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Windows 10 Adoption Grew 75%, Adobe Flash Plummeted 188% in 2017: Report
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Authentication data reveals an increase in Apple devices, poor mobile security, and the rapid disappearance of Flash from browsers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/23/2018
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6 Steps for Applying Data Science to Security
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Two experts share their data science know-how in a tutorial focusing on internal DNS query analysis.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 5/23/2018
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LA County Nonprofit Exposes 3.2M PII Files via Unsecured S3 Bucket
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A misconfiguration accidentally compromised credentials, email addresses, and 200,000 rows of notes describing abuse and suicidal distress.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/23/2018
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New Spectre Variants Add to Vulnerability Worries
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Variants 3a and 4 build on the Spectre foundation, but how worried should enterprise security professionals really be?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/22/2018
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US Senator to DOD CIO: 'Take Immediate Action' on HTTPS
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
US Senator Ron Wyden pens a letter to the Department of Defense CIO, urging stronger security on public-facing government sites.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/22/2018
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Las Vegas Most Insecure Cyber City in US; St. Louis Least Vulnerable
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Forty-three percent chance of users connecting to high or medium-risk networks in Las Vegas - compared to less than 1% risk in least vulnerable areas, Coronet says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 5/22/2018
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Cybercriminals Battle Against Banks' Incident Response
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
'Filess' attacks account for more than half of successful breaches of bank networks, new data shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/22/2018
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GDPR 101: Keeping Data Safe Throughout the 'Supply Chain'
Marc French, Senior VP, Chief Trust Officer & Data Protection Officer, MimecastCommentary
There are a lot of moving pieces involved with data collection, retention, and processing in the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation. Here's how to break down responsibilities between your security team and service providers.
By Marc French Senior VP, Chief Trust Officer & Data Protection Officer, Mimecast, 5/22/2018
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ZipperDown Vulnerability Could Hit 10% of iOS Apps
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A newly discovered vulnerability could affect thousands of iOS apps -- and Android users may not be spared.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/22/2018
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Pet Tracker Flaws Expose Pets and Their Owners to Cybercrime
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Hackers can exploit vulnerabilities in popular pet trackers to intercept location coordinates and access owners' personal data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/22/2018
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The State of Information Sharing 20 Years after the First White House Mandate
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR TechnologyCommentary
Finally! Actionable guidance for ISACs and enterprises on what threat intel to share, how to share it, and which key technologies will automate redaction and protect privacy.
By Paul Kurtz CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology, 5/22/2018
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North Korean Defectors Targeted with Malicious Apps on Google Play
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Sun Team hacking group is behind RedDawn, which steals victims' photos and data and passes them to threat actors.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/21/2018
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New BIND Vulnerabilities Threaten DNS Availability
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A pair of vulnerabilities in BIND could leave some organizations without DNS.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/21/2018
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Dark Reading Conference Call for Speakers Closes Friday
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Don't be shy, security practitioners. Share your best practices at our 2nd annual INsecurity Conference, to be held Oct. 23-25 in Chicago.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/21/2018
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Google to Delete 'Secure' Label from HTTPS Sites
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingQuick Hits
Google acknowledges HTTPS as the Internet standard with plans to remove secure from all HTTPS sites.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/21/2018
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'Roaming Mantis' Android Malware Evolves, Expands Targets
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Roaming Mantis has evolved rapidly, adding geographies, platforms, and capabilities to its original scope.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/21/2018
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Get Smart About Network Segmentation & Traffic Routing
Jack Hamm, Principal Information Security Engineer, Gigamon
Through a combination of intelligent segmentation and traffic routing to tools, you can gain much better visibility into your network. Here's how.
By Jack Hamm Principal Information Security Engineer, Gigamon, 5/21/2018
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What Israel's Elite Defense Force Unit 8200 Can Teach Security about Diversity
Lital Asher-Dotan, Senior Director, Security Research and Content, CybereasonCommentary
Unit 8200 doesn't follow a conventional recruiting model. Technical knowledge isn't a requirement. The unit values traits that emphasize problem-solving and interpersonal skills, and it uses hiring processes that build female leaders.
By Lital Asher-Dotan Senior Director, Security Research and Content, Cybereason, 5/21/2018
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Actor Advertises Japanese PII on Chinese Underground
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The dataset contains 200 million rows of information stolen from websites across industries, likely via opportunistic access.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/18/2018
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New Mexico Man Sentenced on DDoS, Gun Charges
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Using DDoS for hire services and possessing firearms as a felon combine to land a New Mexico man 15 years in federal prison.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/18/2018
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CVE-2017-2598
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-23
Jenkins before versions 2.44, 2.32.2 uses AES ECB block cipher mode without IV for encrypting secrets which makes Jenkins and the stored secrets vulnerable to unnecessary risks (SECURITY-304).
CVE-2018-1124
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-23
procps-ng before version 3.3.15 is vulnerable to multiple integer overflows leading to a heap corruption in file2strvec function. This allows a privilege escalation for a local attacker who can create entries in procfs by starting processes, which could result in crashes or arbitrary code execution ...
CVE-2018-1126
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-23
procps-ng before version 3.3.15 is vulnerable to an incorrect integer size in proc/alloc.* leading to truncation/integer overflow issues. This flaw is related to CVE-2018-1124.
CVE-2018-11396
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-23
ephy-session.c in libephymain.so in GNOME Web (aka Epiphany) through 3.28.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via JavaScript code that triggers access to a NULL URL, as demonstrated by a crafted window.open call.
CVE-2018-8176
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-23
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft PowerPoint software when the software fails to properly validate XML content, aka "Microsoft PowerPoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Office.
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