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A Nation State-Looking Cyberattack that Wasn't
News  |  5/31/2017  | 
Symantec researchers uncover a cybercrime campaign with all the hallmarks of a state-sponsored campaign that didn't even make much money for the attackers.
The Fundamental Flaw in TCP/IP: Connecting Everything
Commentary  |  5/17/2017  | 
Almost 30 years after its inception, it's time to fix the engine that both fuels the modern day Internet and is the root cause of its most vexing security challenges.
New 'Bondnet' Botnet Mines Cryptocurrencies
News  |  5/4/2017  | 
The botnet has infected more than 15,000 machines at major institutions, including high-profile companies, universities, and city councils.
DDoS Attacks Surge, Organizations Struggle to Respond
News  |  5/2/2017  | 
Organizations often discover a DDoS attack only after being alerted to the fact by a third-party or customer, Neustar survey shows.
New Global Resilience Federation Will Share Threat Intel Across Industries
Quick Hits  |  5/2/2017  | 
Born out of a partnership of information sharing and analysis centers and organizations, Global Resilience Federation launches today to share intelligence and information across a number of industry sectors.
CenturyLink, Medina Capital Deal Closes with Launch of Cyxtera Technologies
Quick Hits  |  5/2/2017  | 
CenturyLink's former data centers and colocation business were combined with Medina Capital's cybersecurity and analytics holdings to create new secure data center infrastructure firm.


NSA Appoints Rob Joyce as Cyber Director
Dark Reading Staff 1/15/2021
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CVE-2021-21238
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
PySAML2 is a pure python implementation of SAML Version 2 Standard. PySAML2 before 6.5.0 has an improper verification of cryptographic signature vulnerability. All users of pysaml2 that need to validate signed SAML documents are impacted. The vulnerability is a variant of XML Signature wrapping bec...
CVE-2021-21239
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
PySAML2 is a pure python implementation of SAML Version 2 Standard. PySAML2 before 6.5.0 has an improper verification of cryptographic signature vulnerability. Users of pysaml2 that use the default CryptoBackendXmlSec1 backend and need to verify signed SAML documents are impacted. PySAML2 does not ...
CVE-2021-21253
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
OnlineVotingSystem is an open source project hosted on GitHub. OnlineVotingSystem before version 1.1.2 hashes user passwords without a salt, which is vulnerable to dictionary attacks. Therefore there is a threat of security breach in the voting system. Without a salt, it is much easier for attacker...
CVE-2020-4966
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.6 does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent to the...
CVE-2020-4968
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.6 uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 192427.