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Cloud Security & IoT: A Look At What Lies Ahead
Bill Kleyman, Chief Technology Officer, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
In the brave new world of cloud, security teams must be as agile as possible. This means leveraging proactive monitoring tools, locking down access points, and forecasting requirements
By Bill Kleyman Chief Technology Officer, MTM Technologies, 1/18/2017
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Survey Says 66% Of Consumers Won't Work With Breached Companies
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Customers are willing to take risks online yet hold businesses responsible for protecting their data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/18/2017
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Chelsea Manning Granted Presidential Pardon
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The former Army analyst who stole classified military files and handed them to WikiLeaks has served seven years out of a 35-year jail term.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/18/2017
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Security Pros Say On-The-Job Experience Counts The Most
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Surviving the cybersecurity skills crisis requires investing more in the resources you have, experts say.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/18/2017
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Threat Attribution: Misunderstood & Abused
Malwarebytes Labs, Malwarebytes Labs
Despite its many pitfalls, threat attribution remains an important part of any incident response plan. Heres why.
By Malwarebytes Labs Malwarebytes Labs, 1/18/2017
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2017 IT Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance Of Security Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Public cloud adoption and security concerns are expected to grow as more businesses transition to the cloud.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/18/2017
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Dangerous New Gmail Phishing Attack Gaining Steam
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
None of the usual browser indicators of fraudulent websites are present in this method of phishing.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/17/2017
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Carbanak's Back And Using Google Services For Command-and-Control
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Cybercrime gang employs common cloud services to hide in plain sight.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/17/2017
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Close The Gap Between IT & Security To Reduce The Impact Of Cyber Threats
Travis Rosiek, Chief Technology Officer at TychonCommentary
IT and security teams work more effectively together than apart.
By Travis Rosiek Chief Technology Officer at Tychon, 1/17/2017
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Credential-Stuffing Attacks Take Enterprise Systems By Storm
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Automated credential-stuffing attempts makes up 90% of enterprise login traffic.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 1/17/2017
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Machine Learning For Cybersecurity Not Cybercrime
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
Cybercriminals have yet to adopt machine learning for offensive attack strategies - and they probably wont for a long time.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/17/2017
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Advances In SSL: 5 Strategies For Secure, High-Performance Load Balancers
Ranga Rajagopalan, Chief Technology Officer, Avi NetworksCommentary
Today, even Netflix is streaming hit movies and TV shows via encrypted connections! Heres how to manage higher volumes of encrypted traffic without bogging down your network.
By Ranga Rajagopalan Chief Technology Officer, Avi Networks, 1/17/2017
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Understanding The Basics Of Two-Factor Authentication
Malwarebytes Labs, Malwarebytes Labs
With data breaches resulting in leaked passwords occurring almost daily, two-factor authentication has become an essential tool in the security toolkit.
By Malwarebytes Labs Malwarebytes Labs, 1/16/2017
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Ransomware: How A Security Inconvenience Became The Industry's Most-Feared Vulnerability
Gur Shatz, CTO and co-founder, Cato NetworksCommentary
There are all sorts of ways to curb ransomware, so why has it spread so successfully?
By Gur Shatz CTO and co-founder, Cato Networks, 1/16/2017
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WhatsApp Denies It Has Backdoor For Decrypting Messages
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Backdoor is really a feature for ensuring messages are not lost in certain situations, company claims.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/13/2017
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10 Cocktail Party Security Tips From The Experts
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Security pros offer basic advice to help average users ward off the bad guys.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/13/2017
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The Sorry State Of Cybersecurity Awareness Training
Tom DeSot, Chief Information Officer of Digital DefenseCommentary
Rules aren't really rules if breaking them has no consequences.
By Tom DeSot Chief Information Officer of Digital Defense, 1/13/2017
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Phone Hacking Firm Hacked, 900 GB Data Stolen
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Attackers compromised customer account details and other data from Israeli mobile hacking firm Cellebrite, which may sell technology to Russia, the UAE, and Turkey.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/13/2017
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Giuliani To Coordinate Between Govt., Private Sector On Cybersecurity
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Former New York City mayor believes private industry has the answer to cybersecurity matters, which the government wants to explore.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/13/2017
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Shadow Brokers Calls It Quits After Failing To Get Buyers For NSA Exploits
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
But group says it is still willing to dump its collection of Linux and Windows tools if it gets 10,000 bitcoins.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/12/2017
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netstat in IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1 and VIOS 2.2.x, when a fibre channel adapter is used, allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

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Published: 2015-10-15
Directory traversal vulnerability in QNAP QTS before 4.1.4 build 0910 and 4.2.x before 4.2.0 RC2 build 0910, when AFP is enabled, allows remote attackers to read or write to arbitrary files by leveraging access to an OS X (1) user or (2) guest account.

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