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Time to Pull an Uber and Disclose your Data Breach Now
Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist, ThycoticCommentary
There is never a good time to reveal a cyber attack. But with EU's GDPR looming, the fallout is only going to get harder and more expensive if you wait.
By Joseph Carson Chief Security Scientist, Thycotic, 11/22/2017
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Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Conceal 2016 Data Breach
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The ride-sharing company has confirmed an October 2016 data breach that compromised 57 million accounts.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/22/2017
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Intel Firmware Flaws Found
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Another big firmware security issue affecting Intel processors, requires OEM updates.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/22/2017
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A Call for Greater Regulation of Digital Currencies
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new report calls for international collaboration to create more transparency with virtual currencies and track money used for cybercrime.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/21/2017
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Half of Americans Unsure of Online Shopping Safety
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Consumers struggle to determine the safety of online shopping websites, putting them at risk for holiday hacking.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/21/2017
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6 Real Black Friday Phishing Lures
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
As the mega-shopping day approaches, here's a look at six examples of phishing attacks - and ways to avoid taking the bait.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/21/2017
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Let's Take a Page from the Credit Card Industry's Playbook
Ryan Stolte, co-founder and CTO at Bay DynamicsCommentary
Internal security departments would do well to follow the processes of major credit cards.
By Ryan Stolte co-founder and CTO at Bay Dynamics, 11/21/2017
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Researcher Finds Hole in Windows ASLR Security Defense
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A security expert found a way to work around Microsoft's Address Space Randomization Layer, which protects the OS from memory-based attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/20/2017
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DDoS Attack Attempts Doubled in 6 Months
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Organizations face an average of eight attempts a day, up from an average of four per day at the beginning of this year.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/20/2017
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Mobile Malware Incidents Hit 100% of Businesses
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Attempted malware infections against BYOD and corporate mobile devices are expected to continue to grow, new data shows.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/17/2017
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Terdot Banking Trojan Spies on Email, Social Media
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Terdot Banking Trojan, inspired by Zeus, can eavesdrop and modify traffic on social media and email in addition to snatching data.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/16/2017
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121 Pieces of Malware Flagged on NSA Employee's Home Computer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Kaspersky Lab's internal investigation found a backdoor Trojan and other malware on the personal computer of the NSA employee who took home agency hacking tools.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/16/2017
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Optiv Acquires Decision Lab to Expand Big Data Services
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deal enhances Optiv's big data, automation, and orchestration efforts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/16/2017
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Death of the Tier 1 SOC Analyst
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Say goodbye to the entry-level security operations center (SOC) analyst as we know it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/16/2017
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Stealthy Android Malware Found in Google Play
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Eight apps found infected with a new Trojan family that ups the ante in obfuscation with four payload stages.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/15/2017
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Who Am I? Best Practices for Next-Gen Authentication
Seth Ruden, Senior Fraud Consultant, ACI WorldwideCommentary
By their very nature, antiquated, static identifiers like Social Security numbers and dates of birth are worse than passwords.
By Seth Ruden Senior Fraud Consultant, ACI Worldwide, 11/15/2017
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NSA Veterans Land $1.5 Million in Funding for Startup
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
ReFirm Labs' launches Centrifuge Platform, which aims to automatically detect security vulnerabilities in IoT firmware.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/15/2017
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Microsoft Word Vuln Went Unnoticed for 17 Years: Report
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers claim Microsoft Word vulnerability, patched today, has existed for 17 years.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/14/2017
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Enterprise Physical Security Drives IoT Adoption
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The vast majority of respondents to a new survey are deploying IoT technologies for building safety in the form of security cameras.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/14/2017
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Companies Blindly Believe They've Locked Down Users' Mobile Use
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
IT security teams may be in for a surprise about their mobile exposure as the GDPR compliance deadline approaches, according to a new survey.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/14/2017
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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.