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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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7 Factors That Make Security Organizations More Effective
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
(ISC)2 members have plenty of technical chops, but IANS research found they need to focus more on how infosec aligns with the business.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 9/22/2016
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Snowden: Hollywood Highlights 2 Persistent Privacy Threats
Will Ackerly, Co-Founder & CTO, VirtruCommentary
Oliver Stones movie shows us that while most of us have nothing to hide, we all have information worth protecting both technically and constitutionally.
By Will Ackerly Co-Founder & CTO, Virtru, 9/22/2016
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10 Ways To Lock Down Third-Party Risk
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Experts share ideas for closing potential security holes that leave organizations open to attack.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 9/22/2016
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Even A False Positive Can Be Valuable
Mark Clancy, CEO, SoltraCommentary
Sharing information about cyberthreats is important for the financial services industry, even when threats turn out to be not-so-threatening.
By Mark Clancy CEO, Soltra, 9/22/2016
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SWIFT CISO: Cyber Threat 'Persistent'
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Alain Desausoi describes threat as persistent, and says there's been progress in combating it via new SWIFT initiatives.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/22/2016
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NYSE Deals Blow To John McAfee's MGT Capital
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
MGT searches for alternatives as share listing approval denied, causing deep plunge in share price.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/22/2016
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Majority Of Major Corporations Have User Credentials Stolen And Exposed
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Companies in the entertainment and technology sectors are far more exposed than others, Digital Shadows analysis shows.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/21/2016
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National Health ISAC Calls For Collaborative Vuln Disclosure
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
St. Jude Medical to host upcoming workshop on medical device info sharing, convened by NH-ISAC and medical device security consortium.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 9/21/2016
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How Cloud, Mobile Are Changing IT, Security Management: Study
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
The evolution of technology is changing the role of IT and security pros as more employees use cloud apps and connect personal devices to corporate networks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/21/2016
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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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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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