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Samuel Greengard writes about business, technology, and cybersecurity for numerous magazines and websites. He is author of the books "The Internet of Things" and "Virtual Reality" (MIT Press).

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Is an Attacker Living Off Your Land?

6/16/2021
Living-off-the-land attacks pose significant risks to organizations and, on top of that, are difficult to detect. Learn the basics about how these attacks operate and ways to limit their damage.

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Planning Our Passwordless Future

5/4/2021
All the talk that passwords could one day go away seemed too good to be true, yet the scales are finally started to tip to a passwordless reality. (Part one of a two-part series.)

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In Secure Silicon We Trust

3/25/2021
Building upon a hardware root of trust is becoming a more achievable goal for the masses and the roots are digging deeper. Here's what you need to know.

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'Tis the Season to Confront Third-Party Risk

12/11/2020
On any given day it's hard to ensure that outside companies and individuals adhere to an organization's security practices and policies. But when it's the holidays and, oh, a global pandemic, companies need to be extra vigilant.

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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
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2020-18428
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
tinyexr commit 0.9.5 was discovered to contain an array index error in the tinyexr::SaveEXR component, which can lead to a denial of service (DOS).
CVE-2020-18430
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
tinyexr 0.9.5 was discovered to contain an array index error in the tinyexr::DecodeEXRImage component, which can lead to a denial of service (DOS).
CVE-2021-37576
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_rtas.c in the Linux kernel through 5.13.5 on the powerpc platform allows KVM guest OS users to cause host OS memory corruption via rtas_args.nargs, aka CID-f62f3c20647e.
CVE-2021-37555
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
TX9 Automatic Food Dispenser v3.2.57 devices allow access to a shell as root/superuser, a related issue to CVE-2019-16734. To connect, the telnet service is used on port 23 with the default password of 059AnkJ for the root account. The user can then download the filesystem through preinstalled BusyB...
CVE-2020-23240
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerablity in CMS Made Simple 2.2.14 via the Logic field in the Content Manager feature.