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Lion Air the Latest to Get Tripped Up by Misconfigured AWS S3
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The breach, which reportedly exposed data on millions of passengers, is one of many that have resulted from organizations leaving data publicly accessible in cloud storage buckets.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/19/2019
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Metasploit Creator HD Moore's Latest Hack: IT Assets
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Moore has built a network asset discovery tool that wasn't intended to be a pure security tool, but it addresses a glaring security problem.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/19/2019
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California's IoT Security Law Causing Confusion
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The law, which goes into effect January 1, requires manufacturers to equip devices with 'reasonable security feature(s).' What that entails is still an open question.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/19/2019
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BSIMM10 Emphasizes DevOps' Role in Software Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The latest model, with insights from 122 firms, shows DevOps adoption is far enough along to influence how companies approach software security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/19/2019
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Security Pros Value Disclosure ... Sometimes
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Security professionals will coordinate disclosure with researchers but may keep their self-discovered vulnerabilities secret, a new study shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/19/2019
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Deconstructing an iPhone Spearphishing Attack
Marc Rogers, Executive Director of Cybersecurity, OktaCommentary
How criminals today bypass smartphone anti-theft protection and harvest AppleID and passwords taken from fake Apple servers.
By Marc Rogers Executive Director of Cybersecurity, Okta, 9/19/2019
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Ping Identity Prices IPO at $15 per Share
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The identity management company plans to sell 12.5 million shares, raising $187.5 million in its initial public offering.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/19/2019
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Crowdsourced Security & the Gig Economy
Alex Haynes, Chief Information Security Officer, CDLCommentary
Crowdsourced platforms have redefined both pentesting and the cybersecurity gig economy. Just not in a good way.
By Alex Haynes Chief Information Security Officer, CDL, 9/19/2019
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The 20 Worst Metrics in Cybersecurity
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Security leaders are increasingly making their case through metrics, as well they should as long as they're not one of these.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 9/19/2019
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Saudi IT Providers Hit in Cyber Espionage Operation
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Symantec identifies new 'Tortoiseshell' nation-state group as the attackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/18/2019
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WannaCry Detections At An All-Time High
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
More than 12,000 variants of the infamous malware are targeting systems that are still open to the EternalBlue exploit - but the potential danger is low, Sophos warns.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/18/2019
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How Cybercriminals Exploit Simple Human Mistakes
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new report explores how attackers identify psychological vulnerabilities to effectively manipulate targets.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/18/2019
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The Top 'Human Hacks' to Watch For Now
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
Social engineering is as old as mankind. But its techniques have evolved with time. Here are the latest tricks criminals are using to dupe end users.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 9/18/2019
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GitHub Becomes CVE Numbering Authority, Acquires Semmle
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Latest moves will make it much more likely that vulnerabilities in open source projects will be found and reported, GitHub says.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/18/2019
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DevSecOps: Recreating Cybersecurity Culture
Steve Martino, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, CiscoCommentary
Bringing developers and security teams together guided by a common goal requires some risk-taking. With patience and confidence, it will pay off. Here's how.
By Steve Martino Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Cisco, 9/18/2019
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New Security Startup Emerges from Stealth Mode
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
GK8 creates proprietary platform for securing blockchain transactions, no Internet needed.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/18/2019
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One Arrested in Ecuador's Mega Data Leak
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Officials arrest a leader of consulting firm Novaestrat, which owned an unprotected server that exposed 20.8 million personal records.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/18/2019
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Cryptominer Attacks Ramp Up, Focus on Persistence
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The latest attacks, such as Skidmap and Smominru, add capabilities to allow them to persist longer on Windows and Linux systems, surviving initial attempts at eliminating them.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/18/2019
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24.3M Unsecured Health Records Expose Patient Data, Images
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Several hundred servers storing medical data are connected to the Internet without any protection for sensitive information and images.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/18/2019
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A Virus Walks Into a Bar ...
Beyond the Edge, Dark Reading
Laughter is, well, contagious. Jokes begin in earnest at the one-minute mark.
By Beyond the Edge Dark Reading, 9/18/2019
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CVE-2019-9717
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-19
In Libav 12.3, a denial of service in the subtitle decoder allows attackers to hog the CPU via a crafted video file in Matroska format, because srt_to_ass in libavcodec/srtdec.c has a complex format argument to sscanf.
CVE-2019-9719
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-19
A stack-based buffer overflow in the subtitle decoder in Libav 12.3 allows attackers to corrupt the stack via a crafted video file in Matroska format, because srt_to_ass in libavcodec/srtdec.c misuses snprintf.
CVE-2019-9720
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-19
A stack-based buffer overflow in the subtitle decoder in Libav 12.3 allows attackers to corrupt the stack via a crafted video file in Matroska format, because srt_to_ass in libavcodec/srtdec.c misuses snprintf.
CVE-2019-16525
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-19
An XSS issue was discovered in the checklist plugin before 1.1.9 for WordPress. The fill parameter is not correctly filtered in the checklist-icon.php file, and it is possible to inject JavaScript code.
CVE-2019-9619
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-19
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