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Corporate Legal Counsels Fret Over Cybersecurity
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
BDO Consulting survey shows in-house legal executives cite data breaches, cross-border data transfers, as risks with e-discovery.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/20/2017
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US Seeks To Intervene In Case Against Privacy Shield
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Digital Rights Ireland has challenged the data transfer pact raising questions of its ability to protect EU privacy.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/20/2017
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What to Consider When Moving To Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, BitdefenderCommentary
Scalability, data availability, and agility are three reasons why enterprises are making the move to HCI.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/19/2017
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Cloud Security & IoT: A Look At What Lies Ahead
Bill Kleyman, Chief Technology Officer, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
In the brave new world of cloud, security teams must be as agile as possible. This means leveraging proactive monitoring tools, locking down access points, and forecasting requirements
By Bill Kleyman Chief Technology Officer, MTM Technologies, 1/18/2017
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2017 IT Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance Of Security Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Public cloud adoption and security concerns are expected to grow as more businesses transition to the cloud.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/18/2017
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Carbanak's Back And Using Google Services For Command-and-Control
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Cybercrime gang employs common cloud services to hide in plain sight.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/17/2017
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Ex-US National Security Official Clarke: Regulation Key To Protecting ICS/SCADA From Cyberattacks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Richard Clarke proposes a Y2K-style approach to beefing up security for critical infrastructure.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/12/2017
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Crowdsourcing 20 Answers To Security Ops & IR Questions
Joshua Goldfarb, VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEyeCommentary
Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know. Why it pays to take a hard look at our own incident response functions and operations.
By Joshua Goldfarb VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, 1/12/2017
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North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking Senior Govt. Officials
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Justin Liverman, known online as D3F4ULT, allegedly breached a government database and publicized confidential information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/9/2017
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Naughty & Nice: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
It was a tough job choosing among our strongest field yet, with more than 100 submissions. And the winners are
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 1/7/2017
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Chinas Cybersecurity Law Seeks Scrutiny Of Technology
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Countrys top internet regulator releases framework for stricter cyberspace laws, including review of local and foreign technology.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/28/2016
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Year 2016 Sees Record Deployment Of HTTPS By Firefox, Chrome
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
More than half of Web pages loaded by the browsers guarantee protection to visitors.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/27/2016
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Greatest Hits Of 2016: Readers' Picks For The Years' Best Commentary
Marilyn Cohodas, Community Editor, Dark ReadingCommentary
Heres what topped the Dark Reading page-view charts from the security industrys brightest minds, coolest rock stars, and up-and-coming leaders.
By Marilyn Cohodas Community Editor, Dark Reading, 12/27/2016
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20 Questions Security Pros Should Ask Themselves Before Moving To The Cloud
Joshua Goldfarb, VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEyeCommentary
A template for working collaboratively with the business in todays rapidly changing technology environment.
By Joshua Goldfarb VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, 12/20/2016
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5 Ways The Cyber-Threat Landscape Shifted In 2016
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
IoT botnets and turnkey phishing services were just some of the ways the bad guys stayed ahead in 2016
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/19/2016
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Ashley Madison To Pay $17.5 Million In Breach Settlement
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Ashley Madison was found guilty of lax data security and also corrupt practices including photo and profile misuse.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/15/2016
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California Grad Student Arrested In International DDoS Crackdown
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Sean Sharma is charged with carrying out distributed denial-of-service attacks against a San Francisco chat website.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/14/2016
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Dailymotion Advises Password Change After Possible Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Breach not yet confirmed, but LeakedSource says it has compromised IDs of over 87 million Dailymotion users, protected by bcrypt.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/7/2016
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Hacker Of Celeb Emails Goes To Jail For Five Years
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Bahamian Alonzo Knowles was sentenced for illegal access of 130 celebrity email accounts and selling their personal information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/7/2016
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Cybersecurity Readiness Confidence Declined In 2016
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
New report querying security pros shows increase in worry about risks with mobile and cloud environments.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 12/5/2016
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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.

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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.

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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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