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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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Nearly 70% of IT & Security Pros Hone Their Cyber Skills Outside of Work
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
New research shows how security skills are lacking across multiple IT disciplines as well - including network engineers, sys admins, and cloud developers.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 9/22/2020
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Remote Work Exacerbating Data Sprawl
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
More than three-quarters of IT executives worry that data sprawl puts their data at risk, especially with employees working from insecure home networks, survey finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/21/2020
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'Dark Overlord' Cyber Extortionist Pleads Guilty
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Nathan Wyatt was sentenced to five years in prison after changing a previously not guilty plea.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/21/2020
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PUBLISHED: 2020-09-24
The client API authentication mechanism in Pexip Infinity before 10 allows remote attackers to gain privileges via a crafted request.
CVE-2020-15604
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-24
An incomplete SSL server certification validation vulnerability in the Trend Micro Security 2019 (v15) consumer family of products could allow an attacker to combine this vulnerability with another attack to trick an affected client into downloading a malicious update instead of the expected one. CW...
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An incomplete SSL server certification validation vulnerability in the Trend Micro Security 2019 (v15) consumer family of products could allow an attacker to combine this vulnerability with another attack to trick an affected client into downloading a malicious update instead of the expected one. CW...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-09-23
An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.14.x. x86 PV guest kernels can experience denial of service via SYSENTER. The SYSENTER instruction leaves various state sanitization activities to software. One of Xen's sanitization paths injects a #GP fault, and incorrectly delivers it twice to the guest. T...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-09-23
An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.14.x. There is mishandling of the constraint that once-valid event channels may not turn invalid. Logic in the handling of event channel operations in Xen assumes that an event channel, once valid, will not become invalid over the life time of a guest. Howeve...
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