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Content posted in July 2014
10 Dramatic Moments In Black Hat History
Slideshows  |  7/31/2014
From Google hacking to ATM "jackpotting" to the NSA -- Black Hat has had some memorable moments over the years.
7 Black Hat Sessions Sure To Cause A Stir
Slideshows  |  7/22/2014
At Black Hat, researchers will point out the weaknesses in everything from the satellites in outer space to the thermostat in your home.
Ransomware: 5 Threats To Watch
Slideshows  |  7/17/2014
Cyber criminals have kicked it up a notch with nasty malware that locks you out of your machine and holds it for ransom.
6 Things That Stink About SSL
Slideshows  |  7/9/2014
Users might not care to trust the very mechanism that's supposed to provide online trust.
Hacker Movies We Love & Hate
Slideshows  |  7/1/2014
Check out Dark Reading community members' favorite hacker movie hits and misses. Then add your picks in the comments section.


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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/19/2018
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Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  4/19/2018
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CVE-2017-0290
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 ...

CVE-2016-10369
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).

CVE-2016-8202
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...

CVE-2016-8209
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.

CVE-2017-0890
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.