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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
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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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Most IT Security Pros Want to Change Jobs
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
They cite five main reasons for wanting to move on and what it would take to retain them.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/12/2018
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Facebook Update: 30 Million Users Actually Hit in its Recent Breach
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The good news: That number is less than the original estimate of 50 million. The bad news: It might not have been the only attack.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/12/2018
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Threat Hunters & Security Analysts: A Dynamic Duo
Rick Costanzo, CEO, RANK SoftwareCommentary
Fighting spying with spying, threat hunters bring the proactive mindset of network reconnaissance and repair to the enterprise security team.
By Rick Costanzo CEO, RANK Software, 10/12/2018
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12 Free, Ready-to-Use Security Tools
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
There's no excuse for not knowing your exposure. These free tools can help you analyze what your company is up against and point ways to developing a more thorough security program.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 10/12/2018
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Pair of Reports Paint Picture of Enterprise Security Struggling to Keep Up
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Many organizations have yet to create an effective cybersecurity strategy and it's costing them millions.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/11/2018
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Chinese Intelligence Officer Under Arrest for Trade Secret Theft
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Yanjun Xu attempted to steal data on advanced aviation technology that GE Aviation, among others, had spent billions developing.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/11/2018
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Window Snyder Shares Her Plans for Intel Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The security leader, known for her role in securing Microsoft, Apple, and Mozilla, discusses her new gig and what she's working on now.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/11/2018
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Most Malware Arrives Via Email
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Watch out for messages with the word "invoice" in the subject line, too.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/11/2018
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CVE-2018-10839
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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The Microsoft Windows Installer for Atlassian Fisheye and Crucible before version 4.6.1 allows local attackers to escalate privileges because of weak permissions on the installation directory.
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CVE-2018-18382
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-16
Advanced HRM 1.6 allows Remote Code Execution via PHP code in a .php file to the user/update-user-avatar URI, which can be accessed through an "Update Profile" "Change Picture" (aka user/edit-profile) action.
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