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Content posted in October 2016
5 Signs Your Smartphone Has Been Hacked
Slideshows  |  10/28/2016  | 
Mobile devices are increasingly popular vectors for cybercriminals targeting the enterprise. How to tell when a smartphone may be under attack.
7 Scary Ransomware Families
Slideshows  |  10/25/2016  | 
Here are seven ransomware variants that can creep up on you.
7 Imminent IoT Threats
Slideshows  |  10/21/2016  | 
Attacks against smart home products, medical devices, SCADA systems, and other newly network-enabled systems signal the beginning of a new wave of attacks against the IoT.
9 Sources For Tracking New Vulnerabilities
Slideshows  |  10/20/2016  | 
Keeping up with the latest vulnerabilities -- especially in the context of the latest threats -- can be a real challenge.
7 Regional Hotbeds For Cybersecurity Innovation
Slideshows  |  10/18/2016  | 
These regions are driving cybersecurity innovation across the US with an abundance of tech talent, educational institutions, accelerators, incubators, and startup activity.
5 Tips For Keeping Small Businesses Secure
Slideshows  |  10/17/2016  | 
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a look at that five-step process developed by the BBB and NCSA.
Happy 30th Birthday CFAA!
Slideshows  |  10/14/2016  | 
Six things we still dont know about the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act after all this time.
7 Ways Electronic Voting Systems Can Be Attacked
Slideshows  |  10/13/2016  | 
Pre-election integrity tests and post-election audits and checks should help spot discrepancies and errors, but risks remain.
Inside A Bug-Hunter's Head: 6 Motivators
Slideshows  |  10/7/2016  | 
Who are bug bounty hunters, and why do they hack? We dig inside the motivators driving today's hackers to seek vulnerabilities.
5 Ways To Lock Down Your Login
Slideshows  |  10/4/2016  | 
New public awareness campaign inspired by the White House calls for users to think more carefully about stronger authentication.
16 Innovative Cybersecurity Technologies Of 2016
Slideshows  |  10/3/2016  | 
This year's SINET 16 Innovators were chosen from 82 applicants representing nine countries.


Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better
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CVE-2017-15031
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
In all versions of ARM Trusted Firmware up to and including v1.4, not initializing or saving/restoring the PMCR_EL0 register can leak secure world timing information.
CVE-2018-19522
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
DriverAgent 2.2015.7.14, which includes DrvAgent64.sys 1.0.0.1, allows a user to send an IOCTL (0x800020F4) with a buffer containing user defined content. The driver's subroutine will execute a wrmsr instruction with the user's buffer for partial input.
CVE-2018-1833
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
IBM Event Streams 2018.3.0 could allow a remote attacker to submit an API request with a fake Host request header. An attacker, who has already gained authorised access via the CLI, could exploit this vulnerability to spoof the request header. IBM X-Force ID: 150507.
CVE-2018-4015
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
An exploitable vulnerability exists in the HTTP client functionality of the Webroot BrightCloud SDK. The configuration of the HTTP client does not enforce a secure connection by default, resulting in a failure to validate TLS certificates. An attacker could impersonate a remote BrightCloud server to...
CVE-2018-20201
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer over-read in the jsfNameFromString function of jsflash.c in Espruino 2V00, leading to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact via a crafted js file.