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Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/12/2014
News & Commentary Posts: 3263
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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
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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
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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2021-29856
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-20
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI 8.1.0 could allow an authenticated usre to cause a denial of service through the WebGUI Map Creation page. IBM X-Force ID: 205685.
CVE-2021-32839
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-20
sqlparse is a non-validating SQL parser module for Python. In sqlparse versions 0.4.0 and 0.4.1 there is a regular Expression Denial of Service in sqlparse vulnerability. The regular expression may cause exponential backtracking on strings containing many repetitions of '\r\n' in SQL comments. Onl...
CVE-2021-38899
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-20
IBM Cloud Pak for Data 2.5 could allow a local user with special privileges to obtain highly sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 209575.
CVE-2020-8561
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-20
A security issue was discovered in Kubernetes where actors that control the responses of MutatingWebhookConfiguration or ValidatingWebhookConfiguration requests are able to redirect kube-apiserver requests to private networks of the apiserver. If that user can view kube-apiserver logs when the log l...
CVE-2021-25740
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-20
A security issue was discovered with Kubernetes that could enable users to send network traffic to locations they would otherwise not have access to via a confused deputy attack.