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Dark Reading News Desk Comes To You Live From Black Hat
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentary
Live video coverage from Las Vegas Wednesday and Thursday
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/3/2015
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Breaking Honeypots For Fun And Profit
Commentary, Commentary
As a concept, honeypots can be a powerful tool for detecting malware. But in the emerging field of cyber detection, they’re not up to the task of fooling attackers and getting our hands on their resources.
By Commentary , 8/3/2015
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GM Vehicles Can Be Located, Unlocked, Started Remotely Via OnStar App
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
White Hat hacker Samy Kamkar’s OwnStart device latest to show up vulnerabilities in modern vehicles
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 7/31/2015
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There's Another Android Media Vulnerability, But Google Isn't Worried
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Vulnerability could become a favorite of ransomware operators, but Google has left it unpatched for more than two months.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/30/2015
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From Russia With Love: A Slew of New Hacker Capabilities and Services
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
A review of the Russian underground by Trend Micro reveals it to be the world’s most sophisticated.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 7/30/2015
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Can't Touch This: 'Hammertoss' Russian Cyberspies Hide In Plain Sight
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
APT29 cyber espionage attackers operate under the cover of legitimate services including Twitter, Github, and cloud storage services.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/29/2015
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Code Theft: Protecting IP At The Source
Anna Chiang, Technical Marketing Manager, Perforce SoftwareCommentary
Your corporate assets are at risk and every day that you avoid taking action shortens the time until your IP will be leaked. Here are six steps toward better data security.
By Anna Chiang Technical Marketing Manager, Perforce Software, 7/29/2015
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Researchers Steal Door Badge Credentials Using Smartphone Bluetooth
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Weakness in facility access control protocol leaves most badge-in systems open to attack.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/28/2015
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Lockheed Martin-Led Consortium Builds Secure 'System Of Systems'
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Multilevel Security (MLS) group says this policy-based architecture could apply to sensitive commercial networks as well as government agencies.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/28/2015
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How To Put Data At The Heart Of Your Security Practice
Jay Jacobs, Senior Data Scientist, BitSight TechnologiesCommentary
First step: A good set of questions that seek out objective, measurable answers.
By Jay Jacobs Senior Data Scientist, BitSight Technologies, 7/28/2015
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New Phishing Campaign Leverages Google Drive
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers believe technique is geared to take over Google SSO accounts.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/28/2015
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Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise MobilityNews
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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Stagefright Android Bug: 'Heartbleed for Mobile' But Harder To Patch
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Critical vulnerability in Android's multimedia playback engine is easy to exploit, requires no user interaction, and affects 95 percent of Android devices.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/27/2015
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The First 24 Hours In The Wake Of A Data Breach
Stephen Treglia, JD, HCISPP, Legal Counsel & HIPAA Compliance Officer- Investigations, Absolute SoftwareCommentary
There is a direct correlation between how quickly an organization can identify and contain a data breach and the financial consequences that may result.
By Stephen Treglia JD, HCISPP, Legal Counsel & HIPAA Compliance Officer- Investigations, Absolute Software, 7/27/2015
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Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles After Jeep Hacking Demo
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be watching to see if it works.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/24/2015
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Car Hacking Shifts Into High Gear
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researchers now have proven you can hack a car remotely, and at Black Hat USA will share most -- but not all -- of the details on how they did it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/23/2015
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Emerging Web Infrastructure Threats
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
A secure cloud relies on some weak Internet infrastructure with some new BGP vulnerabilities that will be disclosed at Black Hat USA.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/23/2015
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Researchers Enlist Machine Learning In Malware Detection
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
No sandbox required for schooling software to speedily spot malware, researchers will demonstrate at Black Hat USA.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/22/2015
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Finding The ROI Of Threat Intelligence: 5 Steps
Ryan Trost, CIO & Co-founder, ThreatQuotientCommentary
Advice from a former SOC manager on how to leverage threat intel without increasing the bottom line.
By Ryan Trost CIO & Co-founder, ThreatQuotient, 7/22/2015
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Angler Climbing To Top Of Exploit Heap
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Exploit kit dominates the field, making up 82 percent of all exploit kits currently used.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/22/2015
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CVE-2015-5084
Published: 2015-08-02
The Siemens SIMATIC WinCC Sm@rtClient and Sm@rtClient Lite applications before 01.00.01.00 for Android do not properly store passwords, which allows physically approximate attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.

CVE-2015-5352
Published: 2015-08-02
The x11_open_helper function in channels.c in ssh in OpenSSH before 6.9, when ForwardX11Trusted mode is not used, lacks a check of the refusal deadline for X connections, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a connection outside of the permitted time ...

CVE-2015-5537
Published: 2015-08-02
The SSL layer of the HTTPS service in Siemens RuggedCom ROS before 4.2.0 and ROX II does not properly implement CBC padding, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain cleartext data via a padding-oracle attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-3566.

CVE-2015-5600
Published: 2015-08-02
The kbdint_next_device function in auth2-chall.c in sshd in OpenSSH through 6.9 does not properly restrict the processing of keyboard-interactive devices within a single connection, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct brute-force attacks or cause a denial of service (CPU consumptio...

CVE-2015-1009
Published: 2015-07-31
Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio before 7.1.3.5 Patch 5 and Wonderware InTouch Machine Edition through 7.1 SP3 Patch 4 use cleartext for project-window password storage, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading a file.

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