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Content tagged with Authentication posted in September 2018
FBI IC3 Warns of RDP Vulnerability
Quick Hits  |  9/28/2018  | 
Government agencies remind users that RDP can be used for malicious purposes by criminal actors.
The Cloud Security Conundrum: Assets vs. Infrastructure
Commentary  |  9/25/2018  | 
The issue for cloud adopters is no longer where your data sits in AWS, on-premises, Azure, Salesforce, or what have you. The important questions are: Who has access to it, and how is it protected?
Account Takeover Attacks Become a Phishing Fave
Quick Hits  |  9/20/2018  | 
More than three-quarters of ATOs resulted in a phishing email, a new report shows.
WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
Commentary  |  9/19/2018  | 
New standards offer protection against hacking, credential theft, phishing attacks, and hope for the end of an era of passwords as a security construct.
The Top 5 Security Threats & Mitigations for Industrial Networks
Commentary  |  9/18/2018  | 
While vastly different than their IT counterparts, operational technology environments share common risks and best practices.
IoT Threats Triple Since 2017
Quick Hits  |  9/18/2018  | 
Rapidly evolving malware is posing an ever-greater threat to the IoT and business users of the Internet.
Military, Government Users Just as Bad About Password Hygiene as Civilians
News  |  9/14/2018  | 
New report comes out just as group of US senators chastise Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for not using multifactor authentication.
4 Trends Giving CISOs Sleepless Nights
Commentary  |  9/12/2018  | 
IoT attacks, budget shortfalls, and the skills gap are among the problems keeping security pros up at night.
4 Practical Measures to Improve Election Security Now
Commentary  |  9/11/2018  | 
It's more critical than ever for states to protect our democratic system and voting infrastructure from foreign cyber espionage.
Authentication Grows Up
News  |  9/4/2018  | 
Which forms of multi-factor authentication (MFA) are working, which are not, and where industry watchers think the market is headed.


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-2020-7599
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
All versions of com.gradle.plugin-publish before 0.11.0 are vulnerable to Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File. When a plugin author publishes a Gradle plugin while running Gradle with the --info log level flag, the Gradle Logger logs an AWS pre-signed URL. If this build log is publicly ...
CVE-2020-7610
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
All versions of bson before 1.1.4 are vulnerable to Deserialization of Untrusted Data. The package will ignore an unknown value for an object's _bsotype, leading to cases where an object is serialized as a document rather than the intended BSON type.
CVE-2019-17560
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
The "Apache NetBeans" autoupdate system does not validate SSL certificates and hostnames for https based downloads. This allows an attacker to intercept downloads of autoupdates and modify the download, potentially injecting malicious code. “Apache NetBeans" version...
CVE-2019-17561
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
The "Apache NetBeans" autoupdate system does not fully validate code signatures. An attacker could modify the downloaded nbm and include additional code. "Apache NetBeans" versions up to and including 11.2 are affected by this vulnerability.
CVE-2020-8509
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-30
Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central allows unauthenticated users to access PDFGenerationServlet, leading to sensitive information disclosure.