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74% of Q1 Malware Was Undetectable Via Signature-Based Tools
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Attackers have improved on tweaking old malware to continue sneaking it past traditional threat detection controls, researchers report.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/24/2021
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D3FEND Framework Seeks to Lay Foundation for Cyber Defense
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The MITRE project, funded by the National Security Agency, aims to create a foundation for analyzing and discussing cyber defenses and could shake up the vendor community.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/24/2021
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Tulsa Officials Warn Ransomware Attackers Leaked City Files
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The group behind the May 2021 attack has shared more than 18,000 files via the Dark Web, mostly internal department files and police citations.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/24/2021
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Preinstalled Firmware Updater Puts 128 Dell Models at Risk
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A feature of the computer maker's update utility does not correctly handle certificates, leaving systems open to firmware-level compromises.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/24/2021
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Boardroom Perspectives on Cybersecurity: What It Means for You
Brian Contos, VP & CISO, Mandiant AdvantageCommentary
Because board members are paying close attention to security, security leaders must be able to respond to and alleviate their concerns with data.
By Brian Contos VP & CISO, Mandiant Advantage, 6/24/2021
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Storms & Silver Linings: Avoiding the Dangers of Cloud Migration
Matt Lock, Technical Director at VaronisCommentary
We hear a lot about the sunlit uplands of cloud-powered business, but what about the risks of making information available across the organization?
By Matt Lock Technical Director at Varonis, 6/24/2021
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John McAfee, Creator of McAfee Antivirus Software, Dead at 75
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
McAfee, who was being held in a Spanish jail on US tax-evasion charges, had learned on Monday he would be extradited to the US.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/24/2021
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rMTD: A Deception Method That Throws Attackers Off Their Game
Rui Maximo, Cybersec Entrepreneur
Through a variety of techniques, rotational Moving Target Defense makes existing OS and app vulnerabilities difficult to exploit. Here's how.
By Rui Maximo Cybersec Entrepreneur, 6/24/2021
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79% of Third-Party Libraries in Apps Are Never Updated
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
A lack of contextual information and concerns over application disruption among contributing factors.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/23/2021
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VMs Help Ransomware Attackers Evade Detection, but It's Uncommon
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Some ransomware attackers use virtual machines to bypass security detection, but adoption is slow for the complicated technique.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/23/2021
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Microsoft Tracks New BazaCall Malware Campaign
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Attackers use emails to prompt victims to call a fraudulent call center, where attackers instruct them to download a malicious file.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/23/2021
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New DNS Name Server Hijack Attack Exposes Businesses, Government Agencies
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researchers found a "novel" class of DNS vulnerabilities in AWS Route53 and other DNS-as-a-service offerings that leak sensitive information on corporate and government customers, with one simple registration step.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/23/2021
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Survey Seeks to Learn How 2020 Changed Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Respondents to a new Dark Reading/Omdia survey will be entered into a drawing for a Black Hat Black Card.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/23/2021
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When Will Cybersecurity Operations Adopt the Peter Parker Principle?
Robert Boudreaux, Field CTO, Deep InstinctCommentary
Having a prevention mindset means setting our prevention capabilities to "prevent" instead of relying on detection and response.
By Robert Boudreaux Field CTO, Deep Instinct, 6/23/2021
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Expecting the Unexpected: Tips for Effectively Mitigating Ransomware Attacks in 2021
Luke Tenery & Ross Rustici, Partner, StoneTurn / Managing Director, StoneTurnCommentary
Cybercriminals continually innovate to thwart security protocols, but organizations can take steps to prevent and mitigate ransomware attacks.
By Luke Tenery & Ross Rustici Partner, StoneTurn / Managing Director, StoneTurn, 6/23/2021
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Despite Heightened Cyber-Risks, Few Security Leaders Report to CEO
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
A new report suggests that top management at most companies still don't get security.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/22/2021
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Transmit Security Announces $543M Series A Funding Round
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The passwordless technology provider says the funding will be used to increase its reach and expand primary business functions.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/22/2021
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NSA Funds Development & Release of D3FEND Framework
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The framework, now available through MITRE, provides countermeasures to attacks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/22/2021
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Identity Eclipses Malware Detection at RSAC Startup Competition
Paul Shomo, Cybersecurity AnalystCommentary
All 10 finalists in the Innovation Sandbox were focused on identity, rather than security's mainstay for the last 20 years: Malware detection.
By Paul Shomo Cybersecurity Analyst, 6/22/2021
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Majority of Web Apps in 11 Industries Are Vulnerable All the Time
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Serious vulnerabilities exist every day in certain industries, including utilities, public administration, and professional services, according to testing data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/22/2021
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CVE-2021-32716
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-24
Shopware is an open source eCommerce platform. In versions prior to 6.4.1.1 the admin api has exposed some internal hidden fields when an association has been loaded with a to many reference. Users are recommend to update to version 6.4.1.1. You can get the update to 6.4.1.1 regularly via the Auto-U...
CVE-2021-32717
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-24
Shopware is an open source eCommerce platform. In versions prior to 6.4.1.1 private files publicly accessible with Cloud Storage providers when the hashed URL is known. Users are recommend to first change their configuration to set the correct visibility according to the documentation. The visibilit...
CVE-2021-32712
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-24
Shopware is an open source eCommerce platform. Versions prior to 5.6.10 are vulnerable to system information leakage in error handling. Users are recommend to update to version 5.6.10. You can get the update to 5.6.10 regularly via the Auto-Updater or directly via the download overview.
CVE-2021-32713
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-24
Shopware is an open source eCommerce platform. Versions prior to 5.6.10 suffer from an authenticated stored XSS in administration vulnerability. Users are recommend to update to the version 5.6.10. You can get the update to 5.6.10 regularly via the Auto-Updater or directly via the download overview.
CVE-2021-32710
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-24
Shopware is an open source eCommerce platform. Potential session hijacking of store customers in versions below 6.3.5.2. We recommend to update to the current version 6.3.5.2. You can get the update to 6.3.5.2 regularly via the Auto-Updater or directly via the download overview. For older versions o...
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