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Researchers Discover Second rTorrent Vulnerability Campaign
Andrey Shalnev, F5 Security ResearcherCommentary
This time attackers appears to have spoofed the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and New York University (NYU) user-agents.
By Andrey Shalnev F5 Security Researcher, 4/19/2018
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How Attackers Can Exploit rTorrent with Monero Cryptocurrency Miner
Andrey Shalnev, F5 Security ResearcherCommentary
As cryptomining campaigns become more profitable, cybercriminals are becoming more creative about finding new ways to extend their operations.
By Andrey Shalnev F5 Security Researcher, 4/12/2018
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Cryptomining: Fast-Becoming the Web's Most Profitable Attack Method
Travis Kreikemeier, F5 Systems EngineerCommentary
The ROI of 'cryptojacking' has never been higher, making bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies a more attractive target for cybercriminals. Here's why.
By Travis Kreikemeier F5 Systems Engineer, 4/5/2018
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Deconstructing a Business Email Compromise Attack
David Holmes, World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5Commentary
How a tech-savvy New Jersey couple outwitted a German hacker group and saved their home and life savings.
By David Holmes World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5, 3/29/2018
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Applications & Identities Initial Targets in 86% of Breaches: Report
Sara Boddy, Principal Threat Research EvangelistCommentary
The startling numbers of breached data are sobering: 11.8 billion records compromised in 337 of 433 incidents examined by F5 researchers. They include 10.3 billion usernames, passwords, and email accounts.
By Sara Boddy Principal Threat Research Evangelist, 3/22/2018
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Journey to the Cloud: Overcoming Security Risks
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
Lessons learned from a global consultancy's 10-year transition from on-premises to 99% cloud-based infrastructure.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 3/1/2018
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Security Liability in an 'Assume Breach' World
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
Cybersecurity today is more than an IT issue. It's a product quality issue, a customer service issue, an operational issue, and an executive issue. Here's why.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 2/22/2018
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The Mirai Botnet Is Attacking Again
David Holmes, World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5Commentary
And the spinoff bots and all their command and control hostnames buried in the morass of digital data are hilarious.
By David Holmes World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5, 2/15/2018
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BrickerBot: Internet Vigilantism Ends Don't Justify the Means
Justin Shattuck, Principal Threat Research EvangelistCommentary
However noble the intention, obtaining unauthorized access to devices and making them unusable is illegal and undermines the work of ethical researchers.
By Justin Shattuck Principal Threat Research Evangelist, 2/8/2018
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Ramnit's Holiday Shopping Spree: Retailers & E-commerce
Doron Voolf, Malware Analyst, F5 Security Operations Center (SOC)Commentary
This past season, the authors of a traditional banking Trojan focused on what people do between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day: shop, eat, check their bank account, and entertain.
By Doron Voolf Malware Analyst, F5 Security Operations Center (SOC), 2/1/2018
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Avoiding the Epidemic of Hospital Hacks
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
Lessons learned about cyber hygiene from inside one of America's highest ranked medical institutions.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 1/25/2018
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The Startup Challenge: Safe in the Cloud from Day One
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
How a Seattle travel company built a rock-solid mobile app without sacrificing performance or security.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 1/18/2018
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Why Facebook Security Questions Are no Substitute for MFA
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
If identity is established based on one thing you know and one thing you have, the latter should not also be a thing you know because in the sharing economy, we share everything.
By Lori MacVittie , 1/11/2018
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Be a More Effective CISO by Aligning Security to the Business
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
These five steps will you help marshal the internal resources you need to reduce risk, break down barriers, and thwart cyber attacks.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 12/21/2017
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Is a Good Offense the Best Defense Against Hackers?
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
A proposed new law could make it legal for companies to hack back against attacker. But will it work?
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 12/14/2017
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Why Third-Party Security Is your Security
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
Managing third-party risk isn't just a good idea, in many cases, it's the law. This security framework can help you minimize the threat.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 12/7/2017
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The Good News about Breaches: It Wasn't You this Time
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Somewhere in every application there is a vulnerability waiting to be exploited. You can attack the problem by having the right mindset and answering two simple questions
By Lori MacVittie , 11/30/2017
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'Reaper': The Professional Bot Herders Thingbot
David Holmes, World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5Commentary
Is it malicious? So far it's hard to tell. For now it's a giant blinking red light in security researchers faces warning us that wed better figure out how to secure the Internet of Things.
By David Holmes World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5, 11/16/2017
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'Goldilocks' Legislation Aims to Clean up IoT Security
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
The proposed Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 is not too hard, not too soft, and might be just right.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 11/9/2017
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5 Reasons CISOs Should Keep an Open Mind about Cryptocurrency
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
With untold new markets for Bitcoin and other 'alt-coins,' it's going to be an exciting future -- and security leaders need to get ready for it.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 11/2/2017
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8 Ways Hackers Monetize Stolen Data
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  4/17/2018
Securing Social Media: National Safety, Privacy Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/19/2018
Firms More Likely to Tempt Security Pros With Big Salaries than Invest in Training
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  4/19/2018
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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.