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Cracking 2FA: How It's Done and How to Stay Safe
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Two-factor authentication is a common best security practice but not ironclad. Here's how it can be bypassed, and how you can improve security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/17/2018
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Phishing Attack Bypasses Two-Factor Authentication
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Hacker Kevin Mitnick demonstrates a phishing attack designed to abuse multi-factor authentication and take over targets' accounts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/10/2018
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Phishing Threats Move to Mobile Devices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Mobile devices are emerging as a primary gateway for phishing attacks aimed at stealing data.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/9/2018
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APT Attacks on Mobile Rapidly Emerging
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Mobile devices are becoming a 'primary' enterprise target for attackers.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/8/2018
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What Meltdown and Spectre Mean for Mobile Device Security
JT Keating, Vice President of Product Strategy at ZimperiumCommentary
Here are four tips to keep your mobile users safe from similar attacks.
By JT Keating Vice President of Product Strategy at Zimperium, 4/30/2018
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Google Adds Security Features to Gmail Face-lift
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A redesigned Gmail brings new security measures to improve data protection and applications for artificial intelligence.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/25/2018
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Biometrics Are Coming & So Are Security Concerns
Michael Fauscette, Chief Research Officier at G2 CrowdCommentary
Could these advanced technologies be putting user data at risk?
By Michael Fauscette Chief Research Officier at G2 Crowd, 4/20/2018
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Securing Social Media: National Safety, Privacy Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
It's a critical time for social media platforms and the government agencies and private businesses and individuals using them.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/19/2018
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DHS Helps Shop Android IPS Prototype
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A MITRE-developed intrusion prevention system for mobile technology is showcased here this week at the RSA Conference.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/18/2018
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INsecurity Conference Seeks Security Pros to Speak on Best Practices
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, News
Dark Reading's second annual data defense conference will be held Oct. 23-25 in Chicago; call for speakers is issued.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 4/16/2018
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Pairing Policy & Technology: BYOD That Works for Your Enterprise
Peter Merkulov and Alison Turner, Chief Technology Officer at Globalscape & Director of Product Marketing at GlobalscapeCommentary
An intelligent security policy coupled with the right technology can set you up for success with BYOD.
By Peter Merkulov and Alison Turner Chief Technology Officer at Globalscape & Director of Product Marketing at Globalscape, 4/10/2018
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HTTP Injector Steals Mobile Internet Access
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Users aren't shy about sharing the technique and payload in a new attack.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 4/10/2018
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89% of Android Users Didn't Consent to Facebook Data Collection
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new survey shows most Android users did not give Facebook permission to collect their call and text data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/10/2018
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Deep Instinct Adds MacOS Support
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deep Instinct adds support for MacOS, Citrix, and multi-tenancy in its version 2.2 release.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/9/2018
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Protect Yourself from Online Fraud This Tax Season
Robert Block, Senior VP of Identity Strategy at SecureAuth and Core SecurityCommentary
Use these tips to stay safe online during everyone's least-favorite time of the year.
By Robert Block Senior VP of Identity Strategy at SecureAuth and Core Security, 4/6/2018
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Qualys Buys 1Mobility Software Assets
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Qualys has purchased the software assets of 1Mobility for an undisclosed sum.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/2/2018
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Under Armour App Breach Exposes 150 Million Records
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A breach in a database for MyFitnessPal exposes information on 150 million users.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/30/2018
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New Android Cryptojacker Can Brick Phones
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Mobile cryptojacking malware mines Monero.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/28/2018
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Looking Back to Look Ahead: Cyber Threat Trends to Watch
Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, FortinetCommentary
Data from the fourth quarter of last year shows the state of application exploits, malicious software, and botnets.
By Derek Manky Global Security Strategist, Fortinet, 3/23/2018
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Phantom Secure 'Uncrackable Phone' Execs Indicted for RICO Crimes
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Executives of Phantom Secure have been indicted on federal RICO charges for encrypting communications among criminals.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/16/2018
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CVE-2018-11311
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
A hardcoded FTP username of myscada and password of Vikuk63 in 'myscadagate.exe' in mySCADA myPRO 7 allows remote attackers to access the FTP server on port 2121, and upload files or list directories, by entering these credentials.
CVE-2018-11319
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
Syntastic (aka vim-syntastic) through 3.9.0 does not properly handle searches for configuration files (it searches the current directory up to potentially the root). This improper handling might be exploited for arbitrary code execution via a malicious gcc plugin, if an attacker has write access to ...
CVE-2018-11242
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
An issue was discovered in the MakeMyTrip application 7.2.4 for Android. The databases (locally stored) are not encrypted and have cleartext that might lead to sensitive information disclosure, as demonstrated by data/com.makemytrip/databases and data/com.makemytrip/Cache SQLite database files.
CVE-2018-11315
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
The Local HTTP API in Radio Thermostat CT50 and CT80 1.04.84 and below products allows unauthorized access via a DNS rebinding attack. This can result in remote device temperature control, as demonstrated by a tstat t_heat request that accesses a device purchased in the Spring of 2018, and sets a ho...
CVE-2018-11239
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-19
An integer overflow in the _transfer function of a smart contract implementation for Hexagon (HXG), an Ethereum ERC20 token, allows attackers to accomplish an unauthorized increase of digital assets by providing a _to argument in conjunction with a large _value argument, as exploited in the wild in ...