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RASP 101: Staying Safe With Runtime Application Self-Protection
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Writer
The dream of RASP is to empower applications to protect themselves. How close do current implementations get to living the dream? Here's what to know.
By Nicole Ferraro Contributing Writer, 9/25/2020
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WannaCry Has IoT in Its Crosshairs
Ed Koehler, Distinguished Principal Security Engineer, Office of CTO, at Extreme NetworkCommentary
The wide variety of devices attached to the Internet of Things offers a rich target for purveyors of ransomware.
By Ed Koehler Distinguished Principal Security Engineer, Office of CTO, at Extreme Network, 9/25/2020
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Malware Attacks Declined But Became More Evasive in Q2
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Most of the malware used in attacks last quarter were designed to evade signature-based detection tools, WatchGuard says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/24/2020
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Bluetooth Security Weaknesses Pile Up, While Patching Remains Problematic
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Turns out, creating wireless ecosystems for a vast number of different architectures, configurations, and use cases is hard.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/24/2020
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Critical Instagram Flaw Could Let Attackers Spy on Victims
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A now-patched remote code execution vulnerability could be exploited with a specially sized image file, researchers report.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/24/2020
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Solving the Problem With Security Standards
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game DesignerCommentary
More explicit threat models can make security better and open the door to real and needed innovation.
By Adam Shostack Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer, 9/24/2020
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CrowdStrike Agrees to Acquire Preempt Security for $96M
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
CrowdStrike plans to use Preempt 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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PUBLISHED: 2020-09-25
U.S. Air Force Sensor Data Management System extract75 has a buffer overflow that leads to code execution. An overflow in a global variable (sBuffer) leads to a Write-What-Where outcome. Writing beyond sBuffer will clobber most global variables until reaching a pointer such as DES_info or image_info...
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