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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
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Risk Assessment & the Human Condition
Joshua Goldfarb, Independent ConsultantCommentary
Five lessons the coronavirus pandemic can teach security professionals to better assess, monitor, manage, and mitigate organizational risk.
By Joshua Goldfarb Independent Consultant, 6/2/2020
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Thycotic Buys Onion ID to Extend PAM Portfolio
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The acquisition brings three new products into Thycotic's privileged access management lineup.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/2/2020
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Cybersecurity Spending Hits 'Temporary Pause' Amid Pandemic
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
For now, security teams face freezes in projects and hiring - and budget cuts, security industry analysts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/2/2020
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Banking on Data Security in a Time of Insecurity
Dan DeMers, CEO of CinchyCommentary
How banks can maintain security and data integrity in the middle of a pandemic.
By Dan DeMers CEO of Cinchy, 6/2/2020
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Data on Indian Mobile Payments App Reportedly Exposed via Open S3 Bucket
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Over 7 million records exposed, according to vpnMentor, but app maker says there is no sign of malicious use.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/1/2020
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Apple Pays Researcher $100,000 for Critical Vulnerability
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Apple has fixed a flaw in the "Sign in with Apple" feature that could have enabled attackers to break into user accounts for third-party services.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/1/2020
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26 IoT Flaws Enable Denial-of-Service Attacks, Privilege Escalation
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Research details vulnerabilities in the Zephyr Real Time Operating Systems and MCUboot, both used in IoT devices and sensors.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/1/2020
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Rare NSA Advisory About Russia-Based Cyberattacks Unlikely to Stop Them
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The Sandworm group -- behind disinformation and election-hacking campaigns and responsible for a 2016 power outage in the Ukraine -- is now targeting e-mail servers.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/1/2020
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How AI and Automation Can Help Bridge the Cybersecurity Talent Gap
Peter Barker, Chief Product Officer at ForgeRockCommentary
Without the right tools and with not enough cybersecurity pros to fill the void, the talent gap will continue to widen.
By Peter Barker Chief Product Officer at ForgeRock, 6/1/2020
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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff, News
Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/1/2020
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Bank of America Security Incident Affects PPP Applicants
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The incident occurred when Paycheck Protection Program applications were uploaded to a test platform and accidentally shared.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/29/2020
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Abandoned Apps May Pose Security Risk to Mobile Devices
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Mobile providers don't often update users when applications are not supported by developers, security firm says.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/29/2020
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Cisco Announces Patches to SaltStack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The patches came after Cisco was notified by the Salt Open Core team that the vulnerabilities and updates were available.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/29/2020
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Digital Distancing with Microsegmentation
Trevor Pott, Product Marketing Director at Juniper NetworksCommentary
Physical distancing has blunted a virus's impact; the same idea can be applied to computers and networks to minimize breaches, attacks, and infections.
By Trevor Pott Product Marketing Director at Juniper Networks, 5/29/2020
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All Links Are Safe ... Right?
Beyond the Edge, Dark Reading
Today is a perfect day for a security breach.
By Beyond the Edge Dark Reading, 5/29/2020
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Zscaler Buys Edge Networks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The acquisition is Zscaler's second major buy this quarter.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/29/2020
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A Rogues' Gallery of MacOS Malware
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
MacOS isn't immune from malware. Being prepared means understanding the nature of the worst threats a security team is likely to see attacking Macs in the enterprise.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/28/2020
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GitHub Supply Chain Attack Uses Octopus Scanner Malware
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Octopus Scanner is a new malware used to compromise 26 open source projects in a massive GitHub supply chain attack.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/28/2020
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Researchers ID Hacktivist Who Defaced Nearly 5,000 Websites
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Opsec mistakes lead a Check Point researcher to an individual in Brazil who was behind a longtime hacking campaign.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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Valak Malware Retasked to Steal Data from US, German Firms
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Once considered a loader for other malware, Valak regularly conducts reconnaissance and steals information and credentials, new analysis shows.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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CVE-2020-3641
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
Integer overflow may occur if atom size is less than atom offset as there is improper validation of atom size in Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Voice & Music, Snapdragon Wearables in APQ8009, APQ8053, APQ8096...
CVE-2020-3645
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
Firmware will hit assert in WLAN firmware If encrypted data length in FILS IE of reassoc response is more than 528 bytes in Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer Electronics Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Voi...
CVE-2020-3680
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
A race condition can occur when using the fastrpc memory mapping API. in Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Wearables in APQ8009, APQ8053, MSM8909W, MSM8917, MSM8953, QCS605, QM215, SA415M, SDM429, SDM429W, SDM439, S...
CVE-2020-3610
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
Possibility of double free of the drawobj that is added to the drawqueue array of the context during IOCTL commands as there is no refcount taken for this object in Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Consumer Electronics Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, ...
CVE-2020-3615
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
Valid deauth/disassoc frames is dropped in case if RMF is enabled and some rouge peer keep on sending rogue deauth/disassoc frames due to improper enum values used to check the frame subtype in Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Consumer Electronics Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT...
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