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New Cybercrime Campaign a 'Clear and Imminent' Threat to Banks Worldwide
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Hundreds of millions of dollars stolen from banks via an sophisticated attack that blended cyber and physical elements.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/16/2017
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GDPR Compliance: 5 Early Steps to Get Laggards Going
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
If you're just getting on the EU General Data Protection Regulation bandwagon, here's where you should begin.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/16/2017
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Hyatt Hit With Another Credit Card Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Payment card information stolen when cards were either swiped or manually entered into registration systems at some Hyatt hotels.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/13/2017
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Coalition to Offer Free Business Email Compromise Workshops
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A coalition of federal law enforcement agencies, ISACs, and Symantec will offer BEC workshops in a dozen cities.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/12/2017
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Equifax Now Faces Potential Breach of Customer Help Page
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Embattled credit-monitoring company takes down help page that reportedly redirects users to download a bogus software update.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/12/2017
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Olympic Games Face Greater Cybersecurity Risks
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cybercriminals may alter score results and engage in launching physical attacks at future Olympic Games, a recently released report warns.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 10/12/2017
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IoT: Insecurity of Things or Internet of Threats?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Security leaders call for device manufacturers to buckle down on device security as the Internet of Things evolves.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 10/11/2017
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New Dark Reading Conference Will Focus on Defense
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
The INsecurity Conference, Nov. 29-30 at the Gaylord National Harbor in Maryland is all about helping infosecurity pros mitigate threats -- from hot topics to basic hygiene.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/11/2017
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Ransomware Sales on the Dark Web Spike 2,502% in 2017
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Sales soar to $6.2 million as do-it-yourself kits, ransomware-as-a-service, and distribution offerings take hold.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 10/11/2017
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GDPR Concerns Include 'Where's My Data Stored?'
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
European data protection regulations are coming like a freight train and many firms are still unprepared.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 10/11/2017
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DevOpsSec: A Big Step in Cloud Application Security
Jeff Schilling, Chief Security Officer, ArmorCommentary
Why it's time for DevOps and security teams to bury the hatchet -- and not in each other's back.
By Jeff Schilling Chief Security Officer, Armor, 10/3/2017
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70% of US Employees Lack Security and Privacy Awareness
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Acceptable use of social media and adherence to workplace physical security drops, new survey shows.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 10/3/2017
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Best and Worst Security Functions to Outsource
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
Which security functions are best handled by third parties, and which should be kept in-house? Experts weigh in.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 9/29/2017
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Apple Shares More Data with US in First Half of 2017
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Device-based data requests from government agencies dropped in the first half over last year, but Apple fulfilled a higher percentage of those requests, according to its transparency report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/29/2017
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CISOs Offer Soup-to-Nuts C-Suite Strategy
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Chief information security officers from Dell, RCB Bank and other organizations share what it takes to become a security exec, sit in the C-Suite, and keep the job.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 9/29/2017
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Report: Bank Email Fraud Increases since Equifax Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Cyberthieves are impersonating banks to send bogus "secure" bank email messages.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/28/2017
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Central Banks Propose Better Inter-Bank Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Institutions from the world's largest economies want to improve security following abuse of inter-bank messaging and payment systems.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/28/2017
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Caterpillar Eyes Competitive Edge with Connected Asset Security Program
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Launches program to incorporate security by design and a strategic governance policy across all of its IoT products.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 9/27/2017
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FBI's Freese Shares Risk Management Tips
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Deputy Assistant Director Donald Freese advises enterprises to lead with a business case and not fear addressing the C-suite on risk management.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 9/26/2017
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After DHS Notice, 21 States Reveal They Were Targeted During Election
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Election officials in swing states Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania among those who report Russian state-sponsored attackers targeted their systems.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/25/2017
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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.