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March 26-29, 2019
Singapore
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August 3-8, 2019
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Black Hat Europe
December 2-5, 2019
London UK
Event Updates
Black Hat Europe Brings A Bevy of IoT Security Insights
Black Hat Staff,
Attend this London event next month for the latest on how security researchers are finding (and solving) security vulnerabilities in all of your favorite Internet-connected devices.
By Black Hat Staff , 11/15/2019
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Learn the Latest Exploit Techniques at Black Hat Europe
Black Hat Staff,
Master new exploit techniques for Microsoft RDP, Java remote protocols at Black Hat Europe in London next month.
By Black Hat Staff , 11/11/2019
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Black Hat Europe Brings Enterprise-Grade Cybersecurity Insights to London
Black Hat Staff,
Dont miss all the promising enterprise security Briefings at Black Hat Europe in London this December.
By Black Hat Staff , 10/30/2019
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Windows Hello for Business Opens Door to New Attack Vectors
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers exploring Windows Hello for Business found an Active Directory backdoor and other attack vectors that could lead to privilege escalation.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/18/2019
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Researchers Find New Approach to Attacking Cloud Infrastructure
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cloud APIs' accessibility over the Internet opens a new window for adversaries to gain highly privileged access to cloud assets.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/11/2019
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Black Hat Q&A: Hacking a '90s Sports Car
Black Hat Staff,  News
Security researcher Stanislas Lejay offers a preview of his upcoming Black Hat Europe talk on automotive engine computer management and hardware reverse engineering.
By By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 11/7/2019
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Siemens PLC Feature Can Be Exploited for Evil - and for Good
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A hidden feature in some newer models of the vendor's programmable logic controllers leaves the devices open to attack. Siemens says it plans to fix it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/5/2019
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Security Pros and 'Black Hats' Agree on Most Tempting Targets
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Malicious actors look for accounts that are springboards to other systems, according to nearly 300 attendees of Black Hat USA.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/5/2019
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Splunk Buys SignalFx for $1.05 Billion
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deal will yield 'one platform that can monitor the entire enterprise application lifecycle,' Splunk CEO says.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2019
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Project Zero Turns 5: How Google's Zero-Day Hunt Has Grown
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
At Black Hat USA, Project Zero's team lead shared details of projects it has accomplished and its influence on the security community.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/16/2019
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5 Things to Know About Cyber Insurance
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
More businesses are recognizing the need for cyber insurance as part of an overall security strategy. Here are some key points to consider when evaluating, purchasing, and relying on a policy.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 8/15/2019
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Researchers Show How SQLite Can Be Modified to Attack Apps
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
New technique involves query hijacking to trigger a wide range of memory safety issues within the widely used database engine, Check Point says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/12/2019
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Significant Vulnerabilities Found in 6 Common Printer Brands
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
In a half-year project, two researchers tested six of the top enterprise printer brands and found vulnerabilities in every device, some of which allow remote execution.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/9/2019
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How Behavioral Data Shaped a Security Training Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new program leveraged behavioral data of employees to determine when they excelled at security and where they needed improvement.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/8/2019
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Equifax CISO: 'Trust Starts and Ends with You'
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Organizational culture is key to good enterprise security posture, Jamil Farshchi told Black Hat attendees.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/8/2019
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Siemens S7 PLCs Share Same Crypto Key Pair, Researchers Find
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researchers at Black Hat USA reveal how security authentication weaknesses in popular Siemens ICS family let them control a PLC.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/8/2019
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Dark Reading News Desk Live at Black Hat USA 2019
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Watch right here for 40 video interviews with speakers and sponsors. Streaming live from Black Hat USA Wednesday and Thursday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/8/2019
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WhatsApp Messages Can Be Intercepted, Manipulated
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Check Point security researchers demonstrate how a dangerous security weakness in the messaging application can be abused to spread fake news and carry out online scams.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/8/2019
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Black Hat 2019: Security Culture Is Everyone's Culture
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
In his Black Hat USA keynote, Square's Dino Dai Zovi discussed lessons learned throughout his cybersecurity career and why culture trumps strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/7/2019
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Researchers Show Vulnerabilities in Facial Recognition
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The algorithms that check for a user's 'liveness' have blind spots that can lead to vulnerabilities.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/7/2019
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Boeing 787 On-Board Network Vulnerable to Remote Hacking, Researcher Says
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Boeing disputes IOActive findings ahead of security firm's Black Hat USA presentation.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/7/2019
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Mimecast Rejected Over 67 Billion Emails. Here's What It Learned
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
New research warns that security pros must guard against updates to older malware and more manipulative social-engineering techniques.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 8/6/2019
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Ransomware Used in Multimillion-Dollar Attacks Gets More Automated
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The authors of MegaCortex appear to have traded security for convenience and speed, say researchers at Accenture iDefense.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/5/2019
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