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Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading

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FBI's Most Wanted Cybercriminals

3/14/2016
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has got millions of dollars worth of rewards waiting for those who can help them nab these accused cyber thieves, spies and fraudsters.

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Security Geek Gift Guide

11/30/2015
Whether you're looking for a gift to give at the IT department's holiday party, for your science-loving kids, or for a genuine friend in the cube beside you, these gifts are sure winners.

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IoT Flaw Discoveries Not Impactful--Yet

7/6/2015
As flaws announced at Black Hat USA and elsewhere highlight IoT weaknesses, the impact of these vulns still remains low in the face of vast distribution. But that could change with market consolidation.

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CVE-2013-7445
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...

CVE-2015-4948
Published: 2015-10-15
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.

CVE-2015-6333
Published: 2015-10-15
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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