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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in April 2019
Attackers Aren't Invincible & We Must Use That to Our Advantage
Commentary  |  4/24/2019  | 
The bad guys only seem infallible. Use their weaknesses to beat them.
Microsoft Windows, Antivirus Software at Odds After Latest Update
News  |  4/23/2019  | 
This month's Windows update has caused incompatibilities with software from at least five antivirus companies, resulting in slow boot times and frozen systems.
Russia Hacked Clinton's Computers Five Hours After Trump's Call
News  |  4/19/2019  | 
Mueller report finds that in July 2016, after then-candidate Donald Trump publicly called for Russia to "find the 30,000 emails," Russian agents targeted Hillary Clinton's personal office with cyberattacks.
Why We Need a 'Cleaner Internet'
Commentary  |  4/19/2019  | 
By blocking threats and attacks nearer to their sources, cybersecurity pros could help turn the connected world into a safer place for all.
GoT Guide to Cybersecurity: Preparing for Battle During a Staffing Shortage
Commentary  |  4/18/2019  | 
Faced with an overwhelming adversary, Game of Thrones heroes Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow have a lot in common with today's beleaguered CISOs.
Ever-Sophisticated Bad Bots Target Healthcare, Ticketing
News  |  4/17/2019  | 
From criminals to competitors, online bots continue to scrape information from sites and pose as legitimate users.
Selecting the Right Strategy to Reduce Vulnerability Risk
Commentary  |  4/17/2019  | 
There's no one-size-fits-all strategy for eliminating vulnerability risk. Knowing how your organization operates is what makes the difference.
New Attacks (and Old Attacks Made New)
Commentary  |  4/16/2019  | 
Although new attacks might get the most attention, don't assume old ones have gone away.
Cloudy with a Chance of Security Breach
Commentary  |  4/12/2019  | 
Businesses must be aware of the security weaknesses of the public cloud and not assume that every angle is covered.
New 'HOPLIGHT' Malware Appears in Latest North Korean Attacks, Say DHS, FBI
News  |  4/11/2019  | 
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security release malware analysis report, indicators of compromise for nine different executable files.
Ignore the Insider Threat at Your Peril
Commentary  |  4/8/2019  | 
Attacks from insiders often go undiscovered for months or years, so the potential impact can be huge. These 11 countermeasures can mitigate the damage.
Advanced Persistent Threat: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners
Commentary  |  4/5/2019  | 
From sushi and phishing to robots, passwords and ninjas -- and the winners are ...
The Matrix at 20: A Metaphor for Today's Cybersecurity Challenges
Commentary  |  4/5/2019  | 
The Matrix ushered in a new generation of sci-fi movies and futuristic plotlines with a relentless, seemingly invulnerable set of villains. Twenty years later, that theme is all too familiar to security pros.
Third Parties in Spotlight as More Facebook Data Leaks
News  |  4/4/2019  | 
Two third-party services left Facebook user data exposed online -- in one case, 540 million records of user comments -- highlighting the ease with which third-party developers can access data and the risk of lax security.
True Cybersecurity Means a Proactive Response
Commentary  |  4/4/2019  | 
Successful, secure organizations must take an aggressive, pre-emptive posture if they want true data security.
Privacy & Regulatory Considerations in Enterprise Blockchain
Commentary  |  4/3/2019  | 
People who understand information governance, privacy, and security should be active participants on the distributed ledger technology implementation team to ensure success.


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CVE-2020-27242
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page of OpenClinic GA 5.173.3 application. The immoLocation parameter in the ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page is vulnerable to authenticated SQL injection. A...
CVE-2020-27243
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page of OpenClinic GA 5.173.3 application. The immoService parameter in the ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page is vulnerable to authenticated SQL injection. An...
CVE-2020-27244
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page of OpenClinic GA 5.173.3 application. The immoCode parameter in the ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page is vulnerable to authenticated SQL injection. An at...
CVE-2020-27245
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page of OpenClinic GA 5.173.3 application. The immoBuyer parameter in the ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page is vulnerable to authenticated SQL injection. An a...
CVE-2020-27246
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page of OpenClinic GA 5.173.3 application. The immoComment parameter in the ‘listImmoLabels.jsp’ page is vulnerable to authenticated SQL injection. An...