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Most Organizations Feel More Vulnerable to Breaches Amid Pandemic
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
More than half of business see the need for significant long-term changes to IT due to COVID-19, research finds.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/7/2021
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Troy Hunt: Organizations Make Security Choices Tough for Users
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The Have I Been Pwned founder took the virtual stage at Black Hat Asia to share stories about his work and industrywide challenges.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/6/2021
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Cloud-Native Businesses Struggle With Security
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
More companies moved to cloud-native infrastructure in the past year, and security incidents and malware moved right along with them.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/6/2021
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Attackers Seek New Strategies to Improve Macros' Effectiveness
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The ubiquity of Microsoft Office document formats means attackers will continue to use them to spread malware and infect systems.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/5/2021
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DoD Lets Researchers Target All Publicly Accessible Info Systems
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The Department of Defense expands its vulnerability disclosure program to include a broad range of new targets.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/5/2021
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Apple Issues Patches for Webkit Security Flaws
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The vulnerabilities may already be under active attack, Apple says in an advisory.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/4/2021
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More Companies Adopting DevOps & Agile for Security
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Measures of programming speed, security, and automation have all significantly increased in the past year, GitLab's latest survey finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/4/2021
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Imperva to Buy API Security Firm CloudVector
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The deal is intended to expand Imperva's API security portfolio, officials say.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/3/2021
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Researchers Find Bugs Using Single-Codebase Inconsistencies
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A Northeastern University research team finds code defects -- and some vulnerabilities -- by detecting when programmers used different code snippets to perform the same functions.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/3/2021
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Survey Finds Broad Concern Over Third-Party App Providers Post-SolarWinds
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Most IT and cybersecurity professionals think security is important enough to delay deployment of applications, survey data shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/30/2021
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7 Modern-Day Cybersecurity Realities
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
Security pros may be working with a false sense of security. We explore seven places where old methods and techniques have to change to keep their organizations safe.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 4/30/2021
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The Ticking Time Bomb in Every Company's Code
Pedro Fortuna, CTO and Co-Founder of JscramblerCommentary
Developers must weigh the benefits and risks of using third-party code in Web apps.
By Pedro Fortuna CTO and Co-Founder of Jscrambler, 4/30/2021
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Researchers Connect Complex Specs to Software Vulnerabilities
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Following their release of 70 different vulnerabilities in different implementations of TCP/IP stacks over the past year, two companies find a common link.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/29/2021
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Adobe Open Sources Tool for Anomaly Research
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The One-Stop Anomaly Shop (OSAS) project packages machine-learning algorithms into a Docker container for finding anomalies in security log data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/29/2021
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FluBot Malware's Rapid Spread May Soon Hit US Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The FluBot Android malware has spread throughout several European countries through an SMS package delivery scam.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/28/2021
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Expect an Increase in Attacks on AI Systems
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Companies are quickly adopting machine learning but not focusing on how to verify systems and produce trustworthy results, new report shows.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/27/2021
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In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Beloved security industry leader and researcher passes away unexpectedly at the age of 42.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/26/2021
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Shift Left: From Concept to Practice
Mackenzie Jackson, Developer Advocate at GitGuardianCommentary
By moving security into development, your team can find and fix vulnerabilities before they become expensive, difficult, and publicly embarrassing problems.
By Mackenzie Jackson Developer Advocate at GitGuardian, 4/26/2021
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Password Manager Suffers 'Supply Chain' Attack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A software update to Click Studios' Passwordstate password manager contained malware.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/23/2021
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KnowBe4 Issues IPO to Drive Global Expansion, New Automation Features
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Security awareness firm aims expand into Europe and Asia, and add automation and machine learning to its technology.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/23/2021
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CVE-2020-23369
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
In YzmCMS 5.6, XSS was discovered in member/member_content/init.html via the SRC attribute of an IFRAME element because of using UEditor 1.4.3.3.
CVE-2020-23370
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
In YzmCMS 5.6, stored XSS exists via the common/static/plugin/ueditor/1.4.3.3/php/controller.php action parameter, which allows remote attackers to upload a swf file. The swf file can be injected with arbitrary web script or HTML.
CVE-2020-23371
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in static/admin/js/kindeditor/plugins/multiimage/images/swfupload.swf in noneCms v1.3.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the movieName parameter.
CVE-2020-23373
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in admin/nav/add.html in noneCMS v1.3.0 allows remote authenticated attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter.
CVE-2020-23374
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in admin/article/add.html in noneCMS v1.3.0 allows remote authenticated attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter.