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Google & Amazon Replace Apple as Phishers' Favorite Brands
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Google and Amazon were the most imitated brands in the second quarter, knocking out Apple.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/4/2020
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Securing IoT as a Remote Workforce Strategy
Karen Walsh, Privacy & Compliance ExpertCommentary
Digital transformation with Internet of Things devices offers organizations a way forward in the era of COVID-19. Optimizing this approach for the future will need to start with security.
By Karen Walsh Privacy & Compliance Expert, 8/4/2020
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FBI Warns on New E-Commerce Fraud
Dark Reading Staff, News
A wave of new, fraudulent websites has popped up to take advantage of the rise in online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/3/2020
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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff, News
Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/3/2020
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3 Ways Social Distancing Can Strengthen Your Network
Dr. Mike Lloyd, CTO of RedSealCommentary
Security teams can learn a lot from the current pandemic to make modern hybrid business networks stronger and more resilient. Here's how.
By Dr. Mike Lloyd CTO of RedSeal, 7/31/2020
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Browsers to Enforce Shorter Certificate Life Spans: What Businesses Should Know
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Apple, Google, and Mozilla will shorten the life span for TLS certificates in a move poised to aid security but cause operational troubles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/30/2020
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Citizens Are Increasingly Worried About How Companies Use Their Data
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
With data privacy important to almost every American, more than two-thirds of those surveyed say they don't trust companies to ethically sell their data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/30/2020
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Black Hat Virtually: An Important Time to Come Together as a Community
Dan Lowden, CMO, White OpsCommentary
The significance of this year's event hasn't changed a whit. It's an opportunity to share what we've learned, and plan how to protect each other and the public for the remainder of the pandemic and beyond.
By Dan Lowden CMO, White Ops, 7/30/2020
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Using the Attack Cycle to Up Your Security Game
Todd Graham, Vice President, VenrockCommentary
Like the universe, the attack surface is always expanding. Here's how to keep up and even get ahead.
By Todd Graham Vice President, Venrock, 7/30/2020
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11 Security Tools to Expect at the Black Hat USA 2020 Arsenal Virtual Event
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
More than 130 security researchers and developers are ready to showcase their work.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/29/2020
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70,000+ WordPress Sites Affected by Critical Plug-in Flaw
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A vulnerability in the wpDiscuz plug-in could let attackers remotely execute code on the servers of affected websites.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/29/2020
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Dark Reading Video News Desk Returns to Black Hat
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Coming to you prerecorded from in front of carefully arranged bookcases around the world ...!
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/29/2020
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The Future's Biggest Cybercrime Threat May Already Be Here
Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the Information Security ForumCommentary
Current attacks will continue to be refined, and what may seem a weakness now could turn out to be a disaster.
By Steve Durbin Managing Director of the Information Security Forum, 7/29/2020
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Ratings for Open Source Projects Aim to Make Software More Secure
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Two companies have teamed up to rate open source projects, but can adopting repository ratings help developers make better decisions regarding open source?
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/27/2020
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Pandemic Credential Stuffing: Cybersecurity's Ultimate Inside Job
Alex Artamonov, System Engineer & Cybersecurity Specialist, Infinitely VirtualCommentary
How stolen credentials for services like Zoom and password reuse practices threaten to compromise other accounts and applications.
By Alex Artamonov System Engineer & Cybersecurity Specialist, Infinitely Virtual, 7/27/2020
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Banning TikTok Won't Solve Our Privacy Problems
Marc Rogers, Executive Director of Cybersecurity, OktaCommentary
Preventing the use of an apps based solely on its country of origin (no matter how hostile) is merely a Band-Aid that won't fully address all privacy and security concerns.
By Marc Rogers Executive Director of Cybersecurity, Okta, 7/24/2020
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Deepfakes & James Bond Research Project: Cool but Dangerous
Matt Lewis, Technical Research Director at NCC GroupCommentary
Open source software for creating deepfakes is getting better and better, to the chagrin of researchers
By Matt Lewis Technical Research Director at NCC Group, 7/23/2020
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8 Cybersecurity Themes to Expect at Black Hat USA 2020
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Here are the trends and topics that'll capture the limelight at this year's virtual event.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/23/2020
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VC Investment in Cybersecurity Dips & Shifts with COVID-19
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
While the pandemic has infected funding for cybersecurity startups, it also has emboldened some startups with innovative tools that secure the wave of at-home work.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/22/2020
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CISA Hires Security Experts to Boost COVID-19 Response
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The agency brings in expertise from the private sector to improve its technical capabilities and engagement with industry partners.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/22/2020
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CVE-2020-7822
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
DaviewIndy has a Heap-based overflow vulnerability, triggered when the user opens a malformed image file that is mishandled by Daview.exe. Attackers could exploit this and arbitrary code execution.
CVE-2020-7823
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
DaviewIndy has a Memory corruption vulnerability, triggered when the user opens a malformed image file that is mishandled by Daview.exe. Attackers could exploit this and arbitrary code execution.
CVE-2020-6012
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware before version 1.0.713 copies files for the report from a directory with low privileges. A sophisticated timed attacker can replace those files with malicious or linked content, such as exploiting CVE-2020-0896 on unpatched systems.
CVE-2019-20001
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
An issue was discovered in RICOH Streamline NX Client Tool and RICOH Streamline NX PC Client that allows attackers to escalate local privileges.
CVE-2020-15467
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
The administrative interface of Cohesive Networks vns3:vpn appliances before version 4.11.1 is vulnerable to authenticated remote code execution leading to server compromise.