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Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Hit Mac OS X With New Trojan
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Aerospace victim hit by targeted attack that didn't even exploit a Mac vulnerability.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/26/2016
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Ransomware: Coming To A Hospital Near You?
Christiaan Beek, Threat Intelligence Research, Office of the CTO,Intel Security
10 ways to protect healthcare systems from ransomware and other malware infections.
By Christiaan Beek Threat Intelligence Research, Office of the CTO,Intel Security, 9/26/2016
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Cyber Risk Among Top Concerns For Business Leaders: Study
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
More than 50% of business leaders surveyed in the Travelers Risk Index report cyber, computer, and technology risks are among their top concerns.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/26/2016
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FBI Probes Dumping Of NSA Hack Tools On Public Site
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
National Security Agency says tools left exposed by mistake - and dumping by presumably Russia-backed hackers Shadow Brokers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/26/2016
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Yahoo Breach Could Delay $4.8 Billion Verizon Takeover
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Verizon may revisit contract with Yahoo on doubts of vulnerabilities in the system after 500 accounts were found hacked.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/26/2016
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Microsoft Launches Windows Defender App Guard For Its Edge Browser
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Microsoft debuts a new tool to strengthen security in its Edge browser for Windows Enterprise customers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/26/2016
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What The WADA Hack Proves About Today's Threat Landscape
Gary Newe, Director of Systems Engineering, F5 NetworksCommentary
Fancy Bear's initial release of data on four top American athletes reminds us all to reassess our risks.
By Gary Newe , 9/26/2016
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Adware Campaign Using Advanced Nation-State Obfuscation Techniques
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
New report from Carbon Black shows adware may be spreading ransomware, using similar tactics as Operation Aurora.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/26/2016
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State Of The Exploit Kit
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Exploit kit traffic is down considerably following the demise of Nuclear and Angler, but many researchers see it only as a temporary disruption.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/26/2016
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7 New Rules For IoT Safety & Vuln Disclosure
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
In the Internet of Things, even the lowliest smart device can be used for a malicious purpose. Manufacturers take heed!
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 9/24/2016
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Advisory Body Calls For Stronger Cybersecurity Measures Across Airline Industry
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Measures are designed to bolster operational security across all stakeholders in the aviation sector, Wall Street Journal says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/23/2016
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Spam Levels Spike, Thanks In Part To Ransomware
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
By shipping banking Trojans and ransomware that turn big profits fast, spammers can now afford the high overhead of high-volume spam campaigns.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 9/23/2016
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7 Ways Cloud Alters The Security Equation
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
Would-be and existing customers must understand that security isn't set-and-forget just because it resides in the cloud.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 9/23/2016
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An Open-Source Security Maturity Model
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
Oh you don't run open-source code? Really? Christine Gadsby and Jake Kouns explain how to identify and secure all those open-source libraries and other third-party components lurking inside your applications, proprietary and otherwise.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 9/23/2016
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D-FENSE! Using Research To Craft Effective Cyber Defenses
Dark Reading Staff, CommentaryVideo
A pair of experts from Imperva stops by the Dark Reading News Desk to chat.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2016
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On-Premises & In The Cloud: Making Sense Of Your Cybersecurity Ecosystem
Yishai Beeri, Director of Cybersecurity Research, CloudLockCommentary
As enterprises continue to invest in hybrid cloud strategies, they need their fragmented security solutions to work together.
By Yishai Beeri Director of Cybersecurity Research, CloudLock, 9/23/2016
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FTC Releases Video With Data Breach Recovery Advice
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The US Federal Trade Commission video has detailed instructions on what to do if personal data of a user is stolen and exposed.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2016
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Top Democrats Tell Putin To Halt Hacking Of US Political Parties
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Russia trying to influence November presidential elections, say Senator Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Adam Schiff.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2016
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Biometric Skimmers Pose Emerging Threat To ATMs
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Even as financial institutions move to shore up ATM security with biometric mechanisms, cybercrooks are busy figuring out ways to beat them.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/22/2016
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Yahoo Reveals Nation State-Borne Data Breach Affecting A Half-Billion Users
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
But still unconfirmed is whether the newly revealed attack is related to recently dumped Yahoo user credentials in an online cybercrime forum.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/22/2016
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