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Google Cloud Unveils 'Confidential VMs' to Protect Data in Use
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Confidential Virtual Machines, now in beta, will let Google Cloud customers keep data encrypted while it's in use.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/14/2020
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Critical Vulnerability Hits SAP Enterprise Applications
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
RECON could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of SAP enterprise applications through the web interface.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/14/2020
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New Mirai Variant Surfaces With Exploits for 9 Vulnerabilities Products
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Impacted products include routers, IP cameras, DVRs, and smart TVs.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/14/2020
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Crypto-Primer: Encryption Basics Every Security Pro Should Know
Jan Youngren, Cybersecurity Expert, VPNpro.comCommentary
With so many choices for encrypting data and communication, it's important to know the pros and cons of different techniques.
By Jan Youngren Cybersecurity Expert, VPNpro.com, 7/14/2020
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99% of Websites at Risk of Attack Via JavaScript Plug-ins
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
The average website includes content from 32 different third-party JavaScript programs, new study finds.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 7/14/2020
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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
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By Dark Reading Staff , 7/14/2020
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Zero-Trust Efforts Rise with the Tide of Remote Working
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
With employees likely to continue to spend much, if not all, of their time working from home, companies are focusing more on technologies to boost the security of their now-distributed workplace.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/13/2020
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A Paramedic's Lessons for Cybersecurity Pros
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A paramedic turned cybersecurity expert shares his experiences in both fields, highlights their similarities, and explains how they can learn from each other.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/13/2020
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Lost in Translation: Serious Flaws Found in ICS Protocol Gateways
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
These oft-forgotten devices contain serious vulnerabilities that allow attackers to hack OT systems remotely, researchers will reveal at Black Hat USA next month.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/13/2020
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Russian Hacker Convicted for Social Network Hacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Russian national was convicted of hacking into accounts at LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/13/2020
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Experts Predict Rise of Data Theft in Ransomware Attacks
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The most attractive targets for data theft are businesses perceived as most likely to pay to prevent exposure of their information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/13/2020
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Decoding the Verizon DBIR Report: An Insider's Look Beyond the Headlines
Chad Loeven, President of VMRay Inc.Commentary
To truly understand cybersecurity trends, we must look beyond the headlines and ask more of the data. What you learn might surprise you.
By Chad Loeven President of VMRay Inc., 7/13/2020
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Mobile App Fraud Jumped in Q1 as Attackers Pivot from Browsers
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
RSA data reveals a continued shift away from browser-based fraud as attackers target mobile apps.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/10/2020
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Biden Campaign Hires 2 Top Cybersecurity Executives
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The campaign has filled the positions of CISO and CTO in the runup to the 2020 presidential election.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/10/2020
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Zoom Patches Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows 7
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The flaw also affects older versions of the operating system, even if they're fully patched.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/10/2020
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As Offices Reopen, Hardware from Home Threatens Security
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
Devices out of sight for the past several months could spell trouble when employees bring them back to work.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 7/10/2020
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4 Security Tips as the July 15 Tax-Day Extension Draws Near
Shane Buckley, President & Chief Operating Officer, GigamonCommentary
We're continuing to see cybercriminals take advantage of COVID-19, and the extension of Tax Day will be the next technique used in their sophisticated method of attacks.
By Shane Buckley President & Chief Operating Officer, Gigamon, 7/10/2020
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Using Adversarial Machine Learning, Researchers Look to Foil Facial Recognition
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
For privacy-seeking users, good news: Computer scientists are finding more ways to thwart facial and image recognition. But there's also bad news: Gains will likely be short-lived.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/9/2020
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Huge DDoS Attack Launched Against Cloudflare in Late June
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The 754 million packets-per-second peak was part of a four-day attack involving more than 316,000 sending addresses.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/9/2020
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Up Close with Evilnum, the APT Group Behind the Malware
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The group behind Evilnum malware, which continues to target financial institutions, appears to be testing new techniques.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/9/2020
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SAP NetWeaver AS JAVA (LM Configuration Wizard), versions - 7.30, 7.31, 7.40, 7.50, does not perform an authentication check which allows an attacker without prior authentication to execute configuration tasks to perform critical actions against the SAP Java system, including the ability to create a...
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