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Post-Quantum Crypto Standards Arent All About the Math
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
The industry needs to keep in mind the realities of hardware limits and transitional growing pains, according to Microsoft, Utimaco researchers.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/15/2019
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Mozilla, Internet Society and Others Pressure Retailers to Demand Secure IoT Products
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New initiative offers five principles for greater IoT security.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/14/2019
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Security Spills: 9 Problems Causing the Most Stress
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security practitioners reveal what's causing them the most frustration in their roles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/14/2019
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'Picnic' Passes Test for Protecting IoT From Quantum Hacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researchers from DigiCert, Utimaco, and Microsoft Research gives thumbs-up to a new algorithm for implementing quantum hacking-proof digital certificates.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/12/2019
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New Encryption Mode Brings Sincerity and Discretion to Low-Cost Android Devices
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Adantium, developed by Google, brings communication encryption to bear on storage security.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/11/2019
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Attacks on Automotive Systems Feared Likely
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Yet few engineers feel empowered to do anything about them, a survey shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/6/2019
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New Botnet Shows Evolution of Tech and Criminal Culture
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Cayosin brings together multiple strands of botnet tech and hacker behavior for a disturbing new threat.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/4/2019
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IoT Security's Coming of Age Is Overdue
Saumitra Das, CTO and Co-Founder of Blue HexagonCommentary
The unique threat landscape requires a novel security approach based on the latest advances in network and AI security.
By Saumitra Das CTO and Co-Founder of Blue Hexagon, 2/4/2019
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Nest Hack Leaves Homeowner Sleepless in Chicago
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A Chicago-area family's smart home controls were compromised in a hack that has left them feeling vulnerable in their own home.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/1/2019
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Japan Authorizes IoT Hacking
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new campaign will see government employees hacking into personal IoT devices to identify those at highest security risk.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/28/2019
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Cloud Customers Faced 681M Cyberattacks in 2018
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The most common attacks involved software vulnerabilities, stolen credentials, Web applications, and IoT devices.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/24/2019
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How Cybercriminals Clean Their Dirty Money
 Alexon Bell, Global Head of AML & Compliance, QuantexaCommentary
By using a combination of new cryptocurrencies and peer-to-peer marketplaces, cybercriminals are laundering up to an estimated $200 billion in ill-gotten gains a year. And that's just the beginning.
By Alexon Bell Global Head of AML & Compliance, Quantexa, 1/22/2019
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The Security Perimeter Is Dead; Long Live the New Endpoint Perimeter
Ofer Amitai, CEO, PortnoxCommentary
The network no longer provides an air gap against external threats, but access devices can take up the slack.
By Ofer Amitai CEO, Portnox, 1/17/2019
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'We Want IoT Security Regulation,' Say 95% of IT Decision-Makers
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New global survey shows businesses are valuing IoT security more highly, but they are still challenged by IoT data visibility and privacy.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 1/17/2019
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SCOTUS Says Suit Over Fiat-Chrysler Hack Can Move Forward
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A class-action suit over a 2015 attack demonstration against a Jeep Cherokee can move forward, US Supreme Court rules.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/11/2019
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Consumers Demand Security from Smart Device Makers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Poll shows individuals want better security from IoT device manufacturers as connected products flood the market.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/10/2019
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Security Concerns Limit Remote Work Opportunities
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
When companies limit the remote work options that they know will benefit the organization, security concerns are often to blame.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/9/2019
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Your Life Is the Attack Surface: The Risks of IoT
Jason Haddix, Vice President of Researcher Growth at BugcrowdCommentary
To protect yourself, you must know where you're vulnerable and these tips can help.
By Jason Haddix Vice President of Researcher Growth at Bugcrowd, 1/8/2019
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Report: Consumers Buy New Smart Devices But Don't Trust Them
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The gap between acceptance and trust for new smart devices is huge, according to a new survey.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/7/2019
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Threat of a Remote Cyberattack on Today's Aircraft Is Real
Bruce Jackson, President and Managing Director of Air InformaticsCommentary
We need more stringent controls and government action to prevent a catastrophic disaster.
By Bruce Jackson President and Managing Director of Air Informatics, 1/7/2019
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CVE-2019-7629
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
Stack-based buffer overflow in the strip_vt102_codes function in TinTin++ 2.01.6 and WinTin++ 2.01.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a long message to the client.
CVE-2019-8919
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
The seadroid (aka Seafile Android Client) application through 2.2.13 for Android always uses the same Initialization Vector (IV) with Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) Mode to encrypt private data, making it easier to conduct chosen-plaintext attacks or dictionary attacks.
CVE-2019-8917
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
SolarWinds Orion NPM before 12.4 suffers from a SYSTEM remote code execution vulnerability in the OrionModuleEngine service. This service establishes a NetTcpBinding endpoint that allows remote, unauthenticated clients to connect and call publicly exposed methods. The InvokeActionMethod method may b...
CVE-2019-8908
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
An issue was discovered in WTCMS 1.0. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by going to the "Setting -> Mailbox configuration -> Registration email template" screen, and uploading an image file, as demonstrated by a .php filename and the "Content-Type: image/g...
CVE-2019-8909
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
An issue was discovered in WTCMS 1.0. It allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via crafted dimensions for the verification code image.