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Apple Releases Wave of Security Updates
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Apple updates software for nearly every hardware platform, though one new feature almost steals the security show.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/11/2018
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For Data Thieves, the World Cup Runneth Over
Travis Jarae, Founder & CEO of One World IdentityCommentary
Large sporting events are always going to be targets, but the fact that the competition is in Russia adds another layer of concern. Here are three tips to stay safer.
By Travis Jarae Founder & CEO of One World Identity, 7/10/2018
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Former NSO Group Employee Steals, Sells Spy Tools
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Israeli hacking firm says its stolen software is worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/6/2018
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Consumers Rank Security High in Payment Decisions
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Security is a top priority when it comes to making decisions on payment methods and technologies.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/3/2018
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iOS 12 2FA Feature May Carry Bank Fraud Risk
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Making two-factor authentication faster could also make it less secure.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/2/2018
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Botnets Evolving to Mobile Devices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Millions of mobile devices are now making requests in what's described as "an attack on the economy."
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/28/2018
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65% of Resold Memory Cards Still Pack Personal Data
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Analyzed cards, mainly from smartphones and tablets, contained private personal information, business documentation, audio, video, and photos.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/28/2018
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10 Tips for More Secure Mobile Devices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Mobile devices can be more secure than traditional desktop machines - but only if the proper policies and practices are in place and in use.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/27/2018
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WPA3 Brings New Authentication and Encryption to Wi-Fi
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The Wi-Fi Alliance officially launches its latest protocol, which offers new capabilities for personal, enterprise, and IoT wireless networks.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/26/2018
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iOS Hack Lets Attackers Brute Force iPhone, iPad Passcodes
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A vulnerability in Apple's iOS lets anyone with a Lightning cable bypass the passcode entry restriction designed to protect the company's devices.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/25/2018
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8 Security Tips for a Hassle-Free Summer Vacation
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
It's easy to let your guard down when you're away. Hackers know that, too.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 6/23/2018
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Email, Social Media Still Security Nightmares
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Phishing and banking trojans continue to be major threats brought into the enterprise.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/15/2018
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Hackers Crack iPhone Defense Built to Block Forensic Tools
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Grayshift, the company behind a system to help police break into iPhones, says it found a workaround for USB Restricted Mode.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/15/2018
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Mobile App Threats Continue to Grow
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Criminals looking to profit from corporate resources and information keep going after mobile devices, two new reports confirm.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/14/2018
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'Shift Left' & the Connected Car
Rohit Sethi, COO of Security CompassCommentary
How improving application security in the automotive industry can shorten product development time, reduce costs, and save lives.
By Rohit Sethi COO of Security Compass, 6/12/2018
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5 Tips for Protecting SOHO Routers Against the VPNFilter Malware
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Most home office users need to simply power cycle their routers and disable remote access; enterprises with work-at-home employees should move NAS behind the firewall.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 6/2/2018
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Mobile Malware Moves to Mine Monero (and Other Currencies)
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new report shows that cryptocurrencies tend to be the focus of a growing number of malicious apps.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/30/2018
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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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CVE-2018-14084
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-16
An issue was discovered in a smart contract implementation for MKCB, an Ethereum token. If the owner sets the value of sellPrice to a large number in setPrices() then the "amount * sellPrice" will cause an integer overflow in sell().
CVE-2018-14085
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-16
An issue was discovered in a smart contract implementation for UserWallet 0x0a7bca9FB7AfF26c6ED8029BB6f0F5D291587c42, an Ethereum token. First, suppose that the owner adds the evil contract address to his sweepers. The evil contract looks like this: contract Exploit { uint public start; function swe...
CVE-2018-14086
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-16
An issue was discovered in a smart contract implementation for SingaporeCoinOrigin (SCO), an Ethereum token. The contract has an integer overflow. If the owner sets the value of sellPrice to a large number in setPrices() then the "amount * sellPrice" will cause an integer overflow in sell(...
CVE-2018-14087
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-16
An issue was discovered in a smart contract implementation for EUC (EUC), an Ethereum token. The contract has an integer overflow. If the owner sets the value of buyPrice to a large number in setPrices() then the "msg.value * buyPrice" will cause an integer overflow in the fallback functio...
CVE-2018-14088
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-16
An issue was discovered in a smart contract implementation for STeX White List (STE(WL)), an Ethereum token. The contract has an integer overflow. If the owner sets the value of amount to a large number then the "amount * 1000000000000000" will cause an integer overflow in withdrawToFounde...