Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
OPM Breach Exposes Agency's Systemic Security Woes
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
SolielM201
50%
50%
SolielM201,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/17/2015 | 10:47:44 AM
Cut Off
Here's a petition to disconnect select Chinese networks from the Internet, for your signing on the right side if you are in agreement (digitally sign by submitting).  I'm asking for you to let your friends and family of the millions of people affected by compromised data (from OPM, Anthem, Home Depot, Target Corporation...) know of this petition and sign if in agreement.  change.org/p/icann-internet-corporation-for-assigned-names-and-numbers-tell-the-worldwide-internet-maintainers-to-disconnect-select-networks-in-china-from-the-internet-internet-2-0
agusanfear
50%
50%
agusanfear,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/16/2015 | 6:59:51 PM
Re: Decades of neglect...
deploying anti-malware technology and restricting remote access for network administrators?

 

I mean how long does it take for the OPM to understand oblivious security protocols? Someone give OPM a cookie.
macker490
50%
50%
macker490,
User Rank: Ninja
6/15/2015 | 7:11:09 AM
much more serious than Snowden
this breach is MUCH MORE serious than the Edward Snowden affair.
bhanstiu
100%
0%
bhanstiu,
User Rank: Strategist
6/10/2015 | 10:38:34 AM
Decades of neglect...
That one line says everything relevant about the functioning of the US federal government. Very aged infrastructure crumbling, bridges falling apart, 1950's power distribution covering vast sections of the nation, etc. etc., ad nauseum.... but we have billions of dollars to give away, billions for bombs, etc. etc., ad nauseum.... Is anyone really surprised by this situation? We have collectively allowed the US federal government to shirk it's responsibilities in the name of chasing dragons and unicorns, and monitoring all of our communications regardless of relevence to the actual 'busting terrorists' excuses we get all day, every day, all year, decade after decade.

 

From the bad joke that is TSA security theater, to the unpatriot games the NSA is playing, we have been sold a bill of goods, and have not received what we paid for. On all levels.


Commentary
Cyberattacks Are Tailored to Employees ... Why Isn't Security Training?
Tim Sadler, CEO and co-founder of Tessian,  6/17/2021
Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
7 Powerful Cybersecurity Skills the Energy Sector Needs Most
Pam Baker, Contributing Writer,  6/22/2021
News
Microsoft Disrupts Large-Scale BEC Campaign Across Web Services
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/15/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
The State of Cybersecurity Incident Response
In this report learn how enterprises are building their incident response teams and processes, how they research potential compromises, how they respond to new breaches, and what tools and processes they use to remediate problems and improve their cyber defenses for the future.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-18660
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-23
GetSimpleCMS <=3.3.15 has an open redirect in admin/changedata.php via the redirect function to the url parameter.
CVE-2020-23962
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-23
A cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Catfish CMS 4.9.90 allows attackers to execute arbitrary web scripts or HTML via a crafted payload entered into the "announcement_gonggao" parameter.
CVE-2020-18657
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-23
Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in GetSimpleCMS <= 3.3.15 in admin/changedata.php via the redirect_url parameter and the headers_sent function.
CVE-2020-18658
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-23
Cross Site Scriptiong (XSS) vulnerability in GetSimpleCMS <=3.3.15 via the timezone parameter to settings.php.
CVE-2020-18659
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-23
Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in GetSimpleCMS <=3.3.15 via the (1) sitename, (2) username, and (3) email parameters to /admin/setup.php