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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in June 2016
Hackers Pilfer $10 Million From Ukraine Bank
Quick Hits  |  6/29/2016
Reports allege criminals used SWIFT to transfer money, have compromised several Ukraine, Russia banks.
Cisco Boosts Cloud Security Capabilities With CloudLock Buy
News  |  6/28/2016
Network giant will purchase the Massachusetts-based provider of cloud access security broker technology for $293 million.
Google Accounts Of US Military, Journalists Targeted By Russian Attack Group
News  |  6/27/2016
The Threat Group 4127 that hit the Democratic National Committee also went after 1,800 other targets with info interesting to Russian government, says SecureWorks.
The Blind Spot Between The Cloud & The Data Center
Commentary  |  6/27/2016
Ask most enterprise security analysts responsible for detection and response about their visibility into identity access risks and youre likely to get some confused looks. Heres why.
Phishing, Whaling & The Surprising Importance Of Privileged Users
Commentary  |  6/21/2016
By bagging a privileged user early on, attackers can move from entry point to mission accomplished in no time at all.
5 Tips For Staying Cyber-Secure On Your Summer Vacation
News  |  6/20/2016
Stick with mobile payment apps and carrier networks when traveling. And don't broadcast your plans or locations via social media.
Pretty Good Passwords: Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Commentary  |  6/16/2016
Sticky notes, multi-factor authentication, password reuse and Donald Trump. And the winner is...
Twitter Says Its Servers Were Not Breached
Quick Hits  |  6/13/2016
Account details leaked are from other hacked websites, claims the social media tool.
How To Prepare For A Data Breach
Slideshows  |  6/7/2016
These five from-the-trenches strategies will help you win the fight against today's sophisticated, conniving attackers.
Microsegmentation & The Need For An Intelligent Attack Surface
Commentary  |  6/7/2016
There is a fundamental difference in the security posture and technology for protecting the White House versus a Social Security office in California. So, too, for the critical apps and systems that are likely targets in your enterprise.
How Risky Is Bleeding Edge Tech?
Slideshows  |  6/5/2016
Experts with the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute rate 10 up-and-coming technologies for risk.
Connected Cars: 6 Tips For Riding Safely With Onboard Devices
Slideshows  |  6/3/2016
Carnegie Mellon researchers note that the cheaper the after market device, the easier it can be hacked.

The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
A Look at Cybercrime's Banal Nature
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.