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Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/12/2014
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Kelly Jackson Higgins is the Executive Editor of Dark Reading. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, Virginia Business magazine, and other major media properties. Jackson Higgins was recently selected as one of the Top 10 Cybersecurity Journalists in the US, and named as one of Folio's 2019 Top Women in Media. She began her career as a sports writer in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and earned her BA at William & Mary.  Follow her on Twitter @kjhiggins.

Articles by Kelly Jackson Higgins
posted in October 2006

MySpace Under Siege

10/30/2006
A weekend phishing attack and more XSS zero-day proof-of-concept code are testing the social networking site's security mettle

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McAfee's Makeover

10/16/2006
Troubled security company integrates compliance tools with its security platform, and announces acquisition of a data leakage firm

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Phishing Bites

10/11/2006
Russia now hosts more Websites with keylogger and trojan downloaders than the US, according to latest APWG report

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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability on WSO2 API Manager 3.1.0. By exploiting a Cross-site scripting vulnerability the attacker can hijack a logged-in user’s session by stealing cookies which means that a malicious hacker can change the logged-in user’s pass...
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An issue was discovered in EyesOfNetwork eonweb 5.3-7 through 5.3-8. The eonweb web interface is prone to a SQL injection, allowing an unauthenticated attacker to exploit the username_available function of the includes/functions.php file (which is called by login.php).