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Content posted in August 2016
2016 DDoS Attack Trends By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  8/31/2016  | 
Some highlights from recent reports on DDoS attack activity.
Meet Some Of The Emerging Israeli Cybersecurity Firms
Slideshows  |  8/30/2016  | 
Many are borne out of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Israel Defense Force's Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200. Could any other nation keep up?
Hollywood's 7 Dumbest Hacking Depictions
Slideshows  |  8/29/2016  | 
Movies and TV shows too often use hacking as a deus ex machina device to resolve an impossible plot, but real hacking takes time, effort and lots of testing.
How To Bullet Proof Your PAM Accounts: 7 Tips
Slideshows  |  8/26/2016  | 
Recent studies demonstrate the need for companies to focus more on their privileged users.
Meet The 2016 PWNIE Award Winners
Slideshows  |  8/22/2016  | 
Contest celebrating the best and worst in information security celebrates its 10th year.
8 Surprising Statistics About Insider Threats
Slideshows  |  8/17/2016  | 
Insider theft and negligence is real--and so are the practices that amplify the risks.
15 US Cities Where Cybersecurity Professionals Earn Big Bucks
Slideshows  |  8/16/2016  | 
Demand continues to rise for cybersecurity professionals throughout the US, and the salaries seem to follow suit. New data shows best cities for salary and cost of living.
6 Things To Know For Securing Amazon Web Services
Slideshows  |  8/13/2016  | 
AWS is coming out with more new cloud security features.
Here's The Business Side Of Thwarting A Cyberattack
Slideshows  |  8/11/2016  | 
Ponemon Group study data illustrates the balancing act of running a business while trying to stay secure.
8 Alternatives to Selfie Authentication
Slideshows  |  8/4/2016  | 
How to definitively prove your identity? A variety of anatomical parts and functions may soon be able to vouch for you.
5 Email Security Tips to Combat Macro-Enabled Ransomware
Slideshows  |  8/2/2016  | 
Cybercriminals are increasingly looking to macro variants, leaving organizations to defend against advanced tactics like macro-based malware attacks any way they can.


Four Faces of Fraud: Identity, 'Fake' Identity, Ransomware & Digital
David Shefter, Chief Technology Officer at Ziften Technologies,  6/14/2018
Demystifying Mental Health in the Infosec Community
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/14/2018
Email, Social Media Still Security Nightmares
Dark Reading Staff 6/15/2018
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CVE-2016-10723
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.17.2. Since the page allocator does not yield CPU resources to the owner of the oom_lock mutex, a local unprivileged user can trivially lock up the system forever by wasting CPU resources from the page allocator (e.g., via concurre...
CVE-2017-13072
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in App Center in QNAP QTS 4.2.6 build 20171208, QTS 4.3.3 build 20171213, QTS 4.3.4 build 20171223, and their earlier versions could allow remote attackers to inject Javascript code.
CVE-2017-2669
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
Dovecot before version 2.2.29 is vulnerable to a denial of service. When 'dict' passdb and userdb were used for user authentication, the username sent by the IMAP/POP3 client was sent through var_expand() to perform %variable expansion. Sending specially crafted %variable fields could result in exce...
CVE-2017-2672
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
A flaw was found in foreman before version 1.15 in the logging of adding and registering images. An attacker with access to the foreman log file would be able to view passwords for provisioned systems in the log file, allowing them to access those systems.
CVE-2018-0712
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
Command injection vulnerability in LDAP Server in QNAP QTS 4.2.6 build 20171208, QTS 4.3.3 build 20180402, QTS 4.3.4 build 20180413 and their earlier versions could allow remote attackers to run arbitrary commands or install malware on the NAS.