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NFL, Multiple NFL Teams' Twitter Accounts Hacked and Hijacked
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Hackers claiming to be from the hacktivist group OurMine temporarily took over Twitter accounts of the NFL and several teams in the league.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/28/2020
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New Zoom Bug Prompts Security Fix, Platform Changes
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A newly discovered Zoom vulnerability would have enabled an attacker to join active meetings and access audio, video, and documents shared.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/28/2020
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NSA Offers Guidance on Mitigating Cloud Flaws
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new document separates cloud vulnerabilities into four classes and offers mitigations to help businesses protect cloud resources.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/23/2020
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For Mismanaged SOCs, The Price Is Not Right
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New research finds security operations centers suffer high turnover and yield mediocre results for the investment they require.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/22/2020
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Eight Flaws in MSP Software Highlight Potential Ransomware Vector
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
An attack chain of vulnerabilities in ConnectWise's software for MSPs has similarities to some of the details of the August attack on Texas local and state agencies.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/22/2020
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Startup Privafy Raises $22M with New Approach to Network Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The company today disclosed an approach to data security designed to protect against modern threats at a lower cost than complex network tools.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/22/2020
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FireEye Buys Cloudvisory
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The purchase is intended to bring new cloud capabilities to the FireEye Helix security platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/21/2020
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Nearly 75% of SD-WAN Owners Lack Confidence Post-Digital Transformation
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
More businesses think SD-WAN will reduce WAN costs, but only 37% think SD-WANs will help defend against malware and other threats.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/21/2020
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Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new report from Check Point recaps the cybercrime trends, statistics, and vulnerabilities that defined the security landscape in 2019.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/17/2020
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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Penetration Test
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
You'll get the best results when youre clear on what you want to accomplish from a pen test.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 1/17/2020
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Active Directory Needs an Update: Here's Why
Raz Rafaeli, CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double OctopusCommentary
AD is still the single point of authentication for most companies that use Windows. But it has some shortcomings that should be addressed.
By Raz Rafaeli CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double Octopus, 1/16/2020
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Google Lets iPhone Users Turn Device into Security Key
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The iPhone can now be used in lieu of a physical security key as a means of protecting Google accounts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/15/2020
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How to Comprehend the Buzz About Honeypots
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Honeypots are crucial tools for security researchers and security teams. Understanding what they are and what they can do can be critical for making them safe and useful for your organization.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 1/15/2020
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How SD-WAN Helps Achieve Data Security and Threat Protection
Charuhas Ghatge, Senior Product and Solutions Marketing Manager at Nokia's Nuage NetworksCommentary
Enterprises currently consider the technology a best practice because of its flexibility, scalability, performance, and agility.
By Charuhas Ghatge Senior Product and Solutions Marketing Manager at Nokia's Nuage Networks, 1/15/2020
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Google: Chrome Will Remove Third-Party Cookies and Tracking
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
It's "not about blocking" but removing them altogether, the company said.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/14/2020
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Processor Vulnerabilities Put Virtual Workloads at Risk
Marc Laliberte, Senior Security Analyst, WatchGuard TechnologiesCommentary
Meltdown, Spectre exploits will likely lead to customers making tradeoffs between performance and security of applications, especially virtual and cloud-based apps
By Marc Laliberte Senior Security Analyst, WatchGuard Technologies, 1/14/2020
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Microsoft to Officially End Support for Windows 7, Server 2008
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Windows 7 and Server 2008 will continue to work after Jan. 14, 2020, but will no longer receive security updates.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/13/2020
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Study Points to Lax Focus on Cybersecurity
Dark Reading Staff, News
Despite ranking at the top of respondents' concerns, organizations still show gaps in acting on cybersecurity, Society for Information Management (SIM) report finds.
By Special to Dark Reading: Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, InformationWeek , 1/10/2020
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AWS Issues 'Urgent' Warning for Database Users to Update Certs
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Users of AWS Aurora, DocumentDB, and RDS databases must download and install a fresh certificate and rotate the certificate authority.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/9/2020
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Google's Project Zero Policy Change Mandates 90-Day Disclosure
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The updated disclosure policy aims to achieve more thorough and improved patch development, Google reports.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/8/2020
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CVE-2020-2099
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Jenkins 2.213 and earlier, LTS 2.204.1 and earlier improperly reuses encryption key parameters in the Inbound TCP Agent Protocol/3, allowing unauthorized attackers with knowledge of agent names to obtain the connection secrets for those agents, which can be used to connect to Jenkins, impersonating ...
CVE-2020-2100
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Jenkins 2.218 and earlier, LTS 2.204.1 and earlier was vulnerable to a UDP amplification reflection denial of service attack on port 33848.
CVE-2020-2101
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Jenkins 2.218 and earlier, LTS 2.204.1 and earlier did not use a constant-time comparison function for validating connection secrets, which could potentially allow an attacker to use a timing attack to obtain this secret.
CVE-2020-2102
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Jenkins 2.218 and earlier, LTS 2.204.1 and earlier used a non-constant time comparison function when validating an HMAC.
CVE-2020-2103
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Jenkins 2.218 and earlier, LTS 2.204.1 and earlier exposed session identifiers on a user's detail object in the whoAmI diagnostic page.