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Content tagged with Authentication posted in May 2021
'Have I Been Pwned' Code Base Now Open Source
Quick Hits  |  5/27/2021  | 
Founder Troy Hunt also announces the platform will receive compromised passwords the FBI finds in its investigations.
Axis Fosters Work-From-Home Momentum with Zero Trust Network Access
Commentary  |  5/25/2021  | 
SPONSORED: Watch now -- VPN and VDI, while still useful, lack the hardened security required to keep users secure. That's created an opening for Zero Trust network access.
Google Chrome Makes It Easier to Update Compromised Passwords
Quick Hits  |  5/19/2021  | 
A new capability will use Google's Duplex technology to alert people when their passwords are compromised and help change them.
How to Mitigate Against Domain Credential Theft
Commentary  |  5/18/2021  | 
Attackers routinely reuse stolen domain credentials. Here are some ways to thwart their access.
Hashes, Salts, and Rainbow Tables: Confessions of a Password Cracker
Commentary  |  5/12/2021  | 
Understanding a few basics about how password crackers think and behave could help you keep your users safer.
Why You Should Be Prepared to Pay a Ransom
Commentary  |  5/12/2021  | 
Companies that claim they'll never pay up in a ransomware attack are more likely to get caught flat-footed.
Cartoon Caption Winner: Greetings, Earthlings
Commentary  |  5/11/2021  | 
And the winner of Dark Reading's April cartoon caption contest is ...
Defending Against Web Scraping Attacks
Commentary  |  5/7/2021  | 
Web scraping attacks, like Facebook's recent data leak, can easily lead to more significant breaches.
Google Plans to Automatically Enable Two-Factor Authentication
Quick Hits  |  5/6/2021  | 
The company plans to automatically enroll users in two-step verification if their accounts are properly configured.
Newer Generic Top-Level Domains a Security 'Nuisance'
News  |  5/4/2021  | 
Ten years of passive DNS data shows classic TLDs such as .com and .net dominate newer TLDs in popularity and use.


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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-2022-31884
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-28
Marval MSM v14.19.0.12476 has an Improper Access Control vulnerability which allows a low privilege user to delete other users API Keys including high privilege and the Administrator users API Keys.
CVE-2022-31887
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-28
Marval MSM v14.19.0.12476 has a 0-Click Account Takeover vulnerability which allows an attacker to change any user's password in the organization, this means that the user can also escalate achieve Privilege Escalation by changing the administrator password.
CVE-2020-19896
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-28
File inclusion vulnerability in Minicms v1.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitary PHP code via post-edit.php.
CVE-2020-19897
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-28
A reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS) in wuzhicms v4.1.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary web script or HTML via the imgurl parameter.
CVE-2021-41559
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-28
Silverstripe silverstripe/framework 4.8.1 has a quadratic blowup in Convert::xml2array() that enables a remote attack via a crafted XML document.