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Firmware Vulnerabilities Show Supply Chain Risks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A recently announced pair of vulnerabilities in server firmware could put enterprise IT at risk.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/22/2019
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Ex-NSA Contractor Gets 9 Years for Retaining Defense Data
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Law enforcement recovered two decades' worth of stolen material from the home and car of former government contractor Harold Martin.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/22/2019
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CISO Pressures: Why the Role Stinks and How to Fix It
Rick McElroy, Principal Security Strategist at Carbon BlackCommentary
CISOs spend much less time in their role than other members of the boardroom. It's a serious problem that must be addressed.
By Rick McElroy Principal Security Strategist at Carbon Black, 7/22/2019
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6 Actions that Made GDPR Real in 2019
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
In the wake of recent fines levied against British Airways, Marriott, and Facebook, companies are starting to take data privacy and security more seriously.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 7/22/2019
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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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CVE-2019-3414
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-22
All versions up to V1.19.20.02 of ZTE OTCP product are impacted by XSS vulnerability. Due to XSS, when an attacker invokes the security management to obtain the resources of the specified operation code owned by a user, the malicious script code could be transmitted in the parameter. If the front en...
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tcpdump.org tcpdump 4.9.2 is affected by: CWE-126: Buffer Over-read. The impact is: May expose Saved Frame Pointer, Return Address etc. on stack. The component is: line 234: "ND_PRINT((ndo, "%s", buf));", in function named "print_prefix", in "print-hncp.c". Th...
CVE-2019-10102
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-22
aubio 0.4.8 and earlier is affected by: null pointer. The impact is: crash. The component is: filterbank. The attack vector is: pass invalid arguments to new_aubio_filterbank. The fixed version is: after commit eda95c9c22b4f0b466ae94c4708765eaae6e709e.
CVE-2019-10102
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-22
aubio 0.4.8 and earlier is affected by: Buffer Overflow. The impact is: buffer overflow in strcpy. The component is: tempo. The fixed version is: after commit b1559f4c9ce2b304d8d27ffdc7128b6795ca82e5.
CVE-2019-10102
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-22
aubio 0.4.8 and earlier is affected by: null pointer. The impact is: crash (DoS). The component is: onset. The fixed version is: after commit e4e0861cffbc8d3a53dcd18f9ae85797690d67c7.
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