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Advertising Alliance Plans Protocols to Reduce Dangerous Content
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media will seek ways to clamp down on dangerous and fake content.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/18/2019
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The Evolution of Identity
Kathleen Peters, SVP & Head of Fraud & Identity, ExperianCommentary
How data and technology can help businesses make the right fraud decisions, protect people's identities, and create an improved customer experience.
By Kathleen Peters SVP & Head of Fraud & Identity, Experian, 6/18/2019
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Google Targets Deceptive Sites with New Chrome Tools
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A new extension and browser alert aim to help users report deceptive sites and prevent them from encountering fraud.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/18/2019
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Can Your Patching Strategy Keep Up with the Demands of Open Source?
 Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist, CyRC, at SynopsysCommentary
It's time to reassess your open source management policies and processes.
By Tim Mackey Principal Security Strategist, CyRC, at Synopsys, 6/18/2019
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How Fraudulent Domains 'Hide in Plain Sight'
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cybercriminals use new types of top-level domains, topical keywords, and targeted emails to trick victims into clicking malicious links.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/18/2019
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DHS Tests Remote Exploit for BlueKeep RDP Vulnerability
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Agency urges organizations with vulnerable systems to apply mitigations immediately.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/17/2019
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Power Outage Hits Millions in South America
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The outage, which is not (so far) seen as the result of a cyberattack, still had a significant impact on network and server availability.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/17/2019
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New Decryptor Unlocks Latest Versions of Gandcrab
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The decryptor neutralizes GandCrab versions 5.0 through 5.2 and lets victims unlock their files for free.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/17/2019
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Utilities, Nations Need Better Plan Against Critical Infrastructure Attackers
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The attackers behind the Triton, or Xenotime, intrusions into critical infrastructure (CI) safety systems are testing their skills against electric power companies. Options for defense are still limited, however.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/17/2019
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up the Cloud
Kaus Phaltankar, CEO and Co-Founder at CaveonixCommentary
Most companies' cloud security operations would benefit significantly from clean-up, alignment, and organization.
By Kaus Phaltankar CEO and Co-Founder at Caveonix, 6/17/2019
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10 Notable Security Acquisitions of 2019 (So Far)
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
In a year when security companies have been snapped up left and right, these deals stand out from the chaos.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/15/2019
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Common Hacker Tool Hit with Hackable Vulnerability
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A researcher has found a significant exploit in one of the most frequently used text editors.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/14/2019
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Better Cybersecurity Research Requires More Data Sharing
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Researchers at the Workshop on the Economics of Information Security highlight the cost savings of sharing cybersecurity data and push for greater access to information on breaches, attacks, and incidents.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/14/2019
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Sensory Overload: Filtering Out Cybersecurity's Noise
Joshua Goldfarb, Independent ConsultantCommentary
No organization can prioritize and mitigate hundreds of risks effectively. The secret lies in carefully filtering out the risks, policies, and processes that waste precious time and resources.
By Joshua Goldfarb Independent Consultant, 6/14/2019
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Triton Attackers Seen Scanning US Power Grid Networks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The development follows speculation and concern among security experts that the attack group would expand its scope to the power grid.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/14/2019
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DNS Firewalls Could Prevent Billions in Losses to Cybercrime
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New analysis shows widespread DNS protection could save organizations as much as $200 billion in losses every year.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/13/2019
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Cyberattack Hits Aircraft Parts Manufacturer
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Belgium's Asco has shut down manufacturing around the world, including the US, in response to a major cybersecurity event, but what happened isn't clear.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/13/2019
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Congress Gives 'Hack Back' Legislation Another Try
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Officials reintroduce a bill that would let businesses monitor attacker behavior and target intruders on corporate networks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/13/2019
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The CISO's Drive to Consolidation
Nik Whitfield, Computer Scientist & Security Technology EntrepreneurCommentary
Cutting back on the number of security tools you're using can save money and leave you safer. Here's how to get started.
By Nik Whitfield Computer Scientist & Security Technology Entrepreneur, 6/13/2019
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7 Truths About BEC Scams
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Business email compromise attacks are growing in prevalence and creativity. Here's a look at how they work, the latest stats, and some recent horror stories.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 6/13/2019
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PUBLISHED: 2019-06-18
Alpine Linux abuild through 3.4.0 allows an unprivileged member of the abuild group to add an untrusted package via a --keys-dir option that causes acceptance of an untrusted signing key.
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An issue was discovered on Securifi Almond, Almond+, and Almond 2015 devices with firmware AL-R096. The device provides a user with the capability of setting name for wireless network. These values are stored by the device in NVRAM (Non-volatile RAM). It seems that the POST parameters passed in this...
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An issue was discovered on Securifi Almond, Almond+, and Almond 2015 devices with firmware AL-R096. The device provides a user with the capability of adding new routes to the device. It seems that the POST parameters passed in this request to set up routes on the device can be set in such a way that...
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An issue was discovered in zlib_decompress_extra in modules/demux/mkv/util.cpp in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.x through 3.0.7. The Matroska demuxer, while parsing a malformed MKV file type, has a double free.
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A heap-based buffer overflow exists in GNU Bash before 4.3 when wide characters, not supported by the current locale set in the LC_CTYPE environment variable, are printed through the echo built-in function. A local attacker, who can provide data to print through the "echo -e" built-in func...
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