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7 Ways to Protect Against Cryptomining Attacks
Slideshows  |  3/22/2018
Implementing basic security hygiene can go a long way in ensuring your systems and website don't get hijacked.
7 Spectre/Meltdown Symptoms That Might Be Under Your Radar
Slideshows  |  3/20/2018
The Spectre/Meltdown pair has a set of major effects on computing but there are impacts on the organization that IT leaders might not have considered in the face of the immediate problem.
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Slideshows  |  3/16/2018
As security evolve as a corporate priority, so do the roles and responsibilities of the executive team. These seven titles are already feeling the impact.
What CISOs Should Know About Quantum Computing
Slideshows  |  3/13/2018
As quantum computing approaches real-world viability, it also poses a huge threat to today's encryption measures.
7 University-Connected Cyber Ranges to Know Now
Slideshows  |  3/9/2018
Universities are beginning to add cyber ranges to the facilities for teaching cyber security to students and professionals.
6 Questions to Ask Your Cloud Provider Right Now
Slideshows  |  3/5/2018
Experts share the security-focused issues all businesses should explore when researching and using cloud services.
Hacking on TV: 8 Binge-Worthy and Cringe-Worthy Examples
Slideshows  |  2/28/2018
From the psycho-drama Mr. Robot to portraying the outright dangers of ransomware taking down a hospital in Greys Anatomy, hacking themes now run deep in todays TV shows.
7 Key Stats that Size Up the Cybercrime Deluge
Slideshows  |  2/26/2018
Updated data on zero-days, IoT threats, cryptomining and economic costs should keep eyebrows raised in 2018.
10 Can't-Miss Talks at Black Hat Asia
Slideshows  |  2/23/2018
With threats featuring everything from nation-states to sleep states, the sessions taking place from March 20-23 in Singapore are relevant to security experts around the world.
7 Cryptominers & Cryptomining Botnets You Can't Ignore
Slideshows  |  2/21/2018
Cryptominers have emerged as a major threat to organizations worldwide. Here are seven you cannot afford to ignore.
Encrypted Attacks Continue to Dog Perimeter Defenses
Slideshows  |  2/14/2018
Attacks using SSL to obfuscate malicious traffic finding fertile ground for growth.
8 Nation-State Hacking Groups to Watch in 2018
Slideshows  |  2/9/2018
The aliases, geographies, famous attacks, and behaviors of some of the most prolific threat groups.
7 Ways to Maximize Your Security Dollars
Slideshows  |  2/5/2018
Budget and resource constraints can make it hard for you to meet security requirements, but there are ways you can stretch your budget.
IoT Botnets by the Numbers
Slideshows  |  1/31/2018
IoT devices are a botherder's dream attack-vector.
6 Tips for Building a Data Privacy Culture
Slideshows  |  1/26/2018
Experts say it's not enough to just post data classification guidelines and revisit the topic once a year. Companies have to build in privacy by design.
10 Costs Your Cyber Insurance Policy May Not Cover
Slideshows  |  1/23/2018
All the things you might think are covered but that don't actually fall under most policies.
Doh!!! The 10 Most Overlooked Security Tasks
Slideshows  |  1/16/2018
Heres a list of gotchas that often slip past overburdened security pros.
20 Cybersecurity Vendors Getting Venture Capital Love
Slideshows  |  1/9/2018
VCs splashed a record $4B in funding in the cybersecurity pool - here are some highlights among the early- to middle-stage startups who snagged big deals last year.
6 Tips to Protect Against Technical Support Fraud
Slideshows  |  12/27/2017
Just when youre having fun over the holidays and not paying attention, you can be hit with a tech support scam. Here's how to stay safe into the new year.
CISO Holiday Miracle Wish List
Slideshows  |  12/22/2017
If CISOs could make a wish to solve a problem, these would be among the top choices.
9 Banking Trojans & Trends Costing Businesses in 2017
Slideshows  |  12/20/2017
New Trojans appeared, old ones resurfaced, and delivery methods evolved as cybercriminals set their sights on financial data.
Top 8 Cybersecurity Skills IT Pros Need in 2018
Slideshows  |  12/18/2017
Cloud security architecture skills to customer-service savvy are among the key IT security skills needed next year as CIOs ramp up hiring.
8 Steps for Building an IT Security Career Path Program
Slideshows  |  12/13/2017
A cybersecurity career-path program can help with talent retention and recruitment.
Post-Breach Carnage: Worst Ways The Axe Fell in 2017
Slideshows  |  12/11/2017
Executive firings, stock drops, and class action settlements galore, this year was a study in real-world repercussions for cybersecurity lapses.
6 Personality Profiles of White-Hat Hackers
Slideshows  |  12/5/2017
From making the Internet safer to promoting their security careers, bug bounty hunters have a broad range of motivators for hacking most just like the challenge.
Security Geek Gift Guide
Slideshows  |  12/1/2017
Fun gifts for cybersecurity co-workers and bosses alike.
