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Where Cybercriminals Go To Buy Your Stolen Data
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
What malicious sites provide both free and paid access to stolen credit cards, company databases, malware and more?
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 12/3/2016
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'Frighteningly Easy' Hack Guesses Full Credit Card Details In 6 Seconds
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Attack works only on Visa network, Newcastle University researchers say.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/2/2016
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Dark Web Vendor Gets 50 Months Jail For ID Theft
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Minnesota resident Aaron Glende aka IcyEagle caught selling stolen bank details on AlphaBay market.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/2/2016
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MasterCard, Visa Push Gas Pump EMV Migration Deadline To 2020
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Fuel merchants get three extra years to deploy the secure chip-enabled payment infrastructure in their complex environments.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/2/2016
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The Human Firewall: Why People Are Critical To Email Security
Roland Cloutier, Senior VP, Chief Security Officer, ADPCommentary
Technology is just the beginning; employees must be fully on board with security procedures.
By Roland Cloutier Senior VP, Chief Security Officer, ADP, 12/2/2016
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Avalanche Botnet Comes Tumbling Down In Largest-Ever Sinkholing Operation
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
800,000 domains seized, sinkholed, or blocked, and five individuals arrested, in international effort to bring down botnet linked to 17 major malware families.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/1/2016
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Mandia: Russian State Hackers Changed The Game
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Founder of Mandiant and FireEye CEO says Russia doesn't appear to want to cover its tracks anymore.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/1/2016
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Organizations In Saudi Arabia Reportedly Hit In Destructive New Shamoon Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Thousands of computers at countrys main civil aviation authority and other entities rendered unusable by same malware that destroyed 30,000 computers at Aramco in 2012.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/1/2016
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Holiday Weekend Online Payment Card Fraud 20% Higher In 2016
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
In the face of EMV chips, criminals turned online to commit card-not-present fraud this Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/1/2016
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Cybercriminals Next Target: Long-Term Prizes (Part 2 of 2)
Matthew Rosenquist, Cybersecurity Strategist for Intel
Attacks of a more strategic nature will test early blockchain implementations and continue to explore ways to monetize weak IoT devices.
By Matthew Rosenquist Cybersecurity Strategist for Intel, 12/1/2016
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DMARC Continues To Confound Users, Report Says
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
Almost three-quarters of those who deploy email authentication standard fail to get its full benefits, ValiMail says.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 12/1/2016
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20 Questions Smart Security Pros Should Ask About 'Intelligence'
Joshua Goldfarb, VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEyeCommentary
Threat intel is a hot but complicated topic that encompasses a lot more than just data feeds. Here's how to get beyond the fear, uncertainty, and doubt to maximize its potential.
By Joshua Goldfarb VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, 12/1/2016
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Gaming Company Sues Ex-Employees Over Data Theft
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
San Francisco-based Zynga alleges former workers took sensitive information with them when they joined rival company.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/1/2016
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Microsoft 'Father Of SDL' Named To Top Post At SAFECode
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Steve Lipner, the former Microsoft security leader credited with spearheading its security development lifecycle (SDL) initiative, takes on a new role as executive director at SAFECode.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 12/1/2016
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China Cybersecurity Firm Linked With Countrys Intel Agency For Espionage
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Boyusec is working with Chinas intelligence services and military to doctor security products for spying, says Pentagon report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/30/2016
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Georgia Tech Gets $17 Million Defense Deal For Cyberattack Attribution
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
US Department of Defense awards research to work on technique for quick attribution of cyberattack with hard evidence.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/30/2016
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In Break From Usual, Threat Actors Use RAT To Steal POS Data
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
New NetWire RAT version comes with keylogger for stealing a lot more than just credit and debit card data.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/30/2016
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Cybercriminals' Next Target: Short-Term Dangers (Part 1 of 2)
Matthew Rosenquist, Cybersecurity Strategist for Intel
With the holidays approaching, the focus will be on lucrative online shopping, email ransomware, phishing for credentials, and infection by holiday-lurking malware.
By Matthew Rosenquist Cybersecurity Strategist for Intel, 11/30/2016
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Androids Under Attack: 1 Million Google Accounts Hijacked
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Two separate attack campaigns were discovered targeting Androids - one that roots them and gains access to Google Gmail, Docs, Drive, accounts and another that steals information and intercepts and sends messages.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/30/2016
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Windows Malware Infections Spiked 106% From Black Friday To Cyber Monday
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
The number of infected PCs jumped some 106% during the holiday season's first shopping weekend and 118% above normal on Cyber Monday.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/30/2016
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CVE-2013-7445
Published: 2015-10-15
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...

CVE-2015-4948
Published: 2015-10-15
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.

CVE-2015-5660
Published: 2015-10-15
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.

CVE-2015-6003
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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Published: 2015-10-15
Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) 1.1j allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving addition of an SSH key, aka Bug ID CSCuw46076.

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