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3 Pillars of Cyberthreat Intelligence
Martin Dion, VP EMEA Services, Kudelski SecurityCommentary
Strong enterprise cybersecurity programs must be a built on a framework that incorporates strategic, operational, and tactical leadership and goals.
By Martin Dion VP EMEA Services, Kudelski Security, 11/22/2017
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Samsung Pay Leaks Mobile Device Information
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researcher at Black Hat Europe will show how Samsung Pay's security falls short and ways attackers could potentially bypass it.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/22/2017
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Iranian Nation-State Hacker Indicted for HBO Hack, Extortion
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
'Winter is coming,' DoJ official says of overseas hackers such as the alleged HBO hacker who steal intellectual property from the US.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/21/2017
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Let's Take a Page from the Credit Card Industry's Playbook
Ryan Stolte, co-founder and CTO at Bay DynamicsCommentary
Internal security departments would do well to follow the processes of major credit cards.
By Ryan Stolte co-founder and CTO at Bay Dynamics, 11/21/2017
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Researcher Finds Hole in Windows ASLR Security Defense
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A security expert found a way to work around Microsoft's Address Space Randomization Layer, which protects the OS from memory-based attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/20/2017
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DDoS Attack Attempts Doubled in 6 Months
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Organizations face an average of eight attempts a day, up from an average of four per day at the beginning of this year.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/20/2017
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3 Ways to Retain Security Operations Staff
Oliver Rochford, Vice President of Security Evangelism at DFLabsCommentary
Finding skilled security analysts is hard enough. Once you do, you'll need to fight to keep them working for you. These tips can help.
By Oliver Rochford Vice President of Security Evangelism at DFLabs, 11/20/2017
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Mobile Malware Incidents Hit 100% of Businesses
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Attempted malware infections against BYOD and corporate mobile devices are expected to continue to grow, new data shows.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/17/2017
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IBM, Nonprofits Team Up in New Free DNS Service
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Quad9 blocks malicious sites used in phishing, other nefarious activity.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/17/2017
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Terdot Banking Trojan Spies on Email, Social Media
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Terdot Banking Trojan, inspired by Zeus, can eavesdrop and modify traffic on social media and email in addition to snatching data.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/16/2017
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121 Pieces of Malware Flagged on NSA Employee's Home Computer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Kaspersky Lab's internal investigation found a backdoor Trojan and other malware on the personal computer of the NSA employee who took home agency hacking tools.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/16/2017
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Optiv Acquires Decision Lab to Expand Big Data Services
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deal enhances Optiv's big data, automation, and orchestration efforts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/16/2017
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Forget APTs: Let's Talk about Advanced Persistent Infrastructure
Curtis Jordan, Lead Security Engineer, TruSTARCommentary
Understanding how bad guys reuse infrastructure will show you the areas of your network to target when investigating new threats and reiteration of old malware.
By Curtis Jordan Lead Security Engineer, TruSTAR, 11/16/2017
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Death of the Tier 1 SOC Analyst
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Say goodbye to the entry-level security operations center (SOC) analyst as we know it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/16/2017
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Stealthy Android Malware Found in Google Play
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Eight apps found infected with a new Trojan family that ups the ante in obfuscation with four payload stages.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/15/2017
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NSA Veterans Land $1.5 Million in Funding for Startup
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
ReFirm Labs' launches Centrifuge Platform, which aims to automatically detect security vulnerabilities in IoT firmware.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/15/2017
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Insider Threats: Red Flags and Best Practices
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
Security pros list red flags indicating an insider attack and best practices to protect against accidental and malicious exposure.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/15/2017
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Deception Technology: Prevention Reimagined
Ofer Israeli, CEO & Founder, Illusive NetworksCommentary
How state-of-the-art tools make it practical and cost-effective to identify and engage attackers in early lateral movement stages to prevent them from reaching critical systems and data.
By Ofer Israeli CEO & Founder, Illusive Networks, 11/15/2017
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2017 Has Broken the Record for Security Vulnerabilities
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Some 40% of disclosed vulns as of Q3 are rated as severe, new Risk Based Security data shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/14/2017
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Enterprise Physical Security Drives IoT Adoption
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The vast majority of respondents to a new survey are deploying IoT technologies for building safety in the form of security cameras.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 11/14/2017
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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.