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Cerber Ransomware Now Evades Machine Learning
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
New variant has been broken into separate harmless-looking components to fool ML-based detection systems, Trend Micro says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/29/2017
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Cloud Security: New Research Says IT Pros Still Skittish
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Respondents complain in two studies that traditional security tools dont work in the cloud, and cant deliver visibility across multiple cloud environments.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/29/2017
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Should Trump Tackle Air-Gapped Critical Infrastructure?
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
MIT experts issue recommendations to the president, urging him to take elements of the electric grid and gas pipeline offline - but other security experts say that ship has sailed.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 3/28/2017
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Commercial IoT: Big Trouble in Small Devices
Stuart Bailey, CTO, Open Data Group, Board Member, Tempered NetworksCommentary
There are endless scenarios where hackers could wreak havoc on the industrial Internet of Things. Theres also a readily available solution called HIP.
By Stuart Bailey CTO, Open Data Group, Board Member, Tempered Networks, 3/28/2017
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1.4 Billion Data Records Exposed in 2016 Breaches
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The number of data records breached soared in 2016 over the previous year, with the technology sector facing the brunt of the attacks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/28/2017
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Exploit Kits: Winter 2017 Review
Jerome Segura, Lead Malware Intelligence Analyst, Malwarebytes,
We take another look at the current EK scene by going over RIG, Sundown, Neutrino and Magnitude.
By Jerome Segura, Lead Malware Intelligence Analyst, Malwarebytes , 3/28/2017
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How Identity Deception Increases the Success of Ransomware
Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist at AgariCommentary
As scammers hone their skills, their handiwork looks more credible to intended victims, making a successful ransomware scam more likely.
By Markus Jakobsson Chief Scientist at Agari, 3/28/2017
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Jail Time Set for Two More Members of Global Telecom Fraud Scheme
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Ramon Batista and Farintong Calderon have been sentenced to 75 months and 36 months in prison, respectively.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/28/2017
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Two Israeli Youths May Be Charged for vDOS Operation
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Israeli authorities prepare to accuse two 18-year-olds for the online attack service, which caused $1.65 million in losses.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/28/2017
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Hacking the Business Email Compromise
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
BEC attacks are on the rise, but plain-old spoofing of business executives' email accounts remains more prevalent.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/27/2017
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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
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
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
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
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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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...

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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.

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.

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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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