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Content tagged with Authentication posted in May 2016
Poor Airport Security Practices Just Dont Fly
Commentary  |  5/24/2016  | 
Five lessons learned the hard way by the Tampa International Airport about bringing third parties into a security environment.
Google To Eliminate Passwords For Android Apps
Quick Hits  |  5/24/2016  | 
Project Abacus, in last stage of trial, will employ secure biometrics to unlock devices.
Enterprises Must Consider Privacy Concern For Biometrics
News  |  5/12/2016  | 
On-server storage and processing of biometric authentication presents a host of regulatory and corporate responsibility issues.
British Law Enforcement Agency Loses Bid To Get Passwords From Hacker Lauri Love
Quick Hits  |  5/11/2016  | 
Judge says National Crime Agency should use normal police powers -- not civil action -- to access information, allegedly hacked from US Army, NASA and US Federal Reserve networks.
PCI DSS 3.2: Making the Move to MFA
Commentary  |  5/9/2016  | 
PCI DSS has always required that any untrusted, remote access into the cardholder data environment use multi-factor authentication. Now version 3.2 takes it one step further.
Silicon & Artificial Intelligence: The Foundation of Next Gen Data Security
Commentary  |  5/5/2016  | 
Why new challenges like real-time, always-on authentication and access control can only be met by a combination of smart hardware and software.
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.