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Scientists Break Largest Encryption Key Yet with Brute Force
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The key, only one-third the length of most commercial encryption keys, took more than 35 million compute hours to break.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/9/2019
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Microsoft 'Campaign Views' Offers Full Look at Office 365 Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Campaign views, arriving in public preview, aims to share more context around how attackers targeted an organization and whether its defenses worked.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/9/2019
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Maersk CISO Says NotPeyta Devastated Several Unnamed US firms
Black Hat Staff,  Commentary
At least two companies may have been dealt even more damage than the shipping giant, which lost nearly its entire global IT infrastructure.
By By Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Ovum , 12/9/2019
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Two Bayrob Cybercrime Members Sentenced to 20 and 18 Years in Prison
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Romanian nationals stole some $4 million in a vast malware, botnet, and cryptocurrency operation.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/9/2019
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10 Notable Cybersecurity Acquisitions of 2019, Part 2
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
As mergers and acquisitions continued to shape the security industry throughout 2019, these deals were most significant.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/9/2019
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Criminals Hide Fraud Behind the Green Lock Icon
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Criminals are using free certificate services to apply real security certs to fraudulent sites and to take advantage of victims looking for surfing safety.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/9/2019
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4 Tips to Run Fast in the Face of Digital Transformation
Shane Buckley, President & Chief Operating Officer, GigamonCommentary
This gridiron-inspired advice will guarantee your digital transformation success and keep your data safe.
By Shane Buckley President & Chief Operating Officer, Gigamon, 12/9/2019
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New: From the Core to the Edge: 7 Reasons You Need Security at the Edge
Akamai Staff,
No longer can you secure the perimeter and trust that nothing will get in or out.
By Akamai Staff , 12/9/2019
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How Attackers Used Look-Alike Domains to Steal $1 Million From a Chinese VC
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Money meant to fund an Israeli startup wound up directly deposited to the scammers.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 12/6/2019
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Data Center Provider CyrusOne Confirms Ransomware Attack
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The attack struck CyrusOne's managed services division and compromised six customers primarily serviced by a New York data center.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/6/2019
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Senators Call for End to Controversial NSA Program
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The program for collecting telephone call metadata has faced increased scrutiny and restrictions since Edward Snowden revealed its existence in 2013.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/6/2019
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Mega Breaches Are Forcing Us to a Passwordless World. Are We Finally Ready?
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
Passwordless authentication advocates see 2020 as a potential turning point year for the technology. But can the industry get off the dime?
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 12/6/2019
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Success Enablers or Silent Killers?
Douglas Ferguson, Founder & CTO, Pharos SecurityCommentary
These five success enablers will help CISOs report, measure, and demonstrate ROI to the C-suite.
By Douglas Ferguson Founder & CTO, Pharos Security, 12/6/2019
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VPN Flaw Allows Criminal Access to Everything on Victims' Computers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Vulnerability in the Aviatrix VPN client, since patched, gives an attacker unlimited access to a breached system.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/5/2019
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US Sets $5 Million Bounty For Russian Hacker Behind Zeus Banking Thefts
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Maksim Yakubets and his crew stole tens of millions using Zeus and Dridex, with victims including Bank of America, Key Bank, GenLabs, and United Dairy, DoJ says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 12/5/2019
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With Aporeto, Palo Alto Looks Away from the Firewall and Toward the Future
Dark Reading Staff, News
Seeing its firewall sales softening, the security vendor makes another acquisition to reorient itself for the cloud era.
By Special to Dark Reading: Maria Korolov, Data Center Knowledge , 12/5/2019
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10 Security 'Chestnuts' We Should Roast Over the Open Fire
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
These outdated security rules we all know (and maybe live by) no longer apply.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 12/5/2019
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SOC 2s & Third-Party Assessments: How to Prevent Them from Being Used in a Data Breach Lawsuit
Beth Burgin Waller, Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLCCommentary
Assessments can be used against your company in court proceedings. Here's how to mitigate this potential risk.
By Beth Burgin Waller Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLC, 12/5/2019
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Microsoft Defender ATP Brings EDR Capabilities to macOS
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Mac computers will now have the option to use Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection's endpoint and detection response.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/5/2019
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The Human Factor: 5 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Is a People Problem
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
The industry can only go so far in treating security as a challenge that can be resolved only by engineering.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 12/5/2019
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SQL injection vulnerability in Accentis Content Resource Management System before the October 2015 patch allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the SIDX parameter.
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Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Accentis Content Resource Management System before October 2015 patch allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the ctl00$cph_content$_uig_formState parameter.
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Stack-based buffer overflow in the m2m1shot_compat_ioctl32 function in the Samsung m2m1shot driver framework, as used in Samsung S6 Edge, allows local users to have unspecified impact via a large data.buf_out.num_planes value in an ioctl call.
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