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Cybersecurity Firm root9B's Assets Up for Sale
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Move to foreclose comes after company defaulted on repayment terms for over $10.7 millions in loans it owes creditors.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/21/2017
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How To Avoid Legal Trouble When Protecting Client Data
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Attorneys discuss how cybersecurity consultants can manage conflicts between e-discovery demands and client agreements.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2017
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Tuesday: Spammers' Favorite Day of the Week
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Spammers are most active when their targets are online, with the highest level of activity on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/21/2017
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Trump Makes US Cyber Command an Official Combat Arm
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Move seen as step one in spinning off the command from the NSA.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2017
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The Pitfalls of Cyber Insurance
Chris McDaniels, Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451Commentary
Cyber insurance is 'promising' but it won't totally protect your company against hacks.
By Chris McDaniels Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451, 8/21/2017
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5 Factors to Secure & Streamline Your Cloud Deployment
Tim Prendergast, Founder & CEO, Evident.io
How a Midwestern credit union overcame the challenges of speed, cost, security, compliance and automation to grow its footprint in the cloud.
By Tim Prendergast Founder & CEO, Evident.io, 8/21/2017
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Russian-Speaking APT Engaged in G20 Themed Attack
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
A newly discovered dropper for the KopiLuwak backdoor suggests that the Turla group is back at it again, Proofpoint says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/18/2017
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50% of Ex-Employees Can Still Access Corporate Apps
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Businesses drive the risk for data breaches when they fail to terminate employees' access to corporate apps after they leave.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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ShieldFS Hits 'Rewind' on Ransomware
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
Federico Maggi and Andrea Continella discuss a new tool to protect filesystems by disrupting and undoing ransomware's encryption activities.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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14 Social Media-Savvy CISOs to Follow on Twitter
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
A roundup of some of the more social media-engaged security leaders to follow for updates on industry news, trends, and events.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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Curbing the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage with AI
Deborah Golden, Principal, Deloitte & Touche, and Federal  Cyber-Risk LeaderCommentary
By using cognitive technologies, an organization can address the talent shortage by getting more productivity from current employees and improving processes.
By Deborah Golden Principal, Deloitte & Touche, and Federal Cyber-Risk Leader, 8/18/2017
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How Bad Teachers Ruin Good Machine Learning
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
Sophos data scientist Hillary Sanders explains how security suffers when good machine learning models are trained on bad testing data.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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Facebook Doles Out $100K for Internet Defense Prize
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Winners developed a new method of detecting spearphishing in corporate networks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/17/2017
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Microsoft Report: User Account Attacks Jumped 300% Since 2016
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Most of these Microsoft user account compromises can be attributed to weak, guessable passwords and poor password management, researchers found.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/17/2017
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'Pulse Wave' DDoS Attacks Emerge As New Threat
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
DDoS botnets are launching short but successive bursts of attack traffic to pin down multiple targets, Imperva says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/17/2017
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The Shadow Brokers: How They Changed 'Cyber Fear'
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
At Black Hat USA, Matt Suiche, founder of Comae Technologies, describes what we know about the Shadow Brokers and how they have changed the business of cyber fear.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/17/2017
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Critical Infrastructure, Cybersecurity & the 'Devils Rope'
David Zahn, General Manager of Cybersecurity at PASCommentary
How hackers today are engaging in a modern 'Fence Cutter War' against industrial control systems, and what security professionals need to do about it.
By David Zahn General Manager of Cybersecurity at PAS, 8/17/2017
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70% of DevOps Pros Say They Didn't Get Proper Security Training in College
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Veracode survey shows majority of DevOps pros mostly learn on the job about security.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/17/2017
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Kill Switches, Vaccines & Everything in Between
Marta Janus, Senior Principal Threat Researcher at Cylance Inc.Commentary
The language can be a bit fuzzy at times, but there are real differences between the various ways of disabling malware.
By Marta Janus Senior Principal Threat Researcher at Cylance Inc., 8/17/2017
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How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Audit Failures
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks
In a security audit, the burden is on you to provide the evidence that youve done the right things.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 8/17/2017
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NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

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unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

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A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

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Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

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