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Old-School Mac OS Malware Spotted Targeting Biomedical Industry
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Apple patches Mac OS for retro and stealthy 'Fruitfly' malware.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/19/2017
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Number Of Data Breach Disclosures Jumped 40% in 2016
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Though there were no mega breaches, 2016 had more breaches on record than any previous year, according to a new report.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/19/2017
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Protesters Called To Join Inauguration Day DDoS Attack
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Protesters have been invited to flood WhiteHouse.gov ahead of Trump's inauguration to voice their opposition to the presidency.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/19/2017
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Cyber Lessons From The NSAs Admiral Michael Rogers
Nathaniel Gleicher, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, IllummioCommentary
Security teams must get better at catching intruders where we have the advantage: on our own networks.
By Nathaniel Gleicher Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, Illummio, 1/19/2017
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What to Consider When Moving To Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, BitdefenderCommentary
Scalability, data availability, and agility are three reasons why enterprises are making the move to HCI.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/19/2017
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The 4 Top Barriers To Effective Incident Response
Ryan Benson, Senior Threat Researcher at ExabeamCommentary
Responding to cyberattacks is straightforward in some ways, difficult in others. Here are four ways that the process can get tripped up.
By Ryan Benson Senior Threat Researcher at Exabeam, 1/19/2017
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Anonymous Threatens Trump Ahead Of Inauguration
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
President-elect Donald Trump, a consistent target of the Anonymous hacker collective, was told he will regret the next four years.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/19/2017
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Sacked Employee Demands $200,000 To Unlock Google Account
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Triano Williams kept the password of his former employer's Google account after he was fired. He is now demanding $200,000 to unlock the account.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/19/2017
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Mobile Security Gap Threatens Enterprises
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Rush to release, rapid growth in mobile malware is exacerbating the problem, two reports show.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/18/2017
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What CISOs Need To Know Before Adopting Biometrics
Todd Thibodeaux, President & CEO, CompTIACommentary
Biometric techniques offer a solution to the password problem, but getting started can be tough. Here are a few things you need to know.
By Todd Thibodeaux President & CEO, CompTIA, 1/18/2017
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7 Common Reasons Companies Get Hacked
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Many breaches stem from the same root causes. What are the most common security problems leaving companies vulnerable?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/18/2017
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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 Sentence Commuted
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
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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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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Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in eXtplorer before 2.1.8 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that execute PHP code.

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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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