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Ransomware Disrupts Operations at Packaging Giant WestRock
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Incident is another reminder of how vulnerable OT environments are to attack, security experts say.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/26/2021
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Pay-or-Get-Breached Ransomware Schemes Take Off
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
In 2020, ransomware attackers moved quickly to adopt so-called "double extortion" schemes, with more than 550 incidents in the fourth quarter alone.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/26/2021
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North Korean Attackers Target Security Researchers via Social Media: Google
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Google TAG warns the infosec community of unsolicited requests from individuals seeking collaboration on vulnerability research.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/26/2021
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Privacy Teams Helped Navigate the Pivot to Work-from-Home
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Annual Cisco privacy study also reports that 90% of organizations say their customers won't buy from them if they are not clear about data policy practices.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 1/26/2021
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Mimecast: Recent Certificate Compromise Tied to SolarWinds Attacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Yet another security firm hit in the sweeping attack campaign believed to be out of Russia.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/26/2021
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BEC Scammers Find New Ways to Navigate Microsoft 365
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Their techniques made use of out-of-office replies and automatic responses during the 2020 holiday season, researchers report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/26/2021
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And the winner of The Edge's January cartoon caption contest is ...
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 1/26/2021
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Fighting the Rapid Rise of Cyber Warfare in a Changing World
Patrick Walsh, Senior Vice President, Training & Technology, SkillstormCommentary
Global cyber warfare is a grim reality, but strong public-private relationships and security frameworks can safeguard people, institutions, and businesses.
By Patrick Walsh Senior Vice President, Training & Technology, Skillstorm, 1/26/2021
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Learn SAML: The Language You Don't Know You're Already Speaking
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security Assertion Markup Language, a protocol most people use daily to log into applications, makes authentication easier for both admins and users. Here's what you need to know about SAML (and what it has to do with "GoldenSAML").
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/26/2021
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Mainframe Security Automation Is Not a Luxury
John McKenny, SVP/GM of ZSolutions, BMC SoftwareCommentary
As cyber threats grow, even the most securable platform is vulnerable and requires adaptive autonomous protection.
By John McKenny SVP/GM of ZSolutions, BMC Software, 1/26/2021
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Startup Offers Free Version of its 'Passwordless' Technology
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Beyond Identity co-founders hope to move the needle in eliminating the need for passwords, but experts say killing passwords altogether won't be easy.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/26/2021
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Critical Vulns Discovered in Vendor Implementations of Key OT Protocol
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Flaws allow denial-of-service attacks and other malicious activity, Claroty says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/25/2021
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SonicWall Is Latest Security Vendor to Disclose Cyberattack
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The network security firm is investigating a coordinated campaign in which attackers exploited vulnerabilities in SonicWall's products.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/25/2021
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Deloitte & Touche Buys Threat-Hunting Firm
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Root9B (R9B) offers threat hunting and other managed security services.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/25/2021
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Small Security Teams Have Big Security Fears, CISOs Report
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researchers poll security leaders who are tasked with protecting large organizations but have a small presence and budget.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/25/2021
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How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security experts offer Microsoft 365 security guidance as more attackers target enterprise cloud environments.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/25/2021
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2020's COVID Accelerated Digitalization Demands Stronger Cybersecurity in 2021
Leo Simonovich, VP & Global Head, Industrial Cyber and Digital Security, Siemens EnergyCommentary
As critical infrastructure faces increasing and sophisticated attacks, these trends will enable the energy sector to shore up its cybersecurity defenses.
By Leo Simonovich VP & Global Head, Industrial Cyber and Digital Security, Siemens Energy, 1/25/2021
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Comparing Different AI Approaches to Email Security
Darktrace Experts, Staff
There's a big difference between those that study 'known bads' and those that self-learn what is 'normal' and what isn't.
By Darktrace Experts Staff, 1/25/2021
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Intel Confirms Unauthorized Access of Earnings-Related Data
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
News likely contributed to slide of over 9% in chipmaker's stock at one point Friday.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/22/2021
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Speed of Digital Transformation May Lead to Greater App Vulnerabilities
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The fastest-moving industries are struggling to produce secure code, according to AppSec experts.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/22/2021
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KLog Server through 2.4.1 allows authenticated command injection. async.php calls shell_exec() on the original value of the source parameter.
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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Series, Jetson Xavier NX, TX1, TX2, Nano and Nano 2GB, L4T versions prior to 32.5, contains a vulnerability in the apply_binaries.sh script used to install NVIDIA components into the root file system image, in which improper access control is applied, which may lead to an un...
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