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10 Notable Security Acquisitions of 2019 (So Far)
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
In a year when security companies have been snapped up left and right, these deals stand out from the chaos.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/15/2019
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Common Hacker Tool Hit with Hackable Vulnerability
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A researcher has found a significant exploit in one of the most frequently used text editors.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/14/2019
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Better Cybersecurity Research Requires More Data Sharing
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Researchers at the Workshop on the Economics of Information Security highlight the cost savings of sharing cybersecurity data and push for greater access to information on breaches, attacks, and incidents.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/14/2019
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Sensory Overload: Filtering Out Cybersecurity's Noise
Joshua Goldfarb, Independent ConsultantCommentary
No organization can prioritize and mitigate hundreds of risks effectively. The secret lies in carefully filtering out the risks, policies, and processes that waste precious time and resources.
By Joshua Goldfarb Independent Consultant, 6/14/2019
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Triton Attackers Seen Scanning US Power Grid Networks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The development follows speculation and concern among security experts that the attack group would expand its scope to the power grid.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/14/2019
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DNS Firewalls Could Prevent Billions in Losses to Cybercrime
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New analysis shows widespread DNS protection could save organizations as much as $200 billion in losses every year.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/13/2019
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Cyberattack Hits Aircraft Parts Manufacturer
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Belgium's Asco has shut down manufacturing around the world, including the US, in response to a major cybersecurity event, but what happened isn't clear.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/13/2019
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Congress Gives 'Hack Back' Legislation Another Try
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Officials reintroduce a bill that would let businesses monitor attacker behavior and target intruders on corporate networks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/13/2019
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The CISO's Drive to Consolidation
Nik Whitfield, Computer Scientist & Security Technology EntrepreneurCommentary
Cutting back on the number of security tools you're using can save money and leave you safer. Here's how to get started.
By Nik Whitfield Computer Scientist & Security Technology Entrepreneur, 6/13/2019
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7 Truths About BEC Scams
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Business email compromise attacks are growing in prevalence and creativity. Here's a look at how they work, the latest stats, and some recent horror stories.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 6/13/2019
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Google Adds Two-Factor Authentication For Its Apps on iOS
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Android-based two-factor authentication now works for Google applications on iPad and iPhone.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/13/2019
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The Rise of 'Purple Teaming'
Joseph R. Salazar, Technical Marketing EngineerCommentary
The next generation of penetration testing represents a more collaborative approach to old fashioned Red Team vs. Blue Team.
By Joseph R. Salazar Technical Marketing Engineer, 6/13/2019
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Black Hat Q&A: Defending Against Cheaper, Accessible Deepfake Tech
Black Hat Staff,  News
ZeroFoxs Matt Price and Mike Price discuss their work researching cybersecurity responses to the rising tide of deepfake videos.
By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 6/13/2019
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BlueKeep RDP Vulnerability a Ticking Time Bomb
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
One month after Microsoft disclosed the flaw, nearly 1 million systems remain unpatched, and Internet scans looking for vulnerable systems have begun increasing.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/13/2019
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SQL Injection Attacks Represent Two-Third of All Web App Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
When Local File Inclusion attacks are counted, nearly nine in 10 attacks are related to input validation failures, Akamai report shows.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/13/2019
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Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The company hits back at the data economy and fellow tech giants Facebook and Google by announcing its own single sign-on service. A host of other iterative security improvements are on their way as well.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/12/2019
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DNS Observatory Offers Researchers New Insight into Global DNS Activity
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Among its early findings, 60% of the DNS transactions captured were handled by just 1,000 name servers.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/12/2019
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CrowdStrike Prices IPO Above Range at $34
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The endpoint security firm raised $612 million ahead of today's public debut.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/12/2019
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New Funding Values KnowBe4 at $1 Billion
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The $300 million investment is being led by KKR.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/12/2019
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Tomorrow's Cybersecurity Analyst Is Not Who You Think
Chris Schueler, Senior VP, Managed Security Services, TrustwaveCommentary
Organizations can't just rely on diverse and cutting-edge technologies to fight adversaries. They will also need people with diverse expertise and backgrounds.
By Chris Schueler Senior VP, Managed Security Services, Trustwave, 6/12/2019
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In OrangeHRM 4.3.1 and before, there is an input validation error within admin/listMailConfiguration (txtSendmailPath parameter) that allows authenticated attackers to achieve arbitrary command execution.
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In Webmin through 1.910, any user authorized to the "Package Updates" module can execute arbitrary commands with root privileges via the data parameter to update.cgi.
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