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Chasing RobbinHood: Up Close with an Evolving Threat
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A security researcher details how RobbinHood has changed and why it remains a threat for businesses to watch.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/3/2020
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Old Spreadsheet Macro Tech Newly Popular with Criminals
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A 30-year-old macro technology for Microsoft Excel is finding new popularity as a cybersecurity attack vector.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/3/2020
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What Government Contractors Need to Know About NIST, DFARS Password Reqs
Raz Rafaeli, CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double OctopusCommentary
Organizations that fail to comply with these rules can get hit with backbreaking fines and class-action lawsuits.
By Raz Rafaeli CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double Octopus, 6/3/2020
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Many Exchange Servers Are Still Vulnerable to Remote Exploit
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A privilege-escalation vulnerability patched in February by Microsoft continues to affect Exchange servers, with more than 80% of Internet-connected servers remaining vulnerable, one firm reports.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/3/2020
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Social Distancing for Healthcare's IoT Devices
Ori Bach, CEO of TrapX SecurityCommentary
Security pros need to double down around prevention of lateral movement by attackers, especially if IoT devices are connected to the network.
By Ori Bach CEO of TrapX Security, 6/3/2020
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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff, News
Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/3/2020
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10 Tips for Maintaining Information Security During Layoffs
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
Insider cyberthreats are always an issue during layoffs -- but with record numbers of home-office workers heading for the unemployment line, it has never been harder to maintain cybersecurity during offboarding.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 6/2/2020
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Mobile Phishing Attacks Increase Sharply
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Organizations need to include smartphones and tablets in their phishing mitigation strategies, a new report suggests.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/2/2020
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Companies Fall Short on Mandatory Reporting of Cybercrimes
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Understaffed and under fire, companies fail to report cybercrimes even when they are legally obligated to notify authorities, results of a new survey show.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/2/2020
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Amtrak Breach Rolls Over Frequent Travelers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The breach exposed usernames and passwords of an undisclosed number of program members.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/2/2020
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Risk Assessment & the Human Condition
Joshua Goldfarb, Independent ConsultantCommentary
Five lessons the coronavirus pandemic can teach security professionals to better assess, monitor, manage, and mitigate organizational risk.
By Joshua Goldfarb Independent Consultant, 6/2/2020
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Thycotic Buys Onion ID to Extend PAM Portfolio
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The acquisition brings three new products into Thycotic's privileged access management lineup.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/2/2020
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Cybersecurity Spending Hits 'Temporary Pause' Amid Pandemic
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
For now, security teams face freezes in projects and hiring - and budget cuts, security industry analysts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/2/2020
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Banking on Data Security in a Time of Insecurity
Dan DeMers, CEO of CinchyCommentary
How banks can maintain security and data integrity in the middle of a pandemic.
By Dan DeMers CEO of Cinchy, 6/2/2020
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Data on Indian Mobile Payments App Reportedly Exposed via Open S3 Bucket
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Over 7 million records exposed, according to vpnMentor, but app maker says there is no sign of malicious use.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/1/2020
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Apple Pays Researcher $100,000 for Critical Vulnerability
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Apple has fixed a flaw in the "Sign in with Apple" feature that could have enabled attackers to break into user accounts for third-party services.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/1/2020
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26 IoT Flaws Enable Denial-of-Service Attacks, Privilege Escalation
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Research details vulnerabilities in the Zephyr Real Time Operating Systems and MCUboot, both used in IoT devices and sensors.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/1/2020
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Rare NSA Advisory About Russia-Based Cyberattacks Unlikely to Stop Them
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The Sandworm group -- behind disinformation and election-hacking campaigns and responsible for a 2016 power outage in the Ukraine -- is now targeting e-mail servers.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/1/2020
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How AI and Automation Can Help Bridge the Cybersecurity Talent Gap
Peter Barker, Chief Product Officer at ForgeRockCommentary
Without the right tools and with not enough cybersecurity pros to fill the void, the talent gap will continue to widen.
By Peter Barker Chief Product Officer at ForgeRock, 6/1/2020
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Bank of America Security Incident Affects PPP Applicants
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The incident occurred when Paycheck Protection Program applications were uploaded to a test platform and accidentally shared.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/29/2020
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In WatermelonDB (NPM package "@nozbe/watermelondb") before versions 0.15.1 and 0.16.2, a maliciously crafted record ID can exploit a SQL Injection vulnerability in iOS adapter implementation and cause the app to delete all or selected records from the database, generally causing the app to...
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