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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in March 2020
The Wild, Wild West(world) of Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  3/27/2020  | 
Though set in the future, HBO's "Westworld" works as an allegory for the present moment in cybersecurity.
Vulnerability Management Isn't Just a Numbers Game
Commentary  |  3/24/2020  | 
Attackers work 24/7, so you have to be vigilant around the clock. Time for some game theory.
Security Ratings Are a Dangerous Fantasy
Commentary  |  3/20/2020  | 
They don't predict breaches, and they don't help people make valuable business decisions or make users any safer.
TrickBot Module Takes Aim at Remote Desktops
News  |  3/18/2020  | 
The module, still in development, focuses on compromising Windows systems by brute-forcing accounts via the Remote Desktop Protocol.
This Tax Season, Save the Scorn and Protect Customers from Phishing Scams
Commentary  |  3/17/2020  | 
As security professionals, it's easy to get cynical about the continued proliferation of tax ID theft and blame the consumers themselves. But that doesn't help anyone.
Texas Chose to Fight Ransomware and Not Pay. What About the Rest of Us?
Commentary  |  3/13/2020  | 
Law-abiding folks like us applauded Texas for its bravery but would we have the steel will to stand on the side of justice if it happened to us? Probably not.
How the Rise of IoT Is Changing the CISO Role
Commentary  |  3/11/2020  | 
Prepare for the future by adopting a risk-based approach. Following these five steps can help.
How Network Metadata Can Transform Compromise Assessment
Commentary  |  3/10/2020  | 
Listen more closely and your network's metadata will surrender insights the bad guys counted on keeping secret
Threat Awareness: A Critical First Step in Detecting Adversaries
Commentary  |  3/9/2020  | 
One thing seems certain: Attackers are only getting more devious and lethal. Expect to see more advanced attacks.
3 Ways to Strengthen Your Cyber Defenses
Commentary  |  3/4/2020  | 
By taking proactive action, organizations can face down threats with greater agility and earned confidence.


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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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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
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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CVE-2023-23849
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-06
Versions of Coverity Connect prior to 2022.12.0 are vulnerable to an unauthenticated Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability. Any web service hosted on the same sub domain can set a cookie for the whole subdomain which can be used to bypass other mitigations in place for malicious purposes. CVSS:3.1/AV:N...
CVE-2022-28923
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-06
Caddy v2.4.6 was discovered to contain an open redirection vulnerability which allows attackers to redirect users to phishing websites via crafted URLs.
CVE-2022-3229
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-06
Because the web management interface for Unified Intents' Unified Remote solution does not itself require authentication, a remote, unauthenticated attacker can change or disable authentication requirements for the Unified Remote protocol, and leverage this now-unauthenticated access to run code of ...
CVE-2022-44617
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-06
A flaw was found in libXpm. When processing a file with width of 0 and a very large height, some parser functions will be called repeatedly and can lead to an infinite loop, resulting in a Denial of Service in the application linked to the library.
CVE-2022-46496
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-06
BTicino Door Entry HOMETOUCH for iOS 1.4.2 was discovered to be missing an SSL certificate.