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Content tagged with Cloud posted in May 2016
Ultimate Guide To DDoS Protection: DDoS Is A Business Problem
Commentary  |  5/27/2016  | 
In the first of a two-part series, we examine the impact DDoS attacks have on business continuity and why it is so much more than a network security problem.
Millennials Could Learn From Baby Boomers When It Comes To Security
News  |  5/26/2016  | 
New reports show baby boomers have their millennial children beat when it comes to information security.
A Newer Variant Of RawPOS: An In-Depth Look
Commentary  |  5/25/2016  | 
There's no silver bullet for RawPOS prevention, but you can impede RawPOS's ability to execute successfully by understanding how it works.
APWG: Phishing Attacks Jump 250% From Oct Through March
Quick Hits  |  5/25/2016  | 
Quarterly and monthly totals are the highest since the Anti-Phishing Working Group began tracking phishing in 2004.
IoT Security By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  5/19/2016  | 
Some recent stats on adoption rates and perceptions about risks surrounding the Internet of Things.
5 Reasons Enterprises Still Worry About Cloud Security
News  |  5/19/2016  | 
Cloud spending and adoption has been on the rise for years, but the gap in cloud security confidence still causes pause with enterprises.
Cloud SLAs: What Everyone Should Know
Partner Perspectives  |  5/18/2016  | 
13 questions to ask your service providers to better understand their service offerings and your risks.
Encryption 101: Covering the Bases
Slideshows  |  5/13/2016  | 
Heres an overview of the key encryption types youll need to lock down your companys systems.
Walmart Sues Visa Over New Debit Card Rules
Quick Hits  |  5/12/2016  | 
Forced to accept unsecure signatures instead of PIN with new chip-enabled cards, says retail giant.
What's Next For Network Security
News  |  5/5/2016  | 
A vanishing physical network perimeter in the age of mobile, cloud services, and the Internet of Things, is changing network security as well.
5 Questions SMBs Should Ask About Cloud Security
News  |  5/5/2016  | 
Most small companies need help. Start by asking the right questions.
Online Transaction Fraud To Hit $25.6 Billion By 2020
Quick Hits  |  5/5/2016  | 
Juniper Research says cybercriminals will move to card not present space with focus on ecommerce.
The Balancing Act: Government Security In The Cloud
Commentary  |  5/4/2016  | 
The cloud offers great opportunities and challenges to public sector security teams defending critical systems against advanced threats. These 7 strategies will help you avoid a worst-case scenario.
10 Biggest Mega Breaches Of The Past 10 Years
Slideshows  |  5/3/2016  | 
These data breaches from Dark Reading's 10-year history boggle the mind in terms of scale and fallout.
8 Microsoft Office 365 Security Tips To Reduce Data Loss
Slideshows  |  5/2/2016  | 
Even with a slew of new security tools and compliance guidance, there are still things you can do to protect this critical business system.


Malicious USB Drive Hides Behind Gift Card Lure
Dark Reading Staff 3/27/2020
How Attackers Could Use Azure Apps to Sneak into Microsoft 365
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/24/2020
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CVE-2020-10560
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
An issue was discovered in Open Source Social Network (OSSN) through 5.3. A user-controlled file path with a weak cryptographic rand() can be used to read any file with the permissions of the webserver. This can lead to further compromise. The attacker must conduct a brute-force attack against the S...
CVE-2020-5527
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
When MELSOFT transmission port (UDP/IP) of Mitsubishi Electric MELSEC iQ-R series (all versions), MELSEC iQ-F series (all versions), MELSEC Q series (all versions), MELSEC L series (all versions), and MELSEC F series (all versions) receives massive amount of data via unspecified vectors, resource co...
CVE-2020-5551
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
Toyota 2017 Model Year DCU (Display Control Unit) allows an unauthenticated attacker within Bluetooth range to cause a denial of service attack and/or execute an arbitrary command. The affected DCUs are installed in Lexus (LC, LS, NX, RC, RC F), TOYOTA CAMRY, and TOYOTA SIENNA manufactured in the re...
CVE-2020-10940
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-27
Local Privilege Escalation can occur in PHOENIX CONTACT PORTICO SERVER through 3.0.7 when installed to run as a service.
CVE-2020-10939
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-27
Insecure, default path permissions in PHOENIX CONTACT PC WORX SRT through 1.14 allow for local privilege escalation.