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Dark Web Vendor Gets 50 Months Jail For ID Theft
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Minnesota resident Aaron Glende aka IcyEagle caught selling stolen bank details on AlphaBay market.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/2/2016
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DMARC Continues To Confound Users, Report Says
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
Almost three-quarters of those who deploy email authentication standard fail to get its full benefits, ValiMail says.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 12/1/2016
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Cybersecurity User Training That Sticks: 3 Steps
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
People are eager for common-sense advice that gives them control over their environment and helps them stay safe online.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 11/29/2016
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WindTalker Attack Finds New Vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi Networks
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
White hat researchers show how hackers read keystrokes to potentially compromise cellphone and tablet users on public Wi-Fi and home networks.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/21/2016
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Cyber Monday, Consumers & The Bottom Line Of A Data Breach
Tony Buffomante, KPMG, U.S. Cyber Security Services LeaderCommentary
Yes retailers can achieve ROI for their investments in cybersecurity during the upcoming holiday season - and for the rest of the year, too! Heres how.
By Tony Buffomante KPMG, U.S. Cyber Security Services Leader, 11/18/2016
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Thinking Ahead: Cybersecurity In The Trump Era
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
In a panel held by the University of California Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and Bipartisan Policy Center, experts discuss challenges facing the incoming presidential administration.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2016
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China's Jinping Opens Tech Meet With Calls For 'Fair & Equitable' Internet
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The third Wuzhen World Internet Conference had a strong presence of US tech companies despite criticism of Chinas Internet laws.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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Teenager Admits To TalkTalk Hack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A 17-year-old boy exploited flaws in ISPs web pages to steal confidential data of 150,000 customers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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As Deadline Looms, 35 Percent Of Web Sites Still Rely On SHA-1
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Over 60 million web sites are relying on a hashing algorithm that will be blocked by major browsers starting Jan 1.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/17/2016
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NIST Releases Version of Cybersecurity Framework for Small Businesses
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Researchers offer a step-by-step approach for covering the basics of cybersecurity.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/17/2016
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Insider Threat: The Domestic Cyber Terrorist
John Moynihan, President, Minuteman GovernanceCommentary
It is dangerously naive for business and government leaders to dismiss the risk of radicalized privileged users inside our critical industries.
By John Moynihan President, Minuteman Governance, 11/17/2016
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8 Public Sources Holding 'Private' Information
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
Personal information used for nefarious purposes can be found all over the web from genealogy sites to public records and social media.
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 11/17/2016
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Adobe To Pay $1 Million Compensation In Data Breach Case
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Personal data of more than 500,000 consumers from 15 states were stolen in the 2013 breach of Adobe server.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/17/2016
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The 7 Most Significant Government Data Breaches
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Mega compromises at federal and state agencies over the past three years has compromised everything from personal data on millions to national security secrets.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/15/2016
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Shoppers Up Their Online Security Game, Survey Says
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
While they check SSL certificates and liability policies more often, many remain wary of biometric authentication, Computop reports
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 11/10/2016
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Stay Vigilant To The Evolving Threat Of Social Engineering
Dan Cuddeford, Director of Sales Engineering, WanderaCommentary
Even the most cyber-savvy individuals can easily get tripped up by a social engineering attack. But users can trip-up a threat simply by paying attention.
By Dan Cuddeford Director of Sales Engineering, Wandera, 11/8/2016
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Is Fingerprint Authentication Making The Password Problem Worse?
Mickey Boodaei, CEO, Transmit SecurityCommentary
Problems emerge when users switch to a new phone.
By Mickey Boodaei CEO, Transmit Security, 11/8/2016
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Election 2016 & WikiLeaks: Bad, But Not Your Worst Nightmare
Ed Amoroso, CEO, TAG Cyber LLCCommentary
John Podesta may be the poster child for poor user security practices but the real problem is rigid regulatory compliance frameworks that perpetuate ineffective perimeter defenses.
By Ed Amoroso CEO, TAG Cyber LLC, 11/4/2016
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7 Reasons Consumers Dont Take Action on Cybersecurity
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Security awareness is high but its hard to turn personal knowledge into effective practices.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/1/2016
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A Ransomware Tutorial For SMBs
Brian NeSmith, CEO & Co-founder, Arctic WolfCommentary
Small-to-medium-sized businesses are an easy target for ransomware. Here are four tips that will minimize the risk.
By Brian NeSmith CEO & Co-founder, Arctic Wolf, 10/28/2016
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Published: 2015-10-15
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.

CVE-2015-5660
Published: 2015-10-15
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in eXtplorer before 2.1.8 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that execute PHP code.

CVE-2015-6003
Published: 2015-10-15
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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Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) 1.1j allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving addition of an SSH key, aka Bug ID CSCuw46076.

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