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Did Companies Fail to Disclose Being Affected by SolarWinds Breach?
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The SEC has sent out letters to some investment firms and publicly listed companies seeking information, Reuters says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/21/2021
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Software-Container Supply Chain Sees Spike in Attacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Attackers target companies' container supply chain, driving a sixfold increase in a year, aiming to steal processing time for cryptomining and compromise cloud infrastructure.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/21/2021
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Data Leaked in Fertility Clinic Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Reproductive Biology Associates says the data of 38,000 patients may have been compromised in the April cyberattack.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/21/2021
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Baltimore County Public Schools' Ransomware Recovery Tops $8M
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The school district has spent seven months and a reported $8.1 million recovering from the November attack.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/21/2021
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Are Ransomware Attacks the New Pandemic?
Bill Harrod, Federal CTO, IvantiCommentary
Ransomware has been a problem for decades, so why is government just now beginning to address it?
By Bill Harrod Federal CTO, Ivanti, 6/21/2021
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Attackers Find New Way to Exploit Google Docs for Phishing
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Tactic continues recent trend by attackers to use trusted cloud services to send and host malicious content.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/18/2021
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This Week in Database Leaks: Cognyte, CVS, Wegmans
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Billions of records were found exposed this week due to unprotected databases owned by major corporations and third-party providers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/18/2021
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Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/18/2021
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11 Security Certifications to Seek Out This Summer
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
The more you know, the more you grow. The Edge takes a fresh look at leading security certifications that can help advance your career.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 6/18/2021
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4 Habits of Highly Effective Security Operators
Ricardo Villadiego, Founder and CEO of LumuCommentary
These good habits can make all the difference in advancing careers for cybersecurity operators who spend their days putting out fires large and small.
By Ricardo Villadiego Founder and CEO of Lumu, 6/18/2021
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Data Breaches Surge in Food & Beverage, Other Industries
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Six previously "under-attacked" vertical industries saw a surge in data breaches last year due to COVID-19 related disruptions and other factors, new data shows.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/17/2021
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One in Five Manufacturing Firms Targeted by Cyberattacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Information-stealing malware makes up about a third of attacks, a study finds, but companies worry most about ransomware shutting down production.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/17/2021
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Carnival Cruise Line Reports Security Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The cruise ship operator says the incident affected employee and guest data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/17/2021
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Google Launches SLSA, a New Framework for Supply Chain Integrity
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The "Supply chain Levels for Software Artifacts" aims to ensure the integrity of components throughout the software supply chain.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/17/2021
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Cyberattacks Are Tailored to Employees ... Why Isn't Security Training?
Tim Sadler, CEO and co-founder of TessianCommentary
Consider four factors and behaviors that impact a particular employee's risk, and how security training should take them into account.
By Tim Sadler CEO and co-founder of Tessian, 6/17/2021
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Mission Critical: What Really Matters in a Cybersecurity Incident
Beth Burgin Waller, Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLCCommentary
The things you do before and during a cybersecurity incident can make or break the success of your response.
By Beth Burgin Waller Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLC, 6/17/2021
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Ukraine Police Disrupt Cl0p Ransomware Operation
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Growing list of similar actions in recent months may finally be scaring some operators into quitting, but threat is far from over, security experts say.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/16/2021
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Ransomware Operators' Strategies Evolve as Attacks Rise
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Security researchers find ransomware operators rely less on email and more on criminal groups for initial access into target networks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/16/2021
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Biden Tells Putin Critical Infrastructure Sectors 'Off Limits' to Russian Hacking
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
President Joe Biden said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to discuss boundaries in cyber activity.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/16/2021
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Security Flaw Discovered In Peloton Equipment
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The vulnerability could give attackers remote root access to the bike's tablet, researchers report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/16/2021
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CVE-2010-2486
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: none. Reason: This candidate was withdrawn by its CNA. Notes: none.
CVE-2021-0534
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
In permission declarations of DeviceAdminReceiver.java, there is a possible lack of broadcast protection due to an insecure default value. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: Android...
CVE-2021-0535
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
In wpas_ctrl_msg_queue_timeout of ctrl_iface_unix.c, there is a possible memory corruption due to a use after free. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-11Android ID...
CVE-2021-0554
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
In isBackupServiceActive of BackupManagerService.java, there is a missing permission check. This could lead to local information disclosure with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-11Android ID: A-158482162
CVE-2021-0555
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
In RenderStruct of protostream_objectsource.cc, there is a possible crash due to a missing null check. This could lead to remote denial of service with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-11Android ID: A-1791617...
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