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Content tagged with Cloud posted in September 2015
DHS Funds Project For Open Source 'Invisible Clouds'
News  |  9/30/2015  | 
Cloud Security Alliance and Waverley Labs to build software-defined perimeter (SDP) to protect cloud and critical infrastructure from DDoS attacks.
Visibility: The Key To Security In The Cloud
Commentary  |  9/18/2015  | 
You cant secure what you cant see. These five best practices will shed some light on how to protect your data from the ground up.
Darknet Is Full Of Criminals & Governments Giving TOR A Bad Name
News  |  9/16/2015  | 
Human traffickers, crowd-sourcing murderers, child pornographers, and governments in the market for juicy zero-days are flooding the Dark Web -- making it hard for the good guys to defend it.
Fixing IoT Security: Dark Reading Radio Wednesday at 1 P.M. ET
Commentary  |  9/15/2015  | 
Join us for a conversation about what is being done and what needs to be done to secure the Internet of Things.
Malvertising Campaign Rages Undetected For 3 Weeks
News  |  9/14/2015  | 
Instead of injecting nasty code into ads, attackers pose as legitimate advertisers and manipulate ad networks' chain of trust.
What You Should, But Don't, Do About Untrusted Certs, CAs
News  |  9/9/2015  | 
Security departments could take measures to protect organizations from untrusted certificate authorities and counterfeit SSL certs, but most don't bother.
Ashley Madison Guilty Of Hard-Coded Creds, Weak Bot Detection
News  |  9/8/2015  | 
Researchers find Amazon Web Services credentials in the source code and honeypot email addresses in the leaked user database.
Jeremiah Grossman's Tips For Black Hat Hopefuls & More
Jeremiah Grossman's Tips For Black Hat Hopefuls & More
Dark Reading Videos  |  9/4/2015  | 
Founder of WhiteHat Security visits the Dark Reading News Desk to dish on the Black Hat Briefings selection process, the state of Web security, the Wassenaar Arrangement, and Flash.
China's Great Cannon: The Great Firewall's More Aggressive Partner
China's Great Cannon: The Great Firewall's More Aggressive Partner
Dark Reading Videos  |  9/3/2015  | 
Crowdstrike researchers visit Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to describe how China went on the offensive and extended its Internet censorship efforts beyond Chinese borders.


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US Formally Attributes SolarWinds Attack to Russian Intelligence Agency
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  4/15/2021
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Dependency Problems Increase for Open Source Components
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  4/14/2021
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FBI Operation Remotely Removes Web Shells From Exchange Servers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/14/2021
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CVE-2021-31547
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Its AbuseFilterCheckMatch API reveals suppressed edits and usernames to unprivileged users through the iteration of crafted AbuseFilter rules.
CVE-2021-31548
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. A MediaWiki user who is partially blocked or was unsuccessfully blocked could bypass AbuseFilter and have their edits completed.
CVE-2021-31549
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. The Special:AbuseFilter/examine form allowed for the disclosure of suppressed MediaWiki usernames to unprivileged users.
CVE-2021-31550
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the CommentBox extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Via crafted configuration variables, a malicious actor could introduce XSS payloads into various layers.
CVE-2021-31551
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the PageForms extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Crafted payloads for Token-related query parameters allowed for XSS on certain PageForms-managed MediaWiki pages.