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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in June 2020
3 Ways to Flatten the Health Data Hacking Curve
Commentary  |  6/30/2020  | 
With more people working from home, health data security is more challenging but vitally important. These tips can help safeguard healthcare data.
7 Tips for Effective Deception
Slideshows  |  6/25/2020  | 
The right decoys can frustrate attackers and help detect threats more quickly.
Lucifer Malware Aims to Become Broad Platform for Attacks
News  |  6/25/2020  | 
The recent spread of the distributed denial-of-service tool attempts to exploit a dozen web-framework flaws, uses credential stuffing, and is intended to work against a variety of operating systems.
Average Cost of a Data Breach: $116M
Commentary  |  6/24/2020  | 
Sensitivity of customer information and time-to-detection determine financial blowback of cybersecurity breaches.
Rethinking Enterprise Access, Post-COVID-19
Commentary  |  6/24/2020  | 
New approaches will allow businesses to reduce risk while meeting the needs of users, employees, and third parties. Here are three issues to consider when reimagining enterprise application access.
Cybercrime Infrastructure Never Really Dies
News  |  6/23/2020  | 
Despite the takedown of the "CyberBunker" threat operators in 2019, command-and-control traffic continues to report back to the defunct network address space.
Pandemic Accelerates Priceline's 'Coffee Shop' Remote-Access Strategy
News  |  6/22/2020  | 
The travel-booking giant had been slowly starting to transition away from VPN dependence. Then COVID-19 happened, and suddenly 700 third-party call-center workers were working from home.
Cloud Threats and Priorities as We Head Into the Second Half of 2020
Slideshows  |  6/22/2020  | 
With millions working from home and relying on the cloud, security leaders are under increasing pressure to keep their enterprises breach-free.
Too Big to Cyber Fail?
Commentary  |  6/17/2020  | 
How systemic cyber-risk threatens US banks and financial services companies
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Web App Pen Testing
Commentary  |  6/11/2020  | 
Time on your hands and looking to learn about web apps? Here's a list to get you started.
Asset Management Mess? How to Get Organized
News  |  6/10/2020  | 
Hardware and software deployments all over the place due to the pandemic scramble? Here are the essential steps to ensure you can find what you need -- and secure it.
Hack-for-Hire Firm Connected to Attacks on Nonprofits, Journalists
News  |  6/9/2020  | 
The Dark Basin group behind thousands of phishing and malware attacks is likely an India-based "ethical hacking" firm that works on behalf of commercial clients.
Rare NSA Advisory About Russia-Based Cyberattacks Unlikely to Stop Them
News  |  6/1/2020  | 
The Sandworm group -- behind disinformation and election-hacking campaigns and responsible for a 2016 power outage in the Ukraine -- is now targeting e-mail servers.


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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
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2021-40309
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
A SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Take Attendance functionality of OS4Ed's OpenSIS 8.0. allows an attacker to inject their own SQL query. The cp_id_miss_attn parameter from TakeAttendance.php is vulnerable to SQL injection. An attacker can make an authenticated HTTP request as a user with ...
CVE-2021-40310
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
OpenSIS Community Edition version 8.0 is affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the TakeAttendance.php via the cp_id_miss_attn parameter.
CVE-2021-28130
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
Dr.Web Firewall 12.5.2.4160 on Windows incorrectly restricts applications signed by Dr.Web. A DLL for a custom payload within a legitimate binary (e.g., frwl_svc.exe) bypasses firewall filters.
CVE-2021-40099
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
An issue was discovered in Concrete CMS through 8.5.5. Fetching the update json scheme over HTTP leads to remote code execution.
CVE-2021-40100
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
An issue was discovered in Concrete CMS through 8.5.5. Stored XSS can occur in Conversations when the Active Conversation Editor is set to Rich Text.