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Content tagged with Authentication posted in November 2019
Time to Warn Users About Black Friday & Cyber Monday Scams
Commentary  |  11/25/2019  | 
Warn your employees to avoid the inevitable scams associated with these two "holidays," or you risk compromising your company's network.
Why Multifactor Authentication Is Now a Hacker Target
Commentary  |  11/20/2019  | 
SIM swaps, insecure web design, phishing, and channel-jacking are four ways attackers are circumventing MFA technology, according to the FBI.
I 'Hacked' My Accounts Using My Mobile Number: Here's What I Learned
Commentary  |  11/19/2019  | 
A feature that's supposed to make your account more secure -- adding a cellphone number -- has become a vector of attack in SIM-swapping incidents. Here's how it's done and how you can protect yourself.
A Security Strategy That Centers on Humans, Not Bugs
Commentary  |  11/19/2019  | 
The industry's fixation on complex exploits has come at the expense of making fundamentals easy and intuitive for end users.
Windows Hello for Business Opens Door to New Attack Vectors
News  |  11/18/2019  | 
Researchers exploring Windows Hello for Business found an Active Directory backdoor and other attack vectors that could lead to privilege escalation.
The Myths of Multifactor Authentication
Commentary  |  11/12/2019  | 
Organizations without MFA are wide open to attack when employees fall for phishing scams or share passwords. What's holding them back?


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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-2021-32790
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
Woocommerce is an open source eCommerce plugin for WordPress. An SQL injection vulnerability impacts all WooCommerce sites running the WooCommerce plugin between version 3.3.0 and 3.3.6. Malicious actors (already) having admin access, or API keys to the WooCommerce site can exploit vulnerable endpoi...
CVE-2021-32791
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
mod_auth_openidc is an authentication/authorization module for the Apache 2.x HTTP server that functions as an OpenID Connect Relying Party, authenticating users against an OpenID Connect Provider. In mod_auth_openidc before version 2.4.9, the AES GCM encryption in mod_auth_openidc uses a static IV ...
CVE-2021-32792
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
mod_auth_openidc is an authentication/authorization module for the Apache 2.x HTTP server that functions as an OpenID Connect Relying Party, authenticating users against an OpenID Connect Provider. In mod_auth_openidc before version 2.4.9, there is an XSS vulnerability in when using `OIDCPreservePos...
CVE-2021-25801
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
A buffer overflow vulnerability in the __Parse_indx component of VideoLAN VLC Media Player 3.0.11 allows attackers to cause an out-of-bounds read via a crafted .avi file.
CVE-2021-25802
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
A buffer overflow vulnerability in the AVI_ExtractSubtitle component of VideoLAN VLC Media Player 3.0.11 allows attackers to cause an out-of-bounds read via a crafted .avi file.