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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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NSA Warns Russia's 'Sandworm' Group Is Targeting Email Servers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Russian military group has been exploiting a flaw in the Exim mail transfer agent since last August, the NSA reports.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/28/2020
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3 SMB Cybersecurity Myths Debunked
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11Commentary
Small and midsize businesses are better at cyber resilience than you might think.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & COO of Link11, 5/28/2020
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Vulnerability Disclosures Drop in Q1 for First Time in a Decade
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Even with more security issues published on Patch Tuesdays, the total number of software flaws dropped for the first three months of 2020, according to one tally.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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Google, Microsoft Brands Impersonated the Most in Form-Based Attacks
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Attackers are preying on users' inclination to click on familiar-looking websites, but instead trick them into sharing usernames and passwords.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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Data Loss Spikes Under COVID-19 Lockdowns
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing WriterNews
Two new reports suggest a massive gap between how organizations have prepared their cybersecurity defenses and the reality of their efficacy.
By Seth Rosenblatt Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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How Elite Protectors Operationalize Security Protection
Maurice Uenuma & A.T. Smith, Vice President, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire / Independent Cybersecurity ConsultantCommentary
There is no silver bullet for cybersecurity. It takes the right people, with the right mindset, applying the right elements of good security from the data center to the SOC.
By By Maurice Uenuma, VP, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire, former Special Ops Marine, and A.T. Smith, Former Deputy Director of the U.S. Secret Service , 5/28/2020
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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 , 5/28/2020
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Netwalker Ransomware Tools Reveal Attacker Tactics and Techniques
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Malware and related files show that ransomware operators don't need a cutting-edge arsenal to be effective.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/27/2020
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Stay-at-Home Orders Coincide With Massive DNS Surge
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A variety of sites saw as much as seven times the number of domain requests in late March and early April, suggesting attackers attempted massive denial-of-service attacks.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/27/2020
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Cloud Security Architect Proves Hardest Infosec Role to Fill
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Nearly 70% of businesses struggle to recruit, hire, and retain cybersecurity talent, and many link security incidents to lack of skills.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/27/2020
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Security 101: SQL Injection
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
A carefully crafted attack can convince a database to reveal all its secrets. Understanding the basics of what the attack looks like and how to protect against it can go a long way toward limiting the threat.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/27/2020
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HackerOne Bounties Hit $100M Milestone
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The bug-hunting platform has now paid more than $100 million in bounties since October 2013.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/27/2020
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Standing Privilege: The Attacker's Advantage
Tim Keeler, Founder and CEO, RemediantCommentary
The credential is a commodity and will continue to be breached. As a result, focus and spending must shift toward the access that the credentials provide.
By Tim Keeler Founder and CEO, Remediant, 5/27/2020
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GDPR Enforcement Loosens Amid Pandemic
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing WriterNews
The European Union has given some organizations more breathing room to remedy violations, yet no one should think regulators are planning to abandon the privacy legislation in the face of COVID-19.
By Seth Rosenblatt Contributing Writer, 5/27/2020
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Microsoft Shares PonyFinal Threat Data, Warns of Delivery Tactics
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
PonyFinal is deployed in human-operated ransomware attacks, in which adversaries tailor their techniques based on knowledge of a target system.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/27/2020
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What the World's Elite Protectors Teach Us about Cybersecurity
Maurice Uenuma & A.T. Smith, Vice President, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire / Independent Cybersecurity ConsultantCommentary
How to protect anyone and anything, from the perspective of a career Secret Service agent and former special operations marine.
By Maurice Uenuma & A.T. Smith Vice President, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire / Independent Cybersecurity Consultant, 5/27/2020
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6 Steps Consumers Should Take Following a Hack
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
Without the luxury of an IT security team to help them after a breach or credit card compromise, consumers will want to keep these tips in mind.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/27/2020
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CVE-2020-13660
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-28
CMS Made Simple through 2.2.14 allows XSS via a crafted File Picker profile name.
CVE-2020-11079
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-28
node-dns-sync (npm module dns-sync) through 0.2.0 allows execution of arbitrary commands . This issue may lead to remote code execution if a client of the library calls the vulnerable method with untrusted input. This has been fixed in 0.2.1.
CVE-2020-13245
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-28
Certain NETGEAR devices are affected by Missing SSL Certificate Validation. This affects R7000 1.0.9.6_1.2.19 through 1.0.11.100_10.2.10, and possibly R6120, R7800, R6220, R8000, R6350, R9000, R6400, RAX120, R6400v2, RBR20, R6800, XR300, R6850, XR500, and R7000P.
CVE-2020-4248
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-28
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.6 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a detailed technical error message is returned in the browser. This information could be used in further attacks against the system. IBM X-Force ID: 175484.
CVE-2020-8329
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-28
A denial of service vulnerability was reported in the firmware prior to version 1.01 used in Lenovo Printer LJ4010DN that could be triggered by a remote user sending a crafted packet to the device, causing an error to be displayed and preventing printer from functioning until the printer is rebooted...
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