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Why Security Startups Fly And Why They Crash
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
What makes startups stand out in a market flooded with thousands of vendors? Funding experts and former founders share their thoughts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/20/2018
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Robotic Vacuums May Hoover Your Data
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researchers have discovered a pair of vulnerabilities that allow unauthorized code execution in a robotic vacuum.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/19/2018
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Free New Scanner Aims to Protect Home Networks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Free software pinpoints vulnerabilities and offers suggestions for remediation.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/19/2018
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SCADA/ICS Dangers & Cybersecurity Strategies
Peter Newton, Senior Director of Product Marketing at FortinetCommentary
Nearly 60% of surveyed organizations using SCADA or ICS reported they experienced a breach in those systems in the last year. Here are four tips for making these systems safer.
By Peter Newton Senior Director of Product Marketing at Fortinet, 7/17/2018
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Apple Releases Wave of Security Updates
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Apple updates software for nearly every hardware platform, though one new feature almost steals the security show.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/11/2018
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Azure IoT Edge Exits Preview with Security Updates
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Microsoft rolls out its cloud-based IoT service to the general public, while upping data protection with new categories including device management and security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/2/2018
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Botnets Evolving to Mobile Devices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Millions of mobile devices are now making requests in what's described as "an attack on the economy."
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/28/2018
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10 Tips for More Secure Mobile Devices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Mobile devices can be more secure than traditional desktop machines - but only if the proper policies and practices are in place and in use.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/27/2018
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Fairhair Alliance Building IoT Security Architecture
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A group of companies in the building automation and IoT space is working for a coherent security architecture that incorporates multiple standards.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/26/2018
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WPA3 Brings New Authentication and Encryption to Wi-Fi
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The Wi-Fi Alliance officially launches its latest protocol, which offers new capabilities for personal, enterprise, and IoT wireless networks.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/26/2018
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Four New Vulnerabilities in Phoenix Contact Industrial Switches
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingQuick Hits
A series of newly disclosed vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to gain control of industrial switches.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/21/2018
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Modern Cybersecurity Demands a Different Corporate Mindset
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO AdvisorCommentary
Very few organizations have fully incorporated all relevant risks and threats into their current digital strategy, research finds.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 6/15/2018
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Mobile App Threats Continue to Grow
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Criminals looking to profit from corporate resources and information keep going after mobile devices, two new reports confirm.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/14/2018
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Dark Reading Launches Second INsecurity Conference
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, News
To be held in Chicago Oct. 23-25, defense-focused conference will feature closed-door discussions, co-resident Black Hat Training sessions
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 6/5/2018
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Building a Safe, Efficient, Cost-Effective Security Infrastructure
Ken Mills, General Manager of IoT, Surveillance and Security, Dell EMCCommentary
The Industrial Internet of Things allows organizations to address both physical and digital security concerns.
By Ken Mills General Manager of IoT, Surveillance and Security, Dell EMC, 6/4/2018
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New Federal Report Gives Guidance on Beating Botnets
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A report from the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security provides five goals for protecting infrastructure from botnets and other automated threats.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/31/2018
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Over 5K Gas Station Tank Gauges Sit Exposed on the Public Net
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
One gas station failed its PCI compliance test due to security holes in its automated gas tank gauge configuration, researcher says.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/29/2018
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Alexa Mishap Hints at Potential Enterprise Security Risk
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
When Alexa mailed a copy of a couple's conversation to a contact, it raised warning flags for security professionals in organizations.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/29/2018
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Wicked Mirai Brings New Exploits to IoT Botnets
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The latest variant of the venerable Mirai botnet malware combines approaches and brings new exploits to the world of IoT security challenges.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/25/2018
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DOJ Sinkholes VPNFilter Control Servers Found in US
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The US Department of Justice said the move aims to thwart the spread of the botnet as part of its investigation into Russian nation-state hacking group APT28 aka Fancy Bear.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/24/2018
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CVE-2018-14505
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-22
mitmweb in mitmproxy v4.0.3 allows DNS Rebinding attacks, related to tools/web/app.py.
CVE-2018-14500
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-22
joyplus-cms 1.6.0 has XSS via the manager/collect/collect_vod_zhuiju.php keyword parameter.
CVE-2018-14501
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-22
manager/admin_ajax.php in joyplus-cms 1.6.0 has SQL Injection, as demonstrated by crafted POST data beginning with an "m_id=1 AND SLEEP(5)" substring.
CVE-2018-14492
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-21
Tenda AC7 through V15.03.06.44_CN, AC9 through V15.03.05.19(6318)_CN, and AC10 through V15.03.06.23_CN devices have a Stack-based Buffer Overflow via a long limitSpeed or limitSpeedup parameter to an unspecified /goform URI.
CVE-2018-3770
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-20
A path traversal exists in markdown-pdf version <9.0.0 that allows a user to insert a malicious html code that can result in reading the local files.