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Android Malware Comes Baked into Some New Tablets, Phones
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Ad-loading malware is being built into the firmware and operating system of some new tablets and phones from three major manufacturers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/25/2018
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Privacy Group: Facebook, Google Policies Break GDPR Laws
Dark Reading Staff, News
Nonprofit 'None of Your Business' files complaints against Facebook, Google, WhatsApp, and Instagram.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/25/2018
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Windows 10 Adoption Grew 75%, Adobe Flash Plummeted 188% in 2017: Report
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Authentication data reveals an increase in Apple devices, poor mobile security, and the rapid disappearance of Flash from browsers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/23/2018
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ZipperDown Vulnerability Could Hit 10% of iOS Apps
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A newly discovered vulnerability could affect thousands of iOS apps -- and Android users may not be spared.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/22/2018
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'Roaming Mantis' Android Malware Evolves, Expands Targets
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Roaming Mantis has evolved rapidly, adding geographies, platforms, and capabilities to its original scope.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/21/2018
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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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CVE-2018-11471
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
Cockpit 0.5.5 has XSS via a collection, form, or region.
CVE-2018-11472
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
Monstra CMS 3.0.4 has Reflected XSS during Login (i.e., the login parameter to admin/index.php).
CVE-2018-11473
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
Monstra CMS 3.0.4 has XSS in the registration Form (i.e., the login parameter to users/registration).
CVE-2018-11474
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
Monstra CMS 3.0.4 has a Session Management Issue in the Administrations Tab. A password change at admin/index.php?id=users&action=edit&user_id=1 does not invalidate a session that is open in a different browser.
CVE-2018-11475
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
Monstra CMS 3.0.4 has a Session Management Issue in the Users tab. A password change at users/1/edit does not invalidate a session that is open in a different browser.