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Content tagged with Security Monitoring posted in March 2014
Incident Response Now Shaping Security Operations
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
How an organization reacts to hackers infiltrating its network is becoming the key to damage control for data -- and the corporate image.
Attacks Rise On Network 'Blind' Spot
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Interop speaker says DDoS attacks are not the only forms of abuse on the Domain Name Server.
Symantec Fires CEO In Surprise Move
News  |  3/21/2014  | 
Analysts question security and storage giant's turnaround after the board fires its second CEO in two years.
Will Target Face FTC Probe?
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
Retailer's security practices remain under scrutiny as regulators ponder FTC investigation. Meanwhile, Sony options rights to Hollywood cyber-thriller based on breach story.
Many Businesses Fail To Disclose Data Breaches
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
Only about 35% of businesses worldwide say they share attack and threat information with others in their industry, even though 77% admit to suffering from a cyberattack.
Linux Takeover Artists Fling 35M Spam Messages Daily
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
"Operation Windigo" server takeover campaign controls 10,000 hacked servers, launches millions of spam, malware, and drive-by exploit kit attacks per day.
Attackers Hit Clearinghouse Selling Stolen Target Data
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Hackers interrupt and deface sites of black-market forums selling credit card data stolen from Target and other retailers.
7 Behaviors That Could Indicate A Security Breach
News  |  3/14/2014  | 
Breaches create outliers. Identifying anomalous activity can help keep firms in compliance and out of the headlines.
Target Ignored Data Breach Alarms
News  |  3/14/2014  | 
Target's security team reviewed -- and ignored -- urgent warnings from threat-detection tool about unknown malware spotted on the network.
Retail Industry May Pool Intel To Stop Breaches
News  |  3/12/2014  | 
Target and other shopper-data breaches turn up the heat on retail industry to establish a cyberthreat Information-Sharing and Analysis Center.
Can We Control Our Digital Identities?
Commentary  |  3/11/2014  | 
The web and cloud need an identity layer for people to give us more control over our sprawling digital identities.
Target CIO's Resignation: 7 Questions
News  |  3/6/2014  | 
After the data breach, why didn't the buck stop with PCI assessors or CEO? Search for accountability reveals flawed system, much finger-pointing.
Target Starts Security, Compliance Makeover
News  |  3/6/2014  | 
With CIO departing, security and compliance get a higher profile at the beleaguered retailer in the wake of its massive data breach.
Data Breach: Persistence Gives Hackers the Upper Hand
Commentary  |  3/5/2014  | 
Hackers are winning on speed and determination. But we can stack the odds in our favor by shifting the time frames of an attack. Here's how.


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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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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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The Smart SEO Tool WordPress plugin before 3.0.6 does not sanitise and escape the search parameter before outputting it back in an attribute when the TDK optimisation setting is enabled, leading to a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
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The Accept Donations with PayPal WordPress plugin before 1.3.4 does not have CSRF check in place and does not ensure that the post to be deleted belongs to the plugin, allowing attackers to make a logged in admin delete arbitrary posts from the blog
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PUBLISHED: 2022-01-24
The Code Snippets WordPress plugin before 2.14.3 does not escape the snippets-safe-mode parameter before outputting it back in attributes, leading to a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting issue
CVE-2021-25013
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-24
The Qubely WordPress plugin before 1.7.8 does not have authorisation and CSRF check on the qubely_delete_saved_block AJAX action, and does not ensure that the block to be deleted belong to the plugin, as a result, any authenticated users, such as subscriber can delete arbitrary posts