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CrowdStrike Agrees to Acquire Preemptive Security for $96M
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
CrowdStrike plans to use Preemptive Security's conditional access technology to strengthen its Falcon platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/24/2020
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Microsoft Warns of Attackers Now Exploiting 'Zerologon' Flaw
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Security Intelligence team at Microsoft is tracking newly waged exploits in the wild.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/24/2020
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Since Remote Work Isn't Going Away, Security Should Be the Focus
Mike Wronski, Technical Director of Product Marketing, NutanixCommentary
These three steps will help organizations reduce long-term work-from-home security risks.
By Mike Wronski Technical Director of Product Marketing, Nutanix, 9/24/2020
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Gaming Industry Hit With 10B+ Attacks In Past Two Years
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Writer
Criminals scored big with credential stuffing and web app attacks, yet many gamers seem unfazed.
By Nicole Ferraro Contributing Writer, 9/23/2020
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Shopify's Employee Data Theft Underscores Risk of Rogue Insiders
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The e-commerce platform has alerted more than 100 merchants of a data breach, highlighting the danger of malicious insiders.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/23/2020
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Google Cloud Debuts Threat-Detection Service
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Lockdown economics are driving a threat-intelligence business boom. Chronicle Detect is Google's answer to monitoring so much log data created by the distributed workforce.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/23/2020
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India's Cybercrime and APT Operations on the Rise
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Growing geopolitical tensions with China in particular are fueling an increase in cyberattacks between the two nations, according to IntSights.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/23/2020
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Microsoft's Azure Defender for IoT Uses CyberX Tech
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Azure Defender for IoT is built to help IT and OT teams discover IoT and OT assets, identify critical flaws, and detect malicious behavior.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2020
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My Journey Toward SAP Security
Jason Fruge, VP of Business Application CybersecurityCommentary
When applications are critical to the business's core functions, the CISO and their staff better get the security right.
By Jason Fruge VP of Business Application Cybersecurity, 9/23/2020
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Making the Case for Medical Device Cybersecurity
Sarah Katz, Senior Cyber Security Analyst at NASA Ames Research Center
With an increasing number of Internet-connected medical devices in use to manage diabetes, protection against a variety of wireless network attacks could very well be a matter of life and death for patients.
By Sarah Katz Senior Cyber Security Analyst at NASA Ames Research Center, 9/23/2020
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FBI, DHS Warn of 'Likely' Disinformation Campaigns About Election Results
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Nation-state actors and cybercriminals could wage cyberattacks and spread false information about the integrity of the election results while officials certify the final vote counts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2020
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7 Non-Technical Skills Threat Analysts Should Master to Keep Their Jobs
Dov Lerner, Security Research Lead, SixgillCommentary
It's not just technical expertise and certifications that enable analysts to build long-term careers in cybersecurity.
By Dov Lerner Security Research Lead, Sixgill, 9/23/2020
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12 Bare-Minimum Benchmarks for AppSec Initiatives
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
The newly published Building Security in Maturity Model provides the software security basics organizations should cover to keep up with their peers.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 9/23/2020
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Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The most common tactics include credential stuffing using valid accounts, various forms of deception, and vulnerabilities in third-party software, Rapid7 says in its latest quarterly threat report.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/22/2020
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Vulnerability Disclosure Programs See Signups & Payouts Surge
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
More than $44.75 million in rewards were paid to hackers over the past year, driving total payouts beyond $100 million.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/22/2020
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New Google Search Hacks Push Viruses & Porn
David Balaban, Editor at Privacy-PC.comCommentary
Three incidents demonstrate how cybercriminals leverage the scourge of black-hat search engine optimization to manipulate search results.
By David Balaban Editor at Privacy-PC.com, 9/22/2020
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Startup Aims to Map and Track All the IT and Security Things
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Security service JupiterOne spins off from a healthcare service provider's homegrown technology.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/22/2020
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Can Schools Pass Their Biggest Cybersecurity Test Yet?
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
Understaffed, underfunded, and underequipped, IT teams in the K-12 sector face a slew of challenges amid remote and hybrid learning models. Here's where they can begin to protect their schools against cyberattacks.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 9/22/2020
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Microsoft Extends Data Loss Prevention to Cloud App Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The update, one of several announced today, is intended to help employees remain compliant when handling data across cloud applications.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/22/2020
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Permission Management & the Goldilocks Conundrum
Dotan Bar Noy, Co-Founder and CEO, AuthomizeCommentary
In today's COVID-19 era, managing access has become even more difficult, especially for large organizations. Here's how to get it "just right."
By Dotan Bar Noy Co-Founder and CEO, Authomize, 9/22/2020
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CVE-2020-26088
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-24
A missing CAP_NET_RAW check in NFC socket creation in net/nfc/rawsock.c in the Linux kernel before 5.8.2 could be used by local attackers to create raw sockets, bypassing security mechanisms, aka CID-26896f01467a.
CVE-2020-6153
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-24
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in the FavoritesService.asmx Web Service functionality of eDNA Enterprise Data Historian 3.0.1.2/7.5.4989.33053. A specially crafted SOAP web request can cause an SQL injection resulting in data compromise. An attacker can send an unauthenticated HTT...
CVE-2020-13521
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-24
Parameter psAttribute in ednareporting.asmx is vulnerable to unauthenticated SQL injection attacks.Specially crafted SOAP web requests can cause SQL injections resulting in data compromise. An attacker can send unauthenticated HTTP requests to trigger this vulnerability.
CVE-2020-15840
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-24
In Liferay Portal before 7.3.1, Liferay Portal 6.2 EE, and Liferay DXP 7.2, DXP 7.1 and DXP 7.0, the property 'portlet.resource.id.banned.paths.regexp' can be bypassed with doubled encoded URLs.
CVE-2020-24365
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-24
An issue was discovered on Gemtek WRTM-127ACN 01.01.02.141 and WRTM-127x9 01.01.02.127 devices. The Monitor Diagnostic network page allows an authenticated attacker to execute a command directly on the target machine. Commands are executed as the root user (uid 0). (Even if a login is required, most...
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The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world -- and enterprise computing -- on end. Here's a look at how cybersecurity teams are retrenching their defense strategies, rebuilding their teams, and selecting new technologies to stop the oncoming rise of online attacks.
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