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Google, Facebook Swindled in $100M Payment Scam
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Lithuanian man impersonated an Asian-based manufacturer to trick Facebook and Google into paying him $100 million.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/28/2017
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FTC Offers ID Theft Victims Online Crime Reporting Tool
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ID theft victims can report their cybercrime attack to the Federal Trade Commission, without having to file a police report in most cases.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/28/2017
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Fileless Malware Attacks Continue to Gain Steam
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Endpoint woes grow as fileless attacks grow in prevalence and file-based attacks remain largely undetected by AV engines.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/28/2017
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A Day in the Life of a Security Avenger
Paula Greve, Principal Engineer, McAfee LabsCommentary
Behind the scenes with a security researcher as we follow her through a typical day defending the world against seemingly boundless cyberthreats and attacks
By Paula Greve Principal Engineer, McAfee Labs, 4/28/2017
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Ransomware Payout Doesn't Pay Off
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
About 40% of small- and midsized businesses hit with ransomware paid their attackers, but less than half got their information back.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 4/28/2017
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Verizon DBIR Shows Attack Patterns Vary Widely By Industry
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Its not always the newest or the most sophisticated threat you need to worry about, Verizons breach and security incident data for 2016 shows.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 4/27/2017
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Facebook Spam Botnet Promises 'Likes' for Access Tokens
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Facebook users can fuel a social spam botnet by providing verified apps' access tokens in exchange for "likes" and comments.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 4/27/2017
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OWASP Top 10 Update: Is It Helping to Create More Secure Applications?
Chris Eng, VP Research, Veracode, Commentary
What has not been updated in the new Top 10 list is almost more significant than what has.
By By Chris Eng , 4/27/2017
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New OWASP Top 10 Reveals Critical Weakness in Application Defenses
Jeff Williams, CTO, Contrast SecurityCommentary
It's time to move from a dependence on the flawed process of vulnerability identification and remediation to a two-pronged approach that also protects organizations from attacks.
By Jeff Williams CTO, Contrast Security, 4/27/2017
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Iranian Hackers Believed Behind Massive Attacks on Israeli Targets
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
OilRig aka Helix Kitten nation-state group leveraged Microsoft zero-day bug in targeted attacks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/27/2017
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IRS and Immigration Officials Impersonated in Call Center Scam
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A call center in India was used to scare US residents with threats of imprisonment and deportation in a ruse that impersonated US officials.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/27/2017
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Microsoft Updates Foreign Surveillance Request Count
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Microsoft received 0-499 surveillance requests from January to June 2016, correcting an earlier report stating orders spiked to 1,000-1,499.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/27/2017
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HHS Hits CardioNet with $2.5M HIPAA Settlement Fee
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The US Department of Health and Human Services slapped the mobile cardiac monitoring service with fee after breach of customer health data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/26/2017
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USAF Launches 'Hack the Air Force'
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Bug bounty contest expands Defense Department outreach to the global hacker community to find unknown vulnerabilities in DoD networks.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 4/26/2017
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Microsoft App Aims to Delete the Password
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Microsoft has officially launched its Authenticator app designed to simplify and secure user logins, raising questions about the future of password-free authentication.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 4/26/2017
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Threat Intelligence Is (Still) Broken: A Cautionary Tale from the Past
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR TechnologyCommentary
There is much to be learned from the striking parallels between counter-terrorism threat analysis before 9-11 and how we handle cyber threat intelligence today.
By Paul Kurtz CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology, 4/26/2017
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Chipotle Serves Up Security Incident Warning
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Mexican restaurant chain notifies customers its payment processing system may have been hacked, marking the latest woes for the fast-food maker.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/26/2017
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What Role Should ISPs Play in Cybersecurity?
Corey Nachreiner, Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard TechnologiesCommentary
There are many actions ISPs could do to make browsing the Web safer, but one thing stands out.
By Corey Nachreiner Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard Technologies, 4/26/2017
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6 Steps to Find Your Next Dozen Cloud Security Experts
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
There's stiff competition for cloud security experts, but finding yours may actually be easier than you think.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 4/26/2017
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New Ad Fraud Campaign Uses Millions of Domain Names to Bilk Advertising Networks
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
NoTrove has established a huge infrastructure to make money through click redirection and scam traffic-brokering.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/26/2017
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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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