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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in January 2019
Credential Compromises by the Numbers
Slideshows  |  1/25/2019  | 
Recent statistics show just how much credential stealing has become a staple in the attacker playbook.
The Evolution of SIEM
Commentary  |  1/23/2019  | 
Expectations for these security information and event management systems have grown over the years, in ways that just aren't realistic.
Think Twice Before Paying a Ransom
Commentary  |  1/23/2019  | 
Why stockpiling cryptocurrency or paying cybercriminals is not the best response.
The Fact and Fiction of Homomorphic Encryption
Commentary  |  1/22/2019  | 
The approach's promise continues to entice cryptographers and academics. But don't expect it to help in the real world anytime soon.
Shadow IT, IaaS & the Security Imperative
Commentary  |  1/21/2019  | 
Organizations must strengthen their security posture in cloud environments. That means considering five critical elements about their infrastructure, especially when it operates as an IaaS.
The Security Perimeter Is Dead; Long Live the New Endpoint Perimeter
Commentary  |  1/17/2019  | 
The network no longer provides an air gap against external threats, but access devices can take up the slack.
How the US Chooses Which Zero-Day Vulnerabilities to Stockpile
Commentary  |  1/16/2019  | 
When it comes to acceptable circumstances for government disclosure of zero-days, the new Vulnerabilities Equity Process might be the accountability practice security advocates have been waiting for.
Are You Listening to Your Kill Chain?
Commentary  |  1/16/2019  | 
With the right tools and trained staff, any organization should be able to deal with threats before information is compromised.
Why Cyberattacks Are the No. 1 Risk
Commentary  |  1/15/2019  | 
The paradigm shift toward always-on IT requires business leaders to rethink their defense strategy.
Election Security Isn't as Bad as People Think
Commentary  |  1/10/2019  | 
Make no mistake, however: We'll always have to be on guard. And we can take some lessons from the world of industrial cybersecurity.
6 Best Practices for Managing an Online Educational Infrastructure
Commentary  |  1/10/2019  | 
Universities must keep pace with rapidly changing technology to help thwart malicious hacking attempts and protect student information.
Security at the Speed of DevOps: Maturity, Orchestration, and Detection
Commentary  |  1/9/2019  | 
Container and microservices technologies, including the orchestrator Kubernetes, create an extraordinary opportunity to build infrastructure and applications that are secure by design.
Your Life Is the Attack Surface: The Risks of IoT
Commentary  |  1/8/2019  | 
To protect yourself, you must know where you're vulnerable and these tips can help.
Security Matters When It Comes to Mergers & Acquisitions
Commentary  |  1/8/2019  | 
The recently disclosed Marriott breach exposed a frequently ignored issue in the M&A process.
Threat of a Remote Cyberattack on Today's Aircraft Is Real
Commentary  |  1/7/2019  | 
We need more stringent controls and government action to prevent a catastrophic disaster.


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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2020-36659
PUBLISHED: 2023-01-27
In Apache::Session::Browseable before 1.3.6, validity of the X.509 certificate is not checked by default when connecting to remote LDAP backends, because the default configuration of the Net::LDAPS module for Perl is used. NOTE: this can, for example, be fixed in conjunction with the CVE-2020-16093 ...
CVE-2020-36658
PUBLISHED: 2023-01-27
In Apache::Session::LDAP before 0.5, validity of the X.509 certificate is not checked by default when connecting to remote LDAP backends, because the default configuration of the Net::LDAPS module for Perl is used. NOTE: this can, for example, be fixed in conjunction with the CVE-2020-16093 fix.
CVE-2023-24060
PUBLISHED: 2023-01-27
Haven 5d15944 allows Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) via the feed[url]= Feeds functionality. Authenticated users with the ability to create new RSS Feeds or add RSS Feeds can supply an arbitrary hostname (or even the hostname of the Haven server itself). NOTE: this product has significant usage b...
CVE-2023-22740
PUBLISHED: 2023-01-27
Discourse is an open source platform for community discussion. Versions prior to 3.1.0.beta1 (beta) (tests-passed) are vulnerable to Allocation of Resources Without Limits. Users can create chat drafts of an unlimited length, which can cause a denial of service by generating an excessive load on the...
CVE-2023-0519
PUBLISHED: 2023-01-26
Cross-site Scripting (XSS) - Stored in GitHub repository modoboa/modoboa prior to 2.0.4.