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Researchers Propose New Approach to Address Online Password-Guessing Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Recommended best practices not effective against certain types of attacks, they say.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/21/2019
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Attack Campaign Experiments with Rapid Changes in Email Lure Content
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
It's like polymorphic behavior only the changes are in the email lures themselves, with randomized changes to headers, subject lines, and body content.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/21/2019
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Human Negligence to Blame for the Majority of Insider Threats
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
In 98% of the assessments conducted for its research, Dtex found employees exposed proprietary company information on the Web a 20% jump from 2018.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 2/21/2019
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Why Cybersecurity Burnout Is Real (and What to Do About It)
Chris Schueler, Senior VP, Managed Security Services, TrustwaveCommentary
The constant stresses from advanced malware to zero-day vulnerabilities can easily turn into employee overload with potentially dangerous consequences. Here's how to turn down the pressure.
By Chris Schueler Senior VP, Managed Security Services, Trustwave, 2/21/2019
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New Free Tool Scans for Chrome Extension Safety
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
CRXcavator scans extensions in real time based on factors including permissions, external calls, and third-party libraries.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/21/2019
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Cyber Extortionists Can Earn $360,000 a Year
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Extortion scams capitalize on compromised credentials, sensitive data, and technical vulnerabilities on Internet-facing applications to pressure victims to pay up.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/21/2019
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Security Analysts Are Only Human
Roselle Safran & Utpal Desai, President of Rosint Labs/Director of Product Management of BitdefenderCommentary
SOC security analysts shoulder the largest cybersecurity burden. Automation is the way to circumvent the unavoidable human factor. Third in a six-part series.
By Roselle Safran & Utpal Desai President of Rosint Labs/Director of Product Management of Bitdefender, 2/21/2019
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Insurer Offers GDPR-Specific Coverage for SMBs
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Companies covered under the EU mandate can get policies for up to $10 million for fines, penalties, and other costs.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/20/2019
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As Businesses Move Critical Data to Cloud, Security Risks Abound
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Companies think their data is safer in the public cloud than in on-prem data centers, but the transition is driving security issues.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/20/2019
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POS Vendor Announces January Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
More than 120 restaurants were affected by an incident that exposed customer credit card information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/20/2019
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Mastercard, GCA Create Small Business Cybersecurity Toolkit
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A new toolkit developed by the Global Cybersecurity Alliance aims to give small businesses a cookbook for better cybersecurity.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/20/2019
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9 Years After: From Operation Aurora to Zero Trust
Andy Ellis, Chief Security Officer, AkamaiCommentary
How the first documented nation-state cyberattack is changing security today.
By Andy Ellis Chief Security Officer, Akamai, 2/20/2019
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Microsoft Expands AccountGuard to Help Europe Prep for Cyberattacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A recent wave of cybercrime has targeted organizations with employees in Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, and Serbia.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/20/2019
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The Anatomy of a Lazy Phish
Jordan Shakhsheer, Information Security Engineer, Bluestone AnalyticsCommentary
A security engineer breaks down how easy it is for unskilled attackers to trick an unsuspecting user to submit credentials to a phishing site.
By Jordan Shakhsheer Information Security Engineer, Bluestone Analytics, 2/20/2019
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'Formjacking' Compromises 4,800 Sites Per Month. Could Yours Be One?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cybercriminals see formjacking as a simple opportunity to take advantage of online retailers and all they need is a small piece of JavaScript.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/20/2019
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North Korea's Lazarus Group Targets Russian Companies For First Time
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
In an unusual development, the group known for its attacks against companies in countries viewed as geopolitical foes is now going after companies in a country considered an ally, Check Point Software says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/19/2019
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Google Research: No Simple Fix For Spectre-Class Vulnerabilities
Robert Lemos, Technology Journalist/Data ResearcherNews
Chip makers focus on performance has left microprocessors open to numerous side-channel attacks that cannot be fixed by software updates - only by hard choices.
By Robert Lemos , 2/19/2019
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19 Minutes to Escalation: Russian Hackers Move the Fastest
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New data from CrowdStrike's incident investigations in 2018 uncover just how quickly nation-state hackers from Russia, North Korea, China, and Iran pivot from patient zero in a target organization.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/19/2019
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Making the Case for a Cybersecurity Moon Shot
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game DesignerCommentary
There are severe and unsolved problems in our industry that justify a sustained effort and substantial investment. It's worth picking one.
By Adam Shostack Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer, 2/19/2019
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6 Tax Season Tips for Security Pros
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Here are some practical ways to keep your company safe as Uncle Sam comes calling.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 2/19/2019
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CVE-2019-8955
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-21
In Tor before 0.3.3.12, 0.3.4.x before 0.3.4.11, 0.3.5.x before 0.3.5.8, and 0.4.x before 0.4.0.2-alpha, remote denial of service against Tor clients and relays can occur via memory exhaustion in the KIST cell scheduler.
CVE-2019-1698
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-21
A vulnerability in the web-based user interface of Cisco Internet of Things Field Network Director (IoT-FND) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to gain read access to information that is stored on an affected system. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of XML External E...
CVE-2019-1700
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-21
A vulnerability in field-programmable gate array (FPGA) ingress buffer management for the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series with the Cisco Firepower 2-port 100G double-width network module (PID: FPR9K-DNM-2X100G) could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) conditio...
CVE-2019-6340
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-21
Some field types do not properly sanitize data from non-form sources in Drupal 8.5.x before 8.5.11 and Drupal 8.6.x before 8.6.10. This can lead to arbitrary PHP code execution in some cases. A site is only affected by this if one of the following conditions is met: The site has the Drupal 8 core RE...
CVE-2019-8996
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-21
In Signiant Manager+Agents before 13.5, the implementation of the set command has a Buffer Overflow.
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