8 Low or No-Cost Sources of Threat Intelligence
Slideshows  |  11/27/2017
Heres a list of sites that for little or no cost give you plenty of ideas for where to find first-rate threat intelligence.
6 Real Black Friday Phishing Lures
Slideshows  |  11/21/2017
As the mega-shopping day approaches, here's a look at six examples of phishing attacks - and ways to avoid taking the bait.
Insider Threats: Red Flags and Best Practices
Slideshows  |  11/15/2017
Security pros list red flags indicating an insider attack and best practices to protect against accidental and malicious exposure.
Emerging IT Security Technologies: 13 Categories, 26 Vendors
Slideshows  |  11/13/2017
A rundown of some of the hottest security product areas, and vendors helping to shape them.
6 Steps for Sharing Threat Intelligence
Slideshows  |  11/10/2017
Industry experts offer specific reasons to share threat information, why it's important - and how to get started.
Inhospitable: Hospitality & Dinings Worst Breaches in 2017
Slideshows  |  11/8/2017
Hotels and restaurants are in the criminal crosshairs this year.
8 Older Companies Doing New Things in Security
Slideshows  |  11/6/2017
These organizations have been around for a while but aren't slowing down on security releases.
10 Mistakes End Users Make That Drive Security Managers Crazy
Slideshows  |  11/2/2017
Here's a list of common, inadvertent missteps end users make that can expose company data.
How to Make a Ransomware Payment - Fast
Slideshows  |  10/31/2017
Paying ransom in a ransomware attack isn't recommended, but sometimes, it's necessary. Here's how to pay by cryptocurrency.
Security Gets Social: 10 of Dark Reading's Most Shared Stories
Slideshows  |  10/30/2017
We scared up our most popular stories on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Windows 10 Update: 10 Key New Security Features
Slideshows  |  10/25/2017
Microsoft is tightening its focus on Windows 10 security with several new security tools in its latest major OS update.
10 Steps for Stretching Your IT Security Budget
Slideshows  |  10/24/2017
When the budget gods decline your request for an increase, here are 10 ways to stretch that dollar.
10 Social Engineering Attacks Your End Users Need to Know About
Slideshows  |  10/19/2017
It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Make sure your users are briefed on these 10 attacker techniques that are often overlooked.
Game Change: Meet the Mach37 Fall Startups
Slideshows  |  10/18/2017
CEOs describe how they think their fledgling ventures will revolutionize user training, privacy, identity management and embedded system security.
GDPR Compliance: 5 Early Steps to Get Laggards Going
Slideshows  |  10/16/2017
If you're just getting on the EU General Data Protection Regulation bandwagon, here's where you should begin.
10 Major Cloud Storage Security Slip-Ups (So Far) this Year
Slideshows  |  10/13/2017
Accenture is the latest in a string of major companies to expose sensitive cloud data this year, following Verizon, Deloitte, and Dow Jones.
Key New Security Features in Android Oreo
Slideshows  |  10/10/2017
Android 8.0 Oreo marks a major revamp of Google's mobile operating system, putting in a number of new security-hardening measures.
10 Steps for Writing a Secure Mobile App
Slideshows  |  10/5/2017
Best practices to avoid the dangers of developing vulnerability-ridden apps.
Best and Worst Security Functions to Outsource
Slideshows  |  9/29/2017
Which security functions are best handled by third parties, and which should be kept in-house? Experts weigh in.
7 SIEM Situations That Can Sack Security Teams
Slideshows  |  9/27/2017
SIEMs are considered an important tool for incident response, yet a large swath of users find seven major problems when working with SIEMs.
10 Security Product Flaw Scares
Slideshows  |  9/22/2017
CCleaner compromise puts the crown on several years' worth of headlines about cybersecurity product weaknesses.
10 Hot Cybersecurity Funding Rounds in Q3
Slideshows  |  9/20/2017
The first two quarters of 2017 have been the most active ever in five years from a cybersecurity investment standpoint. Here's how the third quarter has shaped up.
10 Ways to Prevent Your Mobile Devices From Becoming Bots
Slideshows  |  9/13/2017
Enterprises may not notice a huge impact on their network's bandwidth, but other repercussions may loom in the background.
7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach
Slideshows  |  9/11/2017
The exposure of PII belonging to 143 million US consumers raises questions about the continued use of SSNs as identifiers, breach liability and app sec spending.
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Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
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 ...

Published: 2017-05-08
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).

Published: 2017-05-08
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...

Published: 2017-05-08
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.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.