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Level Up Your Kubernetes Security Skills at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Gain access to a broad spectrum of in-depth cybersecurity Briefings and Trainings.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/16/2020
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Stay on the Cutting Edge of Mobile Security
Black Hat Staff,
Here are some of the mobile-focused Briefings, Trainings, and Arsenal tools that will be explored at Black Hat USA.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/15/2020
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Get Cutting-Edge Healthcare Cybersecurity Insights at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Bad actors are on the lookout for ways to attack healthcare organizations, so it's important for cybersecurity pros to stay informed about the latest trends and threats in the industry.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/14/2020
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Multiple Zero-Day Flaws Discovered in Popular Hospital Pneumatic Tube System
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
"PwnedPiper" flaws could allow attackers to disrupt delivery of lab samples or steal hospital employee credentials, new research shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/2/2021
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8 Security Tools to be Unveiled at Black Hat USA
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Security researchers and practitioners share a host of new cyber tools for penetration testing, reverse engineering, malware defense, and more.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/28/2021
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7 Hot Cyber Threat Trends to Expect at Black Hat
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
A sneak peek of some of the main themes at Black Hat USA next month.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/22/2021
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Researchers Create New Approach to Detect Brand Impersonation
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A team of Microsoft researchers developed and trained a Siamese Neural Network to detect brand impersonation attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/16/2021
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New Framework Aims to Describe & Address Complex Social Engineering Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
As attackers use more synthetic media in social engineering campaigns, a new framework is built to describe threats and provide countermeasures.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/9/2021
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Microsoft Releases Emergency Patch for 'PrintNightmare' Vuln
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
It urges organizations to immediately apply security update, citing exploit activity.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/7/2021
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Security 101: The 'PrintNightmare' Flaw
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
A closer look at the printer software vulnerability - and what you can do about it.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/7/2021
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Researchers Learn From Nation-State Attackers' OpSec Mistakes
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Security researchers discuss how a series of simple and consistent mistakes helped them learn more about ITG18, better known as Charming Kitten.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/6/2021
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Microsoft Issues New CVE for 'PrintNightmare' Flaw
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Company says remote code execution issue in all Windows versions is different from one in Windows Print Spooler that it had patched last month, though both affect same function.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/2/2021
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Attackers Already Unleashing Malware for Apple macOS M1 Chip
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Apple security expert Patrick Wardle found that some macOS malware written for the new M1 processor can bypass anti-malware tools.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/30/2021
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The Danger of Action Bias: Is It Always Better to Act Quickly?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Experts discuss the meaning of action bias and how it presents a threat to IT security leaders, practitioners, and users.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/28/2021
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New DNS Name Server Hijack Attack Exposes Businesses, Government Agencies
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researchers found a "novel" class of DNS vulnerabilities in AWS Route53 and other DNS-as-a-service offerings that leak sensitive information on corporate and government customers, with one simple registration step.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/23/2021
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Survey Seeks to Learn How 2020 Changed Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Respondents to a new Dark Reading/Omdia survey will be entered into a drawing for a Black Hat Black Card.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/23/2021
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Black Hat Asia Speakers Share Secrets About Sandboxes, Smart Doors, and Security
Dark Reading Staff,
Find video interviews with some of the coolest Black Hat Asia experts right here, as part of the Dark Reading News Desk this week.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/7/2021
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New Techniques Emerge for Abusing Windows Services to Gain System Control
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Organizations should apply principles of least privilege to mitigate threats, security researcher says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/6/2021
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Researchers Explore Active Directory Attack Vectors
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Incident responders who investigate attacks targeting Active Directory discuss methods used to gain entry, elevate privileges, and control target systems.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/3/2021
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Dark Reading Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, Commentary
Cybersecurity news site begins 16th year with plans to improve site, deliver more content on cyber threats and best practices.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 5/3/2021
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Researchers Connect Complex Specs to Software Vulnerabilities
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Following their release of 70 different vulnerabilities in different implementations of TCP/IP stacks over the past year, two companies find a common link.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/29/2021
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Do Cyberattacks Affect Stock Prices? It Depends on the Breach
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A security researcher explores how data breaches, ransomware attacks, and other types of cybercrime influence stock prices.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/27/2021
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10 Free Security Tools at Black Hat Asia 2021
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
Researchers are set to demonstrate a plethora of tools for conducting pen tests, vulnerability assessments, data forensics, and a wide range of other use cases.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 4/22/2021
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