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FBI: Attackers Targeting Anonymous FTP Servers in Healthcare
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
The FBI warns medical and dental organizations of cybercriminals targeting anonymous FTP servers to steal personal health data.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/27/2017
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Symantec Seeks to Quell CA Customer Concerns over Google Warning
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Exec at Symantec spells out what company will do if Google follows through on its proposed plans to degrade trust in Symantec certs.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/27/2017
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This Week On Dark Reading: Event Calendar
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
Ransomware remediation and recovery this week, with clouds on the horizon.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/27/2017
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Data Visualization: Keeping an Eye on Security
Joshua Goldfarb, VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEyeCommentary
Visualization can be one of the most powerful approaches a security team can use to make sense of vast quantities of data. So why does it end up as an afterthought?
By Joshua Goldfarb VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, 3/27/2017
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40% of Discarded Digital Devices Contain Personal Data
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NAID study of 250 devices in resale markets found tablets contained the most recoverable personal information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/27/2017
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Cybercriminals Exploit March Madness Frenzy
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Users are clicking on dubious links to stream matches and exposing confidential data to hackers, says Zscaler.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/27/2017
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Google Slams Symantec for 'Failures' in SSL/TLS Certificate Process
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingQuick Hits
Google Chrome engineers railed on Symantec for allegedly issuing thousands of security certificates that had not been properly validated.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 3/24/2017
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Apple: Mac, iPhone Bugs That CIA Allegedly Exploited Were Fixed Years Ago
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
New WikiLeaks data dump describes "Sonic Screwdriver," other CIA exploits for Mac desktops and iPhones
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/24/2017
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Intro to Cyber Insurance: 7 Questions to Ask
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Buying a cyber insurance policy can be complex and difficult. Make sure you're asking these questions as you navigate the process.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/24/2017
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America's JobLink Suffers Security Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A third-party hacker exploited a flaw in America's JobLink application code to access the information of job seekers from 10 states.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/24/2017
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Sandia Testing New Intrusion Detection Tool That Mimics Human Brain
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Neuromorphic Data Microscope can spot malicious patterns in network traffic 100 times faster than current tool, lab claims.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/24/2017
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US Senate Overturns Obama Consumer Privacy Rule
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The FCC regulation, passed in October, was rejected in a 50-to-48 vote and is now in the House of Representatives.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/24/2017
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Prioritizing Threats: Why Most Companies Get It Wrong
Michael A. Davis, CTO of CounterTackCommentary
To stay safer, focus on multiple-threat attack chains rather than on individual threats.
By Michael A. Davis CTO of CounterTack, 3/24/2017
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7 Steps to Transforming Yourself into a DevSecOps Rockstar
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Security practitioners at one education software firm offer lessons learned from merging DevOps with security.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 3/23/2017
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5 Ways CISOs Could Work Better with Their Cyber Insurers
Pascal Millaire, Vice President at Symantec and General Manager of the  Cyber Insurance GroupCommentary
Risk management has become increasingly important, making it crucial companies have good relationships with their insurance company.
By Pascal Millaire Vice President at Symantec and General Manager of the Cyber Insurance Group, 3/23/2017
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LastPass Fixes Serious Security Flaw in Chrome, Firefox Extensions
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Password manager LastPass creates a workaround for a serious vulnerability affecting browser extensions in Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/23/2017
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US May Charge North Korea in Bangladesh Bank Cybertheft
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The potential case accuses North Korea, and suspected Chinese middlemen, of spearheading an $81-million theft from Bangladesh Bank.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/23/2017
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Russian Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Citadel Malware Attacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Russian national Mark Vartanyan pleads guilty in US federal court following his December 2016 extradition from Norway.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/23/2017
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20 Million Mobile Devices at High Risk of Attack, Study Finds
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Meanwhile, a separate report by Google says half of all Android devices didn't install a single security update in 2016.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/23/2017
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Windows 'DoubleAgent' Attack Turns AV Tools into Malware
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Zero-day attack exploits a legitimate process in Windows, according to Cybellum; AV vendors downplay threat.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/22/2017
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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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