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KnowBe4 Buys Competitor MediaPRO
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Known for its phishing simulation platform, KnowBe4 says deal will help it expand in privacy and compliance training market.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/8/2021
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McAfee to Sell Enterprise Business to Equity Firm STG for $4B
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The planned move is unlikely to do much for enterprise customers or for security vendor's consumer business, analysts say.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 3/8/2021
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Microsoft Exchange Server Attack Escalation Prompts Patching Panic
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
US government officials weigh in on the attacks and malicious activity, which researchers believe may be the work of multiple groups.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/8/2021
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Intel, Microsoft Aim for Breakthrough in DARPA Encryption Project
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Together, the vendor giants aim to make "in use" encryption -- also known as "fully homomorphic encryption" -- economical and practical.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 3/8/2021
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The Edge Pro Tip: Proceed With Caution
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Security pros offer up their post-SolarWinds patch-management advice.
By Edge Editors Dark Reading, 3/8/2021
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Why Data Privacy Should Be on President Biden's Agenda for His First 100 Days
Sophie Chase-Borthwick, Vice President, Data Ethics and Privacy, CalligoCommentary
The new administration is in an excellent position to make significant progress on data privacy -- not just because it's needed, but also because it's time.
By Sophie Chase-Borthwick Vice President, Data Ethics and Privacy, Calligo, 3/8/2021
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Microsoft Exchange Server Exploits Hit Retail, Government, Education
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Mandiant researchers identify a range of victims affected in attacks targeting newly reported Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/5/2021
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Microsoft Adopted an 'Aggressive' Strategy for Sharing SolarWinds Attack Intel
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Rob Lefferts, corporate vice president for Microsoft 365 Security in Security and Compliance, explains the company's approach to keeping its customers and the industry apprised and updated on its findings from the now-infamous attack.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/5/2021
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5 Ways Social Engineers Crack Into Human Beings
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
These common human traits are the basic ingredients in the con-man's recipe for trickery.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 3/5/2021
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Realistic Patch Management Tips, Post-SolarWinds
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Patch management and testing are different, exactly the same, and completely out of hand. Here are tips from the experts on how to wrangle patches in a time of malicious software updates.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/5/2021
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On International Women's Day 2021, Does the 'Rule of Steve' Still Apply? Yes.
Maxine Holt, Research Director, OmdiaCommentary
On International Women's Day 2021, gender diversity has improved in cybersecurity, but there is still a long way to go.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Omdia, 3/5/2021
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Make Sure That Stimulus Check Lands in the Right Bank Account
Tom Pendergast, Chief Learning Officer at MediaPROCommentary
If you haven't already, it's time to build trust relationships with your financial institutions, using strong security, privacy protections and secure, unique user credentials.
By Tom Pendergast Chief Learning Officer at MediaPRO, 3/5/2021
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Business Apps Spoofed in 45% of Impersonation Attacks
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Business-related applications like those from Microsoft, Zoom, and DocuSign are most often impersonated in brand phishing attacks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/4/2021
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Healthcare Still Seeing High Level of Attacker Activity
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Interest in vaccines is driving all sorts of activity, reports say, from vaccine-specific phishing to growing bot traffic on healthcare sites.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 3/4/2021
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Microsoft, FireEye Uncover More Malware Used in the SolarWinds Campaign
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Newly discovered tools were designed for late-stage use after the attackers had already established a relatively firm presence on a breached network, vendors say.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 3/4/2021
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John McAfee Charged in 'Pump & Dump' Cryptocurrency Scheme
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Justice officials claim antivirus founder and associate fraudulently promoted altcoins via Twitter.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/4/2021
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Secure Laptops & the Enterprise of the Future
Arun Subbarao, Vice President of Engineering, Lynx Software TechnologiesCommentary
The enterprise of the future will depend upon organizations' ability to extend the company firewall to everywhere people are working.
By Arun Subbarao Vice President of Engineering, Lynx Software Technologies, 3/4/2021
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New Social Security Scam Spoofs Government Badges
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Criminals text or email photos of fake government identification badges to trick people into sending money.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/4/2021
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Qualys Is the Latest Victim of Accellion Data Breach
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Security vendor confirms attackers exploited a previously disclosed vulnerability in the enterprise firewall technology to breach its network.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 3/4/2021
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Why We Need More Blue Team Voices at the Table
Jerry Gamblin, Principal Security Engineer, Kenna SecurityCommentary
The red team draws attention, but the blue team has the expertise to keep networks secure day in and day out.
By Jerry Gamblin Principal Security Engineer, Kenna Security, 3/4/2021
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CVE-2021-21360
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-09
Products.GenericSetup is a mini-framework for expressing the configured state of a Zope Site as a set of filesystem artifacts. In Products.GenericSetup before version 2.1.1 there is an information disclosure vulnerability - anonymous visitors may view log and snapshot files generated by the Generic ...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-03-09
The `com.bmuschko:gradle-vagrant-plugin` Gradle plugin contains an information disclosure vulnerability due to the logging of the system environment variables. When this Gradle plugin is executed in public CI/CD, this can lead to sensitive credentials being exposed to malicious actors. This is fixed...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-03-09
react-dev-utils prior to v11.0.4 exposes a function, getProcessForPort, where an input argument is concatenated into a command string to be executed. This function is typically used from react-scripts (in Create React App projects), where the usage is safe. Only when this function is manually invoke...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-03-08
Dell iDRAC8 versions prior to 2.75.100.75 contain a host header injection vulnerability. A remote unauthenticated attacker may potentially exploit this vulnerability by injecting arbitrary ‘Host’ header values to poison a web-cache or trigger redirections.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-03-08
Maxum Rumpus 8.2.13 and 8.2.14 is affected by a command injection vulnerability. The web administration contains functionality in which administrators are able to manage users. The edit users form contains a parameter vulnerable to command injection due to insufficient validation.
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