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Endpoint Still a Prime Target for Attack
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
September 24, 2021
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 24, 2021
2 min read
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Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover Flaw Leaks Thousands of Credentials
Researchers claim to have accessed hundreds of thousands of Windows credentials using a bug in the Autodiscover protocol...
September 23, 2021
Researchers claim to have accessed hundreds of thousands of Windows credentials using a bug in the Autodiscover protocol...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 23, 2021
2 min read
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CTO 2.0: Maiffret Rejoins BeyondTrust
Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and ho...
September 21, 2021
Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and ho...
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
September 21, 2021
3 min read
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Data Sharing, Added Security Steps Drive Consumers to Shop Elsewhere
A new survey finds most shoppers will stop a transaction if asked for too much personal information or to complete many ...
September 21, 2021
A new survey finds most shoppers will stop a transaction if asked for too much personal information or to complete many ...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 21, 2021
1 min read
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Microsoft Lets Users Fully Remove Account Passwords
Users can now delete passwords from their Microsoft account and instead use Windows Hello, Microsoft Authenticator, or p...
September 15, 2021
Users can now delete passwords from their Microsoft account and instead use Windows Hello, Microsoft Authenticator, or p...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 15, 2021
2 min read
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Security Fears & Remote Work Drive Continued 2FA Adoption
Seventy-nine percent of people used two-factor authentication at least once in 2021, with 72% regularly using the techno...
September 14, 2021
Seventy-nine percent of people used two-factor authentication at least once in 2021, with 72% regularly using the techno...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2021
4 min read
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Microsoft Spins Off Lower-Cost Version of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Plan 1 provides endpoint protection capabilities only; a higher-end Plan 2 offers additi...
September 01, 2021
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Plan 1 provides endpoint protection capabilities only; a higher-end Plan 2 offers additi...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 01, 2021
1 min read
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CISA and FBI: Be 'Vigilant' About Possible Ransomware Attacks Over Labor Day Weekend
Advisory recommends key defenses for mitigating risk by ransomware and other threats.
August 31, 2021
Advisory recommends key defenses for mitigating risk by ransomware and other threats.
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
August 31, 2021
4 min read
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Check Point Acquires Cloud Email and Collaboration Security Firm Avanan
Integration of Avanan's technology into Check Point's portfolio aims to protect email and collaboration suites including...
August 30, 2021
Integration of Avanan's technology into Check Point's portfolio aims to protect email and collaboration suites including...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 30, 2021
1 min read
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Microsoft Issues Guidance for Protecting Network Gateways from Mozi IoT Botnet
The Mozi botnet now targets Netgear, Huawei, and ZTE network gateways, Microsoft found.
August 19, 2021
The Mozi botnet now targets Netgear, Huawei, and ZTE network gateways, Microsoft found.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 19, 2021
1 min read
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4 Places Where Digital ID Models Falter
Good digital identity must be secure and unique, verified with high assurance, and privacy-preserving, along with indivi...
August 19, 2021
Good digital identity must be secure and unique, verified with high assurance, and privacy-preserving, along with indivi...
by Aidan McCarty, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Unum ID
August 19, 2021
5 min read
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Facebook Adds Encryption to Messenger Video and Voice Calls
The social media firm also plans to conduct a limited test of end-to-end encrypted Instagram direct messaging.
August 13, 2021
The social media firm also plans to conduct a limited test of end-to-end encrypted Instagram direct messaging.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 13, 2021
2 min read
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Zero Trust Is a Great Start; Zero Knowledge Can Be Even Better
For those of us in the decentralized space, the current zero-trust model doesn’t go far enough.
August 11, 2021
For those of us in the decentralized space, the current zero-trust model doesn’t go far enough.
by Ben Golub, Chairman and CEO, Storj
August 11, 2021
5 min read
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Researchers Examine Active Market for Stolen Network Access
Intsights researchers finds one instance of data for sale at a price tag of 66,000 Bitcoin.
August 10, 2021
Intsights researchers finds one instance of data for sale at a price tag of 66,000 Bitcoin.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 10, 2021
2 min read
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Which Organizations Use & Abuse Personal Data Most, and How?
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Hume Center investigate the ripple effects of sharing personal data just one time with ...
August 10, 2021
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Hume Center investigate the ripple effects of sharing personal data just one time with ...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
August 10, 2021
1 min read
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