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Account Fraud Harder to Detect as Criminals Move from Bots to 'Sweat Shops'
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
Cheap labor, frequent data breaches, and better fraud detection technology are fueling frustrating changes in attackers' methods.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 11/11/2019
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Joker's Stash Puts $130M Price Tag on Credit Card Database
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new analysis advises security teams on what they should know about the underground payment card seller.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/11/2019
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5 Security Processes You Shouldn't Overlook During M&A
Julie Cullivan, Chief Technology and People Officer, Forescout TechnologiesCommentary
Security needs to be a central element of due diligence if a merger or acquisition is to succeed
By Julie Cullivan Chief Technology and People Officer, Forescout Technologies, 11/11/2019
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New: 2019 State of the Internet / Security: Media Under Assault
Akamai Staff, Akamai Staff
It can't be overstated: Web attacks and credential stuffing are real, long-term threats. This white paper, sponsored by Akamai, focuses on how they are impacting the high-tech, video media, and entertainment sectors.
By Akamai Staff Akamai Staff, 11/11/2019
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4 Ways to Soothe a Stressed-Out Incident Response Team
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
IR teams are under tremendous pressure, often working long hours and putting their needs aside amid a security crisis. Their care is just as important as policy and procedure.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 11/8/2019
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Bugcrowd Pays Out Over $500K in Bounties in One Week
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
In all, bug hunters from around the world submitted over 6,500 vulnerabilities in October alone.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 11/8/2019
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Hospital Cyberattacks Linked to Increase in Heart Attack Mortality
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Breach remediation processes adversely impact timeliness in patient care and outcomes, a new study finds.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/8/2019
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Ring Flaw Underscores Impact of IoT Vulnerabilities
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A vulnerability in Amazon's Ring doorbell cameras would have allowed a local attacker to gain access to a target's entire wireless network.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/8/2019
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9 Principles to Simplify Security
Menny Barzilay, CEO at Cytactic & Founder of the THINK:CYBER NewsletterCommentary
This isn't a one-size-fits-all situation. Simplify as much as you can, as the saying goes, but no more than that.
By Menny Barzilay CEO at Cytactic & Founder of the THINK:CYBER Newsletter, 11/8/2019
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6 Small-Business Password Managers
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
The right password manager can help bring enterprise-class security to small businesses. Here are a half-dozen candidates to strengthen your access management.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/8/2019
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Twitter & Trend Micro Fall Victim to Malicious Insiders
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The companies are the latest on a long and growing list of organizations that have fallen victim to users with legitimate access to enterprise systems and data.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 11/7/2019
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TA542 Brings Back Emotet with Late September Spike
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Overall volumes of banking Trojans and RATs increased during the third quarter, when Emotet was suspiciously absent until mid-September.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/7/2019
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To Prove Cybersecurity's Worth, Create a Cyber Balance Sheet
Andrew Morrison, Principal, Cyber Risk Services, at DeloitteCommentary
How tying and measuring security investments to business impacts can elevate executives' understanding and commitment to cyber-risk reduction.
By Andrew Morrison Principal, Cyber Risk Services, at Deloitte, 11/7/2019
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Capital One Shifts Its CISO to New Role
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The bank is searching for a new chief information security officer months after its major data breach.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/7/2019
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PayPal Upsets Microsoft as Phishers' Favorite Brand
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Several factors edged the world's most popular payment service into the top spot.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/7/2019
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Find New Talent, Don't Fight Over CISSPs: Insights from (ISC)2 COO
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
The skills gap will only be closed by attracting and retaining new talent. So don't limit your talent search to CISSPs, says the COO of the organization that issues the CISSP certification.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/7/2019
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The Cold Truth about Cyber Insurance
Chris Kennedy, CISO & VP Customer Success, AttackIQCommentary
There is no premium that will recover the millions of dollars your company spends on R&D if your intellectual property is hacked and stolen.
By Chris Kennedy CISO & VP Customer Success, AttackIQ, 11/7/2019
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Kaspersky Analysis Shines Light on DarkUniverse APT Group
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Threat actor was active between 2009 and 2017, targeting military, government, and private organizations.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 11/7/2019
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Black Hat Q&A: Hacking a '90s Sports Car
Black Hat Staff,  News
Security researcher Stanislas Lejay offers a preview of his upcoming Black Hat Europe talk on automotive engine computer management and hardware reverse engineering.
By By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 11/7/2019
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Accounting Scams Continue to Bilk Businesses
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Yes, ransomware is plaguing businesses and government organizations, but impersonators inserting themselves into financial workflows most often via e-mail continue to enable big paydays.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/6/2019
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CVE-2019-18862
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-11
maidag in GNU Mailutils before 3.8 is installed setuid and allows local privilege escalation in the url mode.
CVE-2019-18853
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-11
ImageMagick before 7.0.9-0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service because XML_PARSE_HUGE is not properly restricted in coders/svg.c, related to SVG and libxml2.
CVE-2019-18854
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-11
A Denial Of Service vulnerability exists in the safe-svg (aka Safe SVG) plugin through 1.9.4 for WordPress, related to unlimited recursion for a '<use ... xlink:href="#identifier">' substring.
CVE-2019-18855
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-11
A Denial Of Service vulnerability exists in the safe-svg (aka Safe SVG) plugin through 1.9.4 for WordPress, related to potentially unwanted elements or attributes.
CVE-2019-18856
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-11
A Denial Of Service vulnerability exists in the SVG Sanitizer module through 8.x-1.0-alpha1 for Drupal because access to external resources with an SVG use element is mishandled.
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