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Malware in PyPI Code Shows Supply Chain Risks
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A code backdoor in a package on the Python Package Index demonstrates the importance of verifying code brought in from code repositories.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/19/2019
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Europol Head Fears 5G Will Give Criminals an Edge
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Catherine De Bolle is concerned law enforcement will lose its ability to track criminals with the arrival of 5G networks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/19/2019
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Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
More than 30% of Mirai attacks, and an increasing number of variants of the malicious malare, are going after enterprise IoT devices, raising the stakes for business.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/19/2019
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The Problem with Proprietary Testing: NSS Labs vs. CrowdStrike
Brian Monkman, Executive Director at NetSecOPENCommentary
Why apples-to-apples performance tests are the only way to accurately gauge the impact of network security products and solutions.
By Brian Monkman Executive Director at NetSecOPEN, 7/19/2019
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Security Lessons From a New Programming Language
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A security professional needed a secure language for IoT development. So he wrote his own, applying learned lessons about memory and resources in the process.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/18/2019
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BitPaymer Ransomware Operators Wage Custom, Targeted Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
A new framework is allowing the threat group to compile variants of the malware for each victim, Morphisec says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/18/2019
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RDP Bug Takes New Approach to Host Compromise
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers show how simply connecting to a rogue machine can silently compromise the host.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/18/2019
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Open Source Hacking Tool Grows Up
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Koadic toolkit gets upgrades — and a little love from nation-state hackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/18/2019
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8 Legit Tools and Utilities That Cybercriminals Commonly Misuse
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
Threat actors are increasingly 'living off the land,' using publicly available management and administration tools to conceal malicious activity.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/18/2019
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Bulgarian Tax Breach Nets All the Records
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
An attack by a 'wizard hacker' results in leaked records for virtually every Bulgarian taxpayer.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/18/2019
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How Capture the Flag Competitions Strengthen the Cybersecurity Workforce
Dr. Giovanni Vigna, Chief Technology Officer at LastlineCommentary
These competitions challenge participants with problems involving digital forensics, cryptography, binary analysis, web security, and many other fields.
By Dr. Giovanni Vigna Chief Technology Officer at Lastline, 7/18/2019
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79% of US Consumers Fear Webcams Are Watching
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Widespread privacy concerns have caused 60% of people to cover their laptop webcams — some in creative ways — survey data shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/18/2019
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Calculating the Value of Security
Jason Sandys, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility MVP and Senior Consultant at Coretech AllianceCommentary
What will it take to align staff and budget to protect the organization?
By Jason Sandys Microsoft Enterprise Mobility MVP and Senior Consultant at Coretech Alliance, 7/18/2019
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework Not Just for the Big Guys
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
At Black Hat, analysts from MITRE and Splunk will detail how organizations of many different sizes are leveraging ATT&CK's common language.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/17/2019
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Bluetooth Bug Enables Tracking on Windows 10, iOS & macOS Devices
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers discover a third-party algorithm in multiple high-profile Bluetooth devices exposes users to third-party tracking and data access.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/17/2019
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800K Systems Still Vulnerable to BlueKeep
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Organizations with systems exploitable via the RDP flaw pose an increasing risk to themselves and other organizations, BitSight says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/17/2019
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Sprint Reveals Account Breach via Samsung Website
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The last-June breach exposed data including names, phone numbers, and account numbers.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/17/2019
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A Password Management Report Card
Maxine Holt, Research Director, OvumCommentary
New research on password management tools identifies the relative strengths and weaknesses of 12 competing offerings.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Ovum, 7/17/2019
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Data Loss, Leakage Top Cloud Security Concerns
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Compliance, accidental exposure of credentials, and data control are also primary concerns for senior IT and security managers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/17/2019
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For Real Security, Don't Let Failure Be Your Measure of Success
Zane Lackey, Co-Founder and CSO of Signal SciencesCommentary
For too long, we've focused almost exclusively on keeping out the bad guys rather than what to do when they get in (and they will).
By Zane Lackey Co-Founder and CSO of Signal Sciences, 7/17/2019
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Keep your eyes open! This area has been prone to WireShark attacks!

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Now this is the worst micromanagment I've seen.

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https://mitre-attack.github.io/attack-navigator/enterprise/ or Attack Navigator

The online grid is great,...

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Interesting, I would tend to agree, the training and knowledge that we have amassed over the years, there needs to be a value put on this (monetarily). Individuals don't say anything when doctors charge such high fees...

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  1. What are the most common successful attack vectors for my type of company and environment?
    • Email, Web, RDP and SSH
  2. How likely would we be to detect such an attack should it occur?
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I love the title, I don't think you can put a value on security and one's reputation. However, there are a few things that stood out in the message.

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