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3 Lessons From The Yahoo Breach
Cemal Dikmen, Chief Security Officer for SS8Commentary
Your organization must address these blind spots to detect sophisticated attacks.
By Cemal Dikmen Chief Security Officer for SS8, 1/20/2017
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US Seeks To Intervene In Case Against Privacy Shield
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Digital Rights Ireland has challenged the data transfer pact raising questions of its ability to protect EU privacy.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/20/2017
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JPMorgan Hack: One More Pleads Guilty For Operating Bitcoin Exchange
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Ricardo Hill allegedly operated Coin.mx which exchanged millions of dollars into bitcoin to support the hack scheme.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/20/2017
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Old-School Mac OS Malware Spotted Targeting Biomedical Industry
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Apple patches Mac OS for retro and stealthy 'Fruitfly' malware.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/19/2017
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Number Of Data Breach Disclosures Jumped 40% in 2016
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Though there were no mega breaches, 2016 had more breaches on record than any previous year, according to a new report.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/19/2017
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Protesters Called To Join Inauguration Day DDoS Attack
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Protesters have been invited to flood WhiteHouse.gov ahead of Trump's inauguration to voice their opposition to the presidency.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/19/2017
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Cyber Lessons From The NSAs Admiral Michael Rogers
Nathaniel Gleicher, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, IllummioCommentary
Security teams must get better at catching intruders where we have the advantage: on our own networks.
By Nathaniel Gleicher Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, Illummio, 1/19/2017
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What to Consider When Moving To Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, BitdefenderCommentary
Scalability, data availability, and agility are three reasons why enterprises are making the move to HCI.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/19/2017
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The 4 Top Barriers To Effective Incident Response
Ryan Benson, Senior Threat Researcher at ExabeamCommentary
Responding to cyberattacks is straightforward in some ways, difficult in others. Here are four ways that the process can get tripped up.
By Ryan Benson Senior Threat Researcher at Exabeam, 1/19/2017
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Anonymous Threatens Trump Ahead Of Inauguration
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President-elect Donald Trump, a consistent target of the Anonymous hacker collective, was told he will regret the next four years.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/19/2017
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Sacked Employee Demands $200,000 To Unlock Google Account
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Triano Williams kept the password of his former employer's Google account after he was fired. He is now demanding $200,000 to unlock the account.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/19/2017
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Mobile Security Gap Threatens Enterprises
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Rush to release, rapid growth in mobile malware is exacerbating the problem, two reports show.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/18/2017
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What CISOs Need To Know Before Adopting Biometrics
Todd Thibodeaux, President & CEO, CompTIACommentary
Biometric techniques offer a solution to the password problem, but getting started can be tough. Here are a few things you need to know.
By Todd Thibodeaux President & CEO, CompTIA, 1/18/2017
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7 Common Reasons Companies Get Hacked
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Many breaches stem from the same root causes. What are the most common security problems leaving companies vulnerable?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/18/2017
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Cloud Security & IoT: A Look At What Lies Ahead
Bill Kleyman, Chief Technology Officer, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
In the brave new world of cloud, security teams must be as agile as possible. This means leveraging proactive monitoring tools, locking down access points, and forecasting requirements
By Bill Kleyman Chief Technology Officer, MTM Technologies, 1/18/2017
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Survey Says 66% Of Consumers Won't Work With Breached Companies
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Customers are willing to take risks online yet hold businesses responsible for protecting their data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/18/2017
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Chelsea Manning Sentence Commuted
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The former Army analyst who stole classified military files and handed them to WikiLeaks has served seven years out of a 35-year jail term.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/18/2017
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Security Pros Say On-The-Job Experience Counts The Most
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Surviving the cybersecurity skills crisis requires investing more in the resources you have, experts say.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/18/2017
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Threat Attribution: Misunderstood & Abused
Malwarebytes Labs, Malwarebytes Labs
Despite its many pitfalls, threat attribution remains an important part of any incident response plan. Heres why.
By Malwarebytes Labs Malwarebytes Labs, 1/18/2017
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2017 IT Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance Of Security Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Public cloud adoption and security concerns are expected to grow as more businesses transition to the cloud.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/18/2017
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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.

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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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