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Content tagged with Authentication posted in October 2020
How to Increase Voter Turnout & Reduce Fraud
Commentary  |  10/29/2020  | 
Digital identity verification has advanced, both technologically and legislatively. Is it the answer to simpler, safer voting?
6 Ways Passwords Fail Basic Security Tests
Slideshows  |  10/28/2020  | 
New data shows humans still struggle with password creation and management.
Neural Networks Help Users Pick More-Secure Passwords
News  |  10/26/2020  | 
Typically, blocklists are used to prevent users from picking easily guessable patterns, but a small neural network can do the same job and suggests that complex password requirements are not necessary.
Credential-Stuffing Attacks Plague Loyalty Programs
News  |  10/22/2020  | 
But that's not the only type of web attack cybercriminals have been profiting from.
Modern Day Insider Threat: Network Bugs That Are Stealing Your Data
Commentary  |  10/21/2020  | 
Attacks involving an unmanaged device and no malware expose gaps in cybersecurity that must be addressed.
Businesses Rethink Endpoint Security for 2021
News  |  10/20/2020  | 
The mass movement to remote work has forced organizations to rethink their long-term plans for endpoint security. How will things look different next year?
Building the Human Firewall
Commentary  |  10/20/2020  | 
Cybersecurity was a challenge before COVID-19 sent millions of employees home to work from their own devices and networks. Now what?
Online Voting Is Coming, but How Secure Will It Be?
Commentary  |  10/13/2020  | 
It's time for state governments to act as leaders, adopt digital ID standards, enable new online voting systems, and provide broad-based access to all communities for the benefit of all.
Why MSPs Are Hacker Targets, and What To Do About It
Commentary  |  10/9/2020  | 
Managed service providers are increasingly becoming the launching pad of choice for ransomware and other online malfeasance.
'Father of Identity Theft' Sentenced to 207 Months
Quick Hits  |  10/2/2020  | 
James Jackson was convicted of mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, access device fraud, and theft of mail last year.


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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2022-22703
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-17
In Stormshield SSO Agent 2.x before 2.1.1 and 3.x before 3.0.2, the cleartext user password and PSK are contained in the log file of the .exe installer.
CVE-2021-42357
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-17
When using Apache Knox SSO prior to 1.6.1, a request could be crafted to redirect a user to a malicious page due to improper URL parsing. A request that included a specially crafted request parameter could be used to redirect the user to a page controlled by an attacker. This URL would need to be pr...
CVE-2022-0242
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-17
Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type in GitHub repository crater-invoice/crater prior to 6.0.
CVE-2021-38965
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-17
IBM FileNet Content Manager 5.5.4, 5.5.6, and 5.5.7 could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system by sending a specially crafted request. IBM X-Force ID: 212346.
CVE-2021-33040
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-17
managers/views/iframe.js in FuturePress EPub.js before 0.3.89 allows XSS.