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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in November 2015
Hilton Data Breach Focuses Attention On Growing POS Malware Threat
News  |  11/25/2015  | 
Analysts expect an increase in POS attacks against retailers and others during this holiday shopping season.
RSA Warns Of Zero Detection Trojan
News  |  11/24/2015  | 
GlassRAT has remained undetected for more than three years while stealthily targeting victims, security firm says.
Stealthy ModPOS Is 'Most Sophisticated PoS Malware' Ever
News  |  11/24/2015  | 
More than just a point-of-sale card scraper, it's modular malware, and every module is a rootkit.
Introducing RITA for Real Intelligence Threat Analysis
Commentary  |  11/20/2015  | 
SANS' free, new framework can help teams hunt for attackers by extending traditional signature analysis to blacklisted IP addresses and accounts that have multiple concurrent logons to multiple systems.
Why The Java Deserialization Bug Is A Big Deal
News  |  11/19/2015  | 
Millions of app servers are potentially open to compromise due to how they handle serialized Java apps, researchers say.
US-China Security Review Commission Discusses 'Hack-Back' Laws
Quick Hits  |  11/19/2015  | 
Commission's annual report to Congress recommends a closer look at whether companies should be allowed to launch counterattacks on hackers.
And Now, A Cyber Arms Race Towards Critical Infrastructure Attacks
Commentary  |  11/19/2015  | 
As traditional explosives give way to 'logic bombs,' the need to protect our industrial networks and systems has never been more important.
Attack Attempt Numbers Down, But PoS Malware & Angler Up in Q3
News  |  11/17/2015  | 
Politically motivated cyberespionage groups also hard at work between July and September, according to Trend Micro.
Federal Government Most Prone To Repeat Breaches
News  |  11/11/2015  | 
It isn't just the White House that gets compromised more than once. Also, in a shifting trend, malicious insider attacks don't cut quite as deep as outsiders' do, report finds.
Machine Learning: Perception Problem? Maybe. Pipe Dream? No Way!
Commentary  |  11/11/2015  | 
Guided by an organization's internal security experts,'algorithmic assistants' provide a powerful new way to find anomalies and patterns for detecting cyberthreat activity.
JP Morgan Breach Only One Piece Of Vast Criminal Enterprise, Indictments Reveal
News  |  11/10/2015  | 
Three men at the head of 'diversified criminal conglomerate' used hacking to commit and enhance their securities fraud, illegal online gambling, illegal Bitcoin exchange, and illegal payment processing businesses, 23-count indictment alleges.
Adobe Flash Bug Discovery Leads To New Attack Mitigation Method
News  |  11/10/2015  | 
Prototype aims to prevent exploits that employ 'use after free' bugs in Windows, Linux, OS X software.
Drone Detection As The New 'IDS'
News  |  11/4/2015  | 
ISS founder Noonan's latest venture aims to detect drone-based cyberattacks, which so far have been mostly a project of the research domain.


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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/28/2021
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Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer,  4/30/2021
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Bert Kashyap, CEO and Co-Founder at SecureW2,  4/28/2021
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An issue was discovered on Tenda AC11 devices with firmware through 02.03.01.104_CN. A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in /goform/setmac allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system via a crafted post request.
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An issue was discovered on Tenda AC11 devices with firmware through 02.03.01.104_CN. A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in /gofrom/setwanType allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system via a crafted post request. This occurs when input vector controlled by malicious attack get copie...
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CVE-2021-31758
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-07
An issue was discovered on Tenda AC11 devices with firmware through 02.03.01.104_CN. A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in /goform/setportList allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system via a crafted post request.
CVE-2021-31458
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-07
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit Reader 10.1.1.37576. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the handlin...