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Adaptive Shield Emerges From Stealth
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Israeli startup joins growing number of vendors offering platform for detecting and mitigating common configuration errors in cloud environments.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/13/2020
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Symmetry Systems Emerges from Stealth
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Company behind Data Store and Object Security (DSOS) becomes public knowledge following a $3 million seed round of funding.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/11/2020
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EU-US Privacy Shield Dissolution: What Happens Next?
Sam Curry, CSO, CybereasonCommentary
In a world that isn't private by design, security and liability implications for US-based cloud companies are huge.
By Sam Curry CSO, Cybereason, 8/11/2020
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Reddit Attack Defaces Dozens of Channels
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The attack has defaced the channels with images and content supporting Donald Trump.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/7/2020
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Dark Reading Video News Desk Returns to Black Hat
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
UPDATED: Coming to you prerecorded from in front of carefully arranged bookcases around the world ...!
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/6/2020
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Exploiting Google Cloud Platform With Ease
Dark Reading Staff, News
Security engineer Dylan Ayrey and Cruise senior infrastructure security engineer Allison Donovan describe fundamental weaknesses in GCP identity management that enable privilege escalation and lateral movement.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/6/2020
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Office 365's Vast Attack Surface & All the Ways You Don't Know You're Being Exploited Through It
Dark Reading Staff, News
Mandiant incident response managers Josh Madeley and Doug Bienstock describe how thoroughly Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365) extends into corporate networks, describe both sophisticated and simple attacks theyve detected, and suggest mitigations as businesses rely more heavily on the cloud.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/6/2020
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Microsoft Paid $13.7M in Bug Bounty Rewards in 2019-2020
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The 2019-2020 program year awarded 327 security researchers through 15 bounty programs, with a largest reward of $200,000.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/5/2020
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Why Confidential Computing Is a Game Changer
Vinton G. Cerf, VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, GoogleCommentary
Confidential Computing is a transformational technology that should be part of every enterprise cloud deployment. It's time to start unlocking the possibilities together.
By Vinton G. Cerf VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, 8/5/2020
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New 'Nanodegree' Program Provides Hands-On Cybersecurity Training
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing WriterNews
Emerging streamlined curriculum programs aim to help narrow the skills gap.
By Nicole Ferraro Contributing Writer, 8/3/2020
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'Hidden Property Abusing' Allows Attacks on Node.js Applications
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A team of researchers from Georgia Tech find a new attack technique that targets properties in Node.js and plan to publicly release a tool that has already identified 13 new vulnerabilities.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/31/2020
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Browsers to Enforce Shorter Certificate Life Spans: What Businesses Should Know
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Apple, Google, and Mozilla will shorten the life span for TLS certificates in a move poised to aid security but cause operational troubles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/30/2020
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Mimecast Buys MessageControl
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The email security provider brings into its fold social engineering and human identity capabilities.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/30/2020
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Ill-Defined Career Paths Hamper Growth for IT Security Pros
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Appsec and cloud security skills are the most in demand, and a shortage of staff is wearing on security teams, a new study shows.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/30/2020
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Security Flaws Discovered in OKCupid Dating Service
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researchers identified a variety of vulnerabilities in apps and websites for the popular online dating platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/29/2020
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Technical Challenges of IoT Cybersecurity in a Post-COVID-19 World
Dr. Johannes Bauer, Principal Security Advisor at ULCommentary
Effective management of vulnerabilities can be done only when information about supply chain dependencies is accurate and recent.
By Dr. Johannes Bauer Principal Security Advisor at UL, 7/29/2020
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Out-of-Date and Unsupported Cloud Workloads Continue as a Common Weakness
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
More than 80% of companies have at least one Internet-facing cloud asset that is more than six months out of date or running software that is no longer supported, according to scan data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/28/2020
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Researchers Foil Phishing Attempt on Netflix Customers
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Hackers use two stolen domains to steal credentials from Netflix users and then send them to the real Netflix site.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 7/28/2020
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Autonomous IT: Less Reacting, More Securing
Greg Jensen, Senior Director of Security at Oracle CorporationCommentary
Keeping data secure requires a range of skills and perfect execution. AI makes that possible.
By Greg Jensen Senior Director of Security at Oracle Corporation, 7/28/2020
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As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind
Charles DeBeck, IBM Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence AnalystCommentary
In the wake of COVID-19, data theft is by far the top tactic, followed by cryptomining and ransomware.
By Charles DeBeck IBM Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, 7/28/2020
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CVE-2020-17475
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
Lack of authentication in the network relays used in MEGVII Koala 2.9.1-c3s allows attackers to grant physical access to anyone by sending packet data to UDP port 5000.
CVE-2020-0255
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2020-10751. Reason: This candidate is a duplicate of CVE-2020-10751. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2020-10751 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidenta...
CVE-2020-14353
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2017-18270. Reason: This candidate is a duplicate of CVE-2017-18270. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2017-18270 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidenta...
CVE-2020-17464
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: none. Reason: This candidate was withdrawn by its CNA. Further investigation showed that it was not a security issue. Notes: none.
CVE-2020-17473
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
Lack of mutual authentication in ZKTeco FaceDepot 7B 1.0.213 and ZKBiosecurity Server 1.0.0_20190723 allows an attacker to obtain a long-lasting token by impersonating the server.