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'Highly Active' Seedworm Group Hits IT Services, Governments
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Since September, the cyber espionage actors have targeted more than 130 victims in 30 organizations including NGOs, oil and gas, and telecom businesses.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/10/2018
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'Simplify Everything': Google Talks Container Security in 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Google Cloud's container security lead shares predictions, best practices, and what's top of mind for customers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/7/2018
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Bringing Compliance into the SecDevOps Process
Joe Ward, Senior Security Analyst, Bishop FoxCommentary
Application security should be guided by its responsibility to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems and data. But often, compliance clouds the picture.
By Joe Ward Senior Security Analyst, Bishop Fox, 12/6/2018
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Apple Issues Security Fixes Across Mac, iOS
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Software updates for Mac and iOS bring patches to Safari, iCloud, iTunes on Windows, and tvOS.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/6/2018
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55% of Companies Don't Offer Mandatory Security Awareness Training
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Even those that provide employee training do so sparingly, a new study finds.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/6/2018
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Google Cloud Security Command Center Now in Beta
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The beta release of Google Cloud SCC will include broader coverage across the cloud platform and more granular access controls, among other features.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/5/2018
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6 Ways to Strengthen Your GDPR Compliance Efforts
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Companies have some mistaken notions about how to comply with the new data protection and privacy regulation and that could cost them.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 12/5/2018
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Backdoors Up 44%, Ransomware Up 43% from 2017
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Nearly one in three computers was hit with a malware attack this year, and ransomware and backdoors continue to pose a risk.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/4/2018
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Jared, Kay Jewelers Web Vuln Exposes Shoppers' Data
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A Jared customer found he could access other orders by changing a link in his confirmation email.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/4/2018
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Microsoft, Mastercard Aim to Change Identity Management
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new partnership wants to improve how people use and manage the virtual identities that govern their lives online.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/3/2018
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Filling the Cybersecurity Jobs Gap Now and in the Future
John DeSimone & Russ Schrader, VP, Cybersecurity & Special Missions, Raytheon; Executive Director, National Cyber Security AllianceCommentary
Employers must start broadening their search for experienced security professionals to include people with the right traits rather than the right skills.
By John DeSimone & Russ Schrader VP, Cybersecurity & Special Missions, Raytheon; Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance, 12/3/2018
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Holiday Hacks: 6 Cyberthreats to Watch Right Now
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
'Tis the season for holiday crafted phishes, scams, and a range of cyberattacks. Experts list the hottest holiday hacks for 2018.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/30/2018
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Threat Hunting: Improving Bot Detection in Enterprise SD-WANs
Elad Menahem, Head of Security Research, Cato NetworksCommentary
How security researchers tracked down Kuai and Bujoi malware through multiple vectors including client type, traffic frequency, and destination.
By Elad Menahem Head of Security Research, Cato Networks, 11/30/2018
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39 Arrested in Tech Support Scam Crackdown: Microsoft
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Law enforcement officials in India raided 16 call center locations that conned primarily American and Canadian victims.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/30/2018
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Establishing True Trust in a Zero-Trust World
Ojas Rege, Chief Strategy Officer at MobileIronCommentary
Our goal should not be to merely accept zero trust but gain the visibility required to establish true trust.
By Ojas Rege Chief Strategy Officer at MobileIron, 11/29/2018
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Incorrect Assessments of Data Value Putting Organizations at Risk
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Information security groups often underestimate or overestimate the true value of data assets, making it harder to prioritize controls.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/28/2018
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Who's the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Nearly 60% of organizations have suffered data breaches resulting from a third party, as suppliers pose a growing risk to enterprise security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/27/2018
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Buckle Up: A Closer Look at Airline Security Breaches
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cyberattacks on airports and airlines are often unrelated to passenger safety but that's no reason to dismiss them, experts say.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/26/2018
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7 Real-Life Dangers That Threaten Cybersecurity
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Cybersecurity means more than bits and bytes; threats are out there IRL, and IT pros need to be prepared.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/26/2018
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Paper Trail Absence May Still Plague 2020 Election
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The recommendation for paper ballots may go unheeded in all or part of at least 6 states in the next national election.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/25/2018
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CVE-2018-20050
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Mishandling of an empty string on the Jooan JA-Q1H Wi-Fi camera with firmware 21.0.0.91 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reboot) via the ONVIF GetStreamUri method and GetVideoEncoderConfigurationOptions method.
CVE-2018-20051
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Mishandling of '>' on the Jooan JA-Q1H Wi-Fi camera with firmware 21.0.0.91 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reboot) via certain ONVIF methods such as CreateUsers, SetImagingSettings, GetStreamUri, and so on.
CVE-2018-20029
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
The nxfs.sys driver in the DokanFS library 0.6.0 in NoMachine before 6.4.6 on Windows 10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BSOD) because uninitialized memory can be read.
CVE-2018-1279
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Pivotal RabbitMQ for PCF, all versions, uses a deterministically generated cookie that is shared between all machines when configured in a multi-tenant cluster. A remote attacker who can gain information about the network topology can guess this cookie and, if they have access to the right ports on ...
CVE-2018-15800
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Cloud Foundry Bits Service, versions prior to 2.18.0, includes an information disclosure vulnerability. A remote malicious user may execute a timing attack to brute-force the signing key, allowing them complete read and write access to the the Bits Service storage.