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Inside the Dark Web's 'Help Wanted' Ads
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
How cybercriminals recruit everyone from car drivers to corporate insiders and pay them according to the risk they assume.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/18/2018
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3 Years After Attacks on Ukraine Power Grid, BlackEnergy Successor Poses Growing Threat
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
In what could be a precursor to future attacks, GreyEnergy is targeting critical infrastructure organizations in Central and Eastern Europe.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/17/2018
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Oracle Issues Massive Collection of Critical Security Updates
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The software updates from Oracle address a record number of vulnerabilities.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/17/2018
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(ISC) : Global Cybersecurity Workforce Short 3 Million People
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
With the skills gap still wide, security leaders explain the challenges of hiring and retaining security experts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/17/2018
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Cybercrime-as-a-Service: No End in Sight
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO AdvisorCommentary
Cybercrime is easy and rewarding, making it a perfect arena for criminals everywhere.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 10/17/2018
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SEC Warns Public Companies on Accounting Control Use
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A new SEC investigative report urges public organizations to keep cyberthreats in mind when implementing internal accounting tools.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/17/2018
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Startup Spun Out of Securosis Secures $2.5 Million Seed Investment
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
DistruptOps officially rolls out its SaaS for automating control of cloud operations and security.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/17/2018
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The Three Dimensions of the Threat Intelligence Scale Problem
Todd Weller, Chief Strategy Officer at Bandura CyberCommentary
To succeed, organizations must be empowered to reduce their attack surface and staff overload so they can get more out of their existing firewall and threat intelligence investments.
By Todd Weller Chief Strategy Officer at Bandura Cyber, 10/17/2018
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FICO & US Chamber of Commerce Score Cyber-Risk Across 10 Sectors
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Media, telecom, and technology firms are far more likely to experience a data breach in the near future than organizations in sectors including energy, construction, and transportation.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/16/2018
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A Cybersecurity Weak Link: Linux and IoT
Migo Kedem, Senior Director of Products and Marketing at SentinelOneCommentary
Linux powers many of the IoT devices on which we've come to rely -- something that enterprises must address.
By Migo Kedem Senior Director of Products and Marketing at SentinelOne, 10/16/2018
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NC Water Utility Fights Post-Hurricane Ransomware
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
North Carolina's Onslow Water and Sewer Authority was hit with an advanced attack in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/16/2018
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Rapid7 Acquires tCell
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The purchase brings together a cloud security platform with a web application firewall.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/16/2018
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6 Reasons Why Employees Violate Security Policies
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Get into their heads to find out why they're flouting your corporate cybersecurity rules.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 10/16/2018
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Spies Among Us: Tracking, IoT & the Truly Inside Threat
Amit Sethi, Senior Principal Consultant at SynopsysCommentary
In today's ultra-connected world, it's important for users to understand how to safeguard security while browsing the web and using electronic devices.
By Amit Sethi Senior Principal Consultant at Synopsys, 10/16/2018
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6 Security Trends for 2018/2019
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Speaking at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, analyst Peter Firstbrook's list of trends is likely to inform executive committee conversations for the next 12 months.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/15/2018
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IBM Builds 'SOC on Wheels' to Drive Cybersecurity Training
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A tractor trailer housing a Cyber Tactical Operation Center will travel throughout the US and Europe for incident response training, security support, and education.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/15/2018
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Millions of Voter Records Found for Sale on the Dark Web
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Voter registration databases from 19 US states are being hawked in an underground hacking forum, researchers say.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/15/2018
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3 Out of 4 Employees Pose a Security Risk
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
New MediaPRO study also finds that management performed worse than entry- and mid-level employees in how to handle a suspected phishing email.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 10/15/2018
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DoD Travel System Breach Exposed Data of 30K Civilian, Military Employees
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Defense Dept. says contractor that handles travel management services was hacked.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/15/2018
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4 Ways to Fight the Email Security Threat
Asaf Cidon, Vice President, Content Security Services, at Barracuda NetworksCommentary
It's time to reimagine employee training with fresh, more aggressive approaches that better treat email security as a fundamentally human problem.
By Asaf Cidon Vice President, Content Security Services, at Barracuda Networks, 10/15/2018
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PUBLISHED: 2018-10-16
Qemu emulator <= 3.0.0 built with the NE2000 NIC emulation support is vulnerable to an integer overflow, which could lead to buffer overflow issue. It could occur when receiving packets over the network. A user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process resulting in DoS.
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