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New Social Engineering Event to Train Business Pros on Human Hacking
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingQuick Hits
The DEF CON Social Engineering Capture the Flag contest inspired a new event aimed at teaching both security and non-security professionals on the fine art of hacking human behavior.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/24/2020
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'CardPlanet' Operator Pleads Guilty in Federal Court
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Russian national faced multiple charges in connection with operating the marketplace for stolen credit-card credentials, and a forum for VIP criminals to offer their services.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/24/2020
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7 Steps to IoT Security in 2020
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
There are important steps security teams should take to be ready for the evolving security threats to the IoT in 2020.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 1/24/2020
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5 Resume Basics for a Budding Cybersecurity Career
Aditya Sharma, CTO & Co-founder, HirationCommentary
You'll need to add resume tactician to your skill set in order to climb up the next rung on the security job ladder. Here's how.
By Aditya Sharma CTO & Co-founder, Hiration, 1/24/2020
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Online Employment Scams on the Rise, Says FBI
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Looking to change jobs? Watch out for fraudsters who use legitimate job services, slick websites, and an interview process to convince applicants to part with sensitive personal details.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/24/2020
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The Annoying MacOS Threat That Won't Go Away
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
In two years, the adware-dropping Shlayer Trojan has spread to infect one in 10 MacOS systems, Kaspersky says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/23/2020
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DHS Warns of Increasing Emotet Risk
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Emotet is considered one of the most damaging banking Trojans, primarily through its ability to carry other malware into an organization.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/23/2020
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NSA Offers Guidance on Mitigating Cloud Flaws
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new document separates cloud vulnerabilities into four classes and offers mitigations to help businesses protect cloud resources.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/23/2020
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Deconstructing Web Cache Deception Attacks: They're Bad; Now What?
Kaan Onarlioglu, Security Architect, AkamaiCommentary
Expect cache attacks to get worse before they get better. The problem is that we don't yet have a good solution.
By Kaan Onarlioglu Security Architect, Akamai, 1/23/2020
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Severe Vulnerabilities Discovered in GE Medical Devices
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
CISA has released an advisory for six high-severity CVEs for GE Carescape patient monitors, Apex Pro, and Clinical Information Center systems.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/23/2020
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Ryuk Ransomware Hit Multiple Oil & Gas Facilities, ICS Security Expert Says
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Attackers 'weaponized' Active Directory to spread the ransomware.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/23/2020
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Weathering the Privacy Storm from GDPR to CCPA & PDPA
Mark McClain, CEO & Co-founderCommentary
A general approach to privacy, no matter the regulation, is the only way companies can avoid a data protection disaster in 2020 and beyond.
By Mark McClain CEO & Co-founder, 1/23/2020
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To Avoid Disruption, Ransomware Victims Continue to Pay Up
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
For all the cautions against doing so, one-third of organizations in a Proofpoint survey said they paid their attackers after getting infected with ransomware.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/23/2020
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For Mismanaged SOCs, The Price Is Not Right
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New research finds security operations centers suffer high turnover and yield mediocre results for the investment they require.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/22/2020
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Eight Flaws in MSP Software Highlight Potential Ransomware Vector
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
An attack chain of vulnerabilities in ConnectWise's software for MSPs has similarities to some of the details of the August attack on Texas local and state agencies.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/22/2020
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Configuration Error Reveals 250 Million Microsoft Support Records
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Some the records, found on five identically configured servers, might have contained data in clear text.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/22/2020
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Why DPOs and CISOs Must Work Closely Together
Rajesh Ganesan, Vice President at ManageEngineCommentary
Recent data protection laws mean that the data protection officer and CISO must work in tandem to make sure users' data is protected.
By Rajesh Ganesan Vice President at ManageEngine, 1/22/2020
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'We Only Have Two of the Blinky Boxes Left to Go'
Beyond the Edge, Dark Reading
Exactly who is king of the castle here?
By Beyond the Edge Dark Reading, 1/22/2020
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Startup Privafy Raises $22M with New Approach to Network Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The company today disclosed an approach to data security designed to protect against modern threats at a lower cost than complex network tools.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/22/2020
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Cybersecurity Lessons Learned from 'The Rise of Skywalker'
Matt Davey, Chief Operations Optimist, 1PasswordCommentary
They're especially relevant regarding several issues we face now, including biometrics, secure data management, and human error with passwords.
By Matt Davey Chief Operations Optimist, 1Password, 1/22/2020
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PUBLISHED: 2020-01-25
sql.rb in Geocoder before 1.6.1 allows Boolean-based SQL injection when within_bounding_box is used in conjunction with untrusted sw_lat, sw_lng, ne_lat, or ne_lng data.
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** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: none. Reason: This candidate was withdrawn by its CNA. Further investigation showed that it was not a security issue. Notes: none.
CVE-2020-7596
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-25
Codecov npm module before 3.6.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the "gcov-args" argument.
CVE-2020-7980
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-25
Intellian Aptus Web 1.24 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands via the Q field within JSON data to the cgi-bin/libagent.cgi URI. NOTE: a valid sid cookie for a login to the intellian default account might be needed.
CVE-2012-6613
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-25
D-Link DSR-250N devices with firmware 1.05B73_WW allow Persistent Root Access because of the admin password for the admin account.
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