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Appeals Court Upholds Microsoft Victory In Overseas Data Case
Quick Hits  |  1/27/2017  | 
Dissenting judges seek revision of earlier ruling, saying it does not serve any privacy interest.
How I Would Hack Your Network (If I Woke Up Evil)
Commentary  |  1/26/2017  | 
How would an attacker target your company? Here's a first-person account of what might happen.
Facebook Adds Physical Key Security For Member Accounts
Quick Hits  |  1/26/2017  | 
Social media site now supports security keys to boost multifactor authentication.
There's No One Perfect Method For Encryption In The Cloud
Commentary  |  1/26/2017  | 
The problem with encryption is that it affects performance, especially in the cloud. Know the different methods so you can pick the type that best suits your needs.
Pew Research Study Exposes America's Poor Password Hygiene
News  |  1/26/2017  | 
Americans feel like they've lost control over their online lives, but they still aren't always practicing proper security.
Cloud Is Security-Ready But Is Your Security Team Ready For Cloud?
Commentary  |  1/25/2017  | 
Cloud computing has moved beyond the early adopter phase and is now mainstream. Heres how to keep data safe in an evolving ecosystem.
SOC Maturity By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  1/25/2017  | 
Most large organizations today have security operations centers in play, but only 15% rate theirs as mature.
Man Guilty Of Hacking Celeb Accounts Gets Nine Months Behind Bars
Quick Hits  |  1/25/2017  | 
Illinois resident Edward Majerczyk illegally accessed around 30 celeb accounts and compromised photos and videos.
This Week On Dark Reading: Event Calendar
Commentary  |  1/25/2017  | 
Devote some time and headspace to improving your skills with these Dark Reading events.
Bad Bots Up Their Human Impersonation Game
News  |  1/24/2017  | 
Every third website visitor was an attack bot in 2016, and humans represent just under half of all Internet traffic, new Imperva data sample shows.
The Trouble With DMARC: 4 Serious Stumbling Blocks
Commentary  |  1/24/2017  | 
Popularity for the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance email authentication standard is growing. So why are enterprises still struggling to implement it?
Email Encryption On The Rise But Still Not 'Universal'
News  |  1/24/2017  | 
Osterman study finds that more than half of organizations in North America use email encryption for external communications.
Why Dependence On Cloud Providers Could Come Back And Bite Us
Commentary  |  1/23/2017  | 
It's time to re-evaluate the cloud policies you have in place. And if you're not learning from the mistakes of others, you're doomed to repeat them.
Corporate Legal Counsels Fret Over Cybersecurity
News  |  1/20/2017  | 
BDO Consulting survey shows in-house legal executives cite data breaches, cross-border data transfers, as risks with e-discovery.
US Seeks To Intervene In Case Against Privacy Shield
Quick Hits  |  1/20/2017  | 
Digital Rights Ireland has challenged the data transfer pact raising questions of its ability to protect EU privacy.
What to Consider When Moving To Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Partner Perspectives  |  1/19/2017  | 
Scalability, data availability, and agility are three reasons why enterprises are making the move to HCI.
Cloud Security & IoT: A Look At What Lies Ahead
Commentary  |  1/18/2017  | 
In the brave new world of cloud, security teams must be as agile as possible. This means leveraging proactive monitoring tools, locking down access points, and forecasting requirements
2017 IT Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance Of Security Concerns
News  |  1/18/2017  | 
Public cloud adoption and security concerns are expected to grow as more businesses transition to the cloud.
Carbanak's Back And Using Google Services For Command-and-Control
Quick Hits  |  1/17/2017  | 
Cybercrime gang employs common cloud services to hide in plain sight.
Ex-US National Security Official Clarke: Regulation Key To Protecting ICS/SCADA From Cyberattacks
News  |  1/12/2017  | 
Richard Clarke proposes a Y2K-style approach to beefing up security for critical infrastructure.
Crowdsourcing 20 Answers To Security Ops & IR Questions
Commentary  |  1/12/2017  | 
Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know. Why it pays to take a hard look at our own incident response functions and operations.
North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking Senior Govt. Officials
Quick Hits  |  1/9/2017  | 
Justin Liverman, known online as D3F4ULT, allegedly breached a government database and publicized confidential information.
Naughty & Nice: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners
Commentary  |  1/7/2017  | 
It was a tough job choosing among our strongest field yet, with more than 100 submissions. And the winners are


Data Leak Week: Billions of Sensitive Files Exposed Online
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/10/2019
Intel Issues Fix for 'Plundervolt' SGX Flaw
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/11/2019
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CVE-2019-5252
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-14
There is an improper authentication vulnerability in Huawei smartphones (Y9, Honor 8X, Honor 9 Lite, Honor 9i, Y6 Pro). The applock does not perform a sufficient authentication in a rare condition. Successful exploit could allow the attacker to use the application locked by applock in an instant.
CVE-2019-5235
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-14
Some Huawei smart phones have a null pointer dereference vulnerability. An attacker crafts specific packets and sends to the affected product to exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may cause the affected phone to be abnormal.
CVE-2019-5264
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
There is an information disclosure vulnerability in certain Huawei smartphones (Mate 10;Mate 10 Pro;Honor V10;Changxiang 7S;P-smart;Changxiang 8 Plus;Y9 2018;Honor 9 Lite;Honor 9i;Mate 9). The software does not properly handle certain information of applications locked by applock in a rare condition...
CVE-2019-5277
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
Huawei CloudUSM-EUA V600R006C10;V600R019C00 have an information leak vulnerability. Due to improper configuration, the attacker may cause information leak by successful exploitation.
CVE-2019-5254
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
Certain Huawei products (AP2000;IPS Module;NGFW Module;NIP6300;NIP6600;NIP6800;S5700;SVN5600;SVN5800;SVN5800-C;SeMG9811;Secospace AntiDDoS8000;Secospace USG6300;Secospace USG6500;Secospace USG6600;USG6000V;eSpace U1981) have an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. An attacker who logs in to the board m...