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At Least 70 Organizations Targeted In Sophisticated Cyber Surveillance Operation
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Most of the targets are in Ukraine, though a few have been spotted in Russia and elsewhere, CyberX says
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/17/2017
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Yahoo Explains Cookie Forgery Related To Two 2016 Breaches
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Yahoo's recent update on forged cookies is in relation to two, not three, security breaches announced last year.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/17/2017
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Closing The Cybersecurity Skills Gap With STEM
Kyle Martin, Content Coordinator at Florida Polytechnic UniversityCommentary
As a nation, we should be doing more to promote educational programs that prepare today's students for tomorrow's jobs.
By Kyle Martin Content Coordinator at Florida Polytechnic University, 2/17/2017
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After Election Interference, RSA Conference Speakers Ask What Comes Next
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Election-tampering called 'a red line we should not allow anyone to cross.'
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/17/2017
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Man Jailed For Hacking Ex-Employer's Operations
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Louisiana resident Brian Johnson was sentenced to 34 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $1.1 million in damages.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/17/2017
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Florida Man Gets 48 Months For $1.3M Spam Email Scheme
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Timothy Livingston committed identity theft and sent bulk spam emails on behalf of clients, generating $1.3 million in profit.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/17/2017
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NSS Labs Talks Operationalizing Security
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At RSA, NSS Labs CTO Jason Brvenik discusses how to find the gaps in your current web of security products and how to discover what you're not finding.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/17/2017
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Iran Intensifies Its Cyberattack Activity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Middle East targets namely Saudi Arabia are feeling the brunt of the attacks, but experts anticipate Iran will double down on hacking US targets.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/16/2017
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Ransomware Growth Fueled By Russian-Speaking Cybercriminals
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Individuals and groups from Russian-speaking countries responsible for a lot of ransomware activity, Kaspersky Lab says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/16/2017
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Recorded Future Talks Threat Intel
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At the RSA Conference, Recorded Future's vice president of intelligence and strategy Levi Gundert and director of advanced collection Andrei Barysevich discuss threat intelligence.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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The Era Of Data-Jacking Is Here. Are You Ready?
Zohar Alon, Co-Founder and CEO, Dome9Commentary
As data in the cloud becomes more valuable, the cost of weak security will soon be higher than many organizations can bear. Here's why.
By Zohar Alon Co-Founder and CEO, Dome9, 2/16/2017
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Ukraine Blames Russia For New Virus Targeting Infrastructure
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The Russian security service, software firms, and criminal hackers are accused of orchestrating cyberattacks on Ukraine's infrastructure.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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Yahoo Warns Users Of Forged Cookies In Third Breach
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The company sent a warning to users about forged cookies used in a third data breach originally reported in December 2016.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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MEDJACK.3 Poses Advanced Threat To Hospital Devices
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
A newly discovered version of the "medical device hijack" attack targets older operating systems to bypass security measures and steal patient data.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/16/2017
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New Attack Threatens Android For Work Security
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
The enterprise privacy app, designed to separate personal and business information, is open to attacks putting corporate data at risk.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/16/2017
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Raytheon Foreground Security Talks Proactive Risk-Based Security
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At RSA, Raytheon Foreground Security's president, Paul Perkinson, and chief strategy officer, Joshua Douglas discuss how to get proactive with advanced threat hunting and managed detection response.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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Mimecast Tackles Email-Bound Risks
Dark Reading Staff, CommentaryVideo
At RSA, Mimecast cyber security strategy Bob Adams discusses graduating from basic filtering to true email security risk assessment.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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Juniper Discusses The New Network & How To Secure It
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At RSA, Mihir Maniar, Juniper Networks' vice president of security products and strategy, and Laurence Pitt, Juniper Networks' EMEA security strategy director, discuss how the network has not disappeared, it's just become more elastic.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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CA Technologies Views On How Machine Learning Is Powering The Next Generation Of Security
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At RSA, Mordecai Rosen, SVP and general manager of security business for CA Technologies talks machine learning, analytics, and identity management.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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Cylance Talks Third-Party Testing
Dark Reading Staff, CommentaryVideo
At the RSA Conference, Chad Skipper, vice president of industry relations and product testing for Cylance, discusses the customs and controversies of third-party testing and verification of security products.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2017
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The Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.x mishandles requests for Graphics Execution Manager (GEM) objects, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an application that processes graphics data, as demonstrated b...

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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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