DNS server that affects Windows Server versions 2003 to 2019, and can be triggered by a malicious DNS response. The bug affects the DNS server component that ships with all Windows Server versions from 2003 to 2019. US DHS CISA urges government agencies to patch SIGRed Windows Server DNS vulnerability within 24h due to the likelihood of the issue being exploited.

British Court rejects the US’s request to extradite Julian Assange

Security Affairs

“That extradition should be refused because it would be unjust and oppressive by reason of Mr. Assange’s mental condition and the high risk of suicide pursuant to section 91 of the EA 2003;” said District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) Vanessa Baraitser In the Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

International data transfers: an opinion the EDPB (probably) won’t publish

Data Protector

One of the consequences of the Scherms II decision is that EU organisations need to take greater care in determining how best to protect the flows of personal data outside the EU.

Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

Krebs on Security

Finally, since we’re on the subject of major ransomware attacks and scary exploits, it’s a good time to remind readers about the importance of applying the latest security updates from Microsoft, which took the unusual step of releasing security updates for unsupported but still widely-used Windows operating systems like XP and Windows 2003. ” That vulnerability exists in Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 284

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box.

Expert developed a MetaSploit module for the BlueKeep flaw

Security Affairs

Microsoft has released patches for Windows 7, Server 2008, XP and Server 2003. This Metasploit module doesn’t work against Windows Server 2003. A security expert has developed a Metasploit module to exploit the critical BlueKeep vulnerability and get remote code execution. The security researcher Z??osum0x0 osum0x0 has developed a module for the popular Metasploit penetration testing framework to exploit the critical BlueKeep flaw.

First American Financial Corp. Data Records Leak

Schneier on Security

The earliest document number available on the site -- 000000075 -- referenced a real estate transaction from 2003. Krebs on Security is reporting a massive data leak by the real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp. The title insurance agency collects all kinds of documents from both the buyer and seller, including Social Security numbers, drivers licenses, account statements, and even internal corporate documents if you're a small business.

April is RIM Month

The Texas Record

Over time, the observance grew to cover a week in 1997, and a month in 2003, and now extends beyond U.S. We had to wait until April 2nd to post this, because RIM month is NO JOKE! But we do have a few fun blog posts planned for this industry-related celebration, so stay tuned. Records and Information Management Month (RIMM) is celebrated internationally for the month of April to promote the RIM profession and to highlight the impact that RIM has on business.

Microsoft fixes critical wormable RCE SigRed in Windows DNS servers

Security Affairs

on the CVSS scale and affects Windows Server versions 2003 to 2019. in the Windows DNS server that affects Windows Server versions 2003 to 2019, and can be triggered by a malicious DNS response. Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday security updates for July 2020 addressed a 17-year-old wormable vulnerability for hijacking Microsoft Windows Server dubbed SigRed.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 283

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box.

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Japan Amends the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI)

InfoGoTo

Originally enacted in 2003, the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (‘APPI’) has served as a central component in Japan’s data privacy regulatory framework.

Direct Marketing Takeaways From the Draft ICO Code of Practice

InfoGoTo

Coming in at 124 pages, the draft ICO code of practice provides practical guidance on direct marketing and ensures compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation 2003 (PECR).

Britain’s information commissioner fines British Airways for 2018 Hack

Security Affairs

“The ICO has specific responsibilities set out in the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003.

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Signed Malware

Schneier on Security

What's more, it predated Stuxnet, with the first known instance occurring in 2003. Stuxnet famously used legitimate digital certificates to sign its malware. A research paper from last year found that the practice is much more common than previously thought. Now, researchers have presented proof that digitally signed malware is much more common than previously believed.

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LabCorp: 7.7 Million Consumers Hit in Collections Firm Breach

Krebs on Security

On May 24, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that the Web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant First American Financial [NYSE:FAF] leaked 885 million documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003, until notified by KrebsOnSecurity. Medical testing giant LabCorp. said today personal and financial data on some 7.7 million consumers were exposed by a breach at a third-party billing collections firm.

Was Your Mortgage Deal One of Nearly 900 Million Recently Exposed?

Adam Levin

left hundreds of millions of sensitive financial documents unprotected on its website dating back as far as 2003. First American Financial Corp. The security hole, discovered by Washington real estate developer Ben Shoval and reported by security expert Brian Krebs, allowed anyone with a web browser full access to digitized records related to mortgage deals. Among the leaked information were bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, and scans of driver licenses.

IP-in-IP flaw affects devices from Cisco and other vendors

Security Affairs

IP-in-IP encapsulation is a tunneling protocol specified in RFC 2003 that allows for IP packets to be encapsulated inside another IP packets. A flaw in the IP-in-IP tunneling protocol that can be exploited for DoS attacks and to bypass security controls impact devices from Cisco and other vendors.

Brexit: Final arrangements for 1 January and future EU-U.K. data transfers

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 will remain in place, but will now refer to the UK GDPR. The Brexit trade deal has now has been agreed between the EU and UK.

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New Case Sheds Further Light on the Definition of Autodialer under the TCPA

Data Matters

The FCC had said in orders in 2003 and 2008 that the TCPA’s definition of auto-dialer was broad enough to cover predictive dialers. Ever since the D.C. Circuit struck down the FCC’s overbroad rule defining “auto-dialers” under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, district courts have debated the scope of the D.C. Circuit’s ruling: Did it effectively strike down earlier FCC pronouncements on what qualifies as an auto-dialer?

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