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Bank of America Security Incident Affects PPP Applicants
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The incident occurred when Paycheck Protection Program applications were uploaded to a test platform and accidentally shared.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/29/2020
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Cisco Announces Patches to SaltStack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The patches came after Cisco was notified by the Salt Open Core team that the vulnerabilities and updates were available.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/29/2020
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All Links Are Safe ... Right?
Beyond the Edge, Dark Reading
Today is a perfect day for a security breach.
By Beyond the Edge Dark Reading, 5/29/2020
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A Rogues' Gallery of MacOS Malware
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
MacOS isn't immune from malware. Being prepared means understanding the nature of the worst threats a security team is likely to see attacking Macs in the enterprise.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/28/2020
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GitHub Supply Chain Attack Uses Octopus Scanner Malware
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Octopus Scanner is a new malware used to compromise 26 open source projects in a massive GitHub supply chain attack.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/28/2020
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NSA Warns Russia's 'Sandworm' Group Is Targeting Email Servers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Russian military group has been exploiting a flaw in the Exim mail transfer agent since last August, the NSA reports.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/28/2020
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3 SMB Cybersecurity Myths Debunked
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11Commentary
Small and midsize businesses are better at cyber resilience than you might think.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & COO of Link11, 5/28/2020
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Vulnerability Disclosures Drop in Q1 for First Time in a Decade
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Even with more security issues published on Patch Tuesdays, the total number of software flaws dropped for the first three months of 2020, according to one tally.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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Google, Microsoft Brands Impersonated the Most in Form-Based Attacks
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Attackers are preying on users' inclination to click on familiar-looking websites, but instead trick them into sharing usernames and passwords.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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Data Loss Spikes Under COVID-19 Lockdowns
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing WriterNews
Two new reports suggest a massive gap between how organizations have prepared their cybersecurity defenses and the reality of their efficacy.
By Seth Rosenblatt Contributing Writer, 5/28/2020
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How Elite Protectors Operationalize Security Protection
Maurice Uenuma & A.T. Smith, Vice President, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire / Independent Cybersecurity ConsultantCommentary
There is no silver bullet for cybersecurity. It takes the right people, with the right mindset, applying the right elements of good security from the data center to the SOC.
By By Maurice Uenuma, VP, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire, former Special Ops Marine, and A.T. Smith, Former Deputy Director of the U.S. Secret Service , 5/28/2020
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Security 101: SQL Injection
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
A carefully crafted attack can convince a database to reveal all its secrets. Understanding the basics of what the attack looks like and how to protect against it can go a long way toward limiting the threat.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/27/2020
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HackerOne Bounties Hit $100M Milestone
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The bug-hunting platform has now paid more than $100 million in bounties since October 2013.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/27/2020
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Standing Privilege: The Attacker's Advantage
Tim Keeler, Founder and CEO, RemediantCommentary
The credential is a commodity and will continue to be breached. As a result, focus and spending must shift toward the access that the credentials provide.
By Tim Keeler Founder and CEO, Remediant, 5/27/2020
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Microsoft Shares PonyFinal Threat Data, Warns of Delivery Tactics
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
PonyFinal is deployed in human-operated ransomware attacks, in which adversaries tailor their techniques based on knowledge of a target system.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/27/2020
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What the World's Elite Protectors Teach Us about Cybersecurity
Maurice Uenuma & A.T. Smith, Vice President, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire / Independent Cybersecurity ConsultantCommentary
How to protect anyone and anything, from the perspective of a career Secret Service agent and former special operations marine.
By Maurice Uenuma & A.T. Smith Vice President, Federal & Enterprise, Tripwire / Independent Cybersecurity Consultant, 5/27/2020
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6 Steps Consumers Should Take Following a Hack
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
Without the luxury of an IT security team to help them after a breach or credit card compromise, consumers will want to keep these tips in mind.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/27/2020
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StrandHogg 2.0 Emerges as 'Evil Twin' to Android Threat
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The vulnerability, which exists in almost every version of Android, is both more dangerous and harder to detect than its predecessor.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/26/2020
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Americans Care About Security But Don't Follow Through
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Most Americans say they're very concerned about online security but still behave in insecure ways, according to a new survey.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/26/2020
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Turla Backdoor Adds Gmail Web Interface for Command-and-Control
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The latest version of ComRAT is another sign of the threat actor's continued focus on targets in the government, military, and other sectors.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/26/2020
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CVE-2020-11844
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-29
There is an Incorrect Authorization vulnerability in Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMA) product affecting version 2018.05 to 2020.02. The vulnerability could be exploited to provide unauthorized access to the Container Deployment Foundation.
CVE-2020-6937
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-29
A Denial of Service vulnerability in MuleSoft Mule CE/EE 3.8.x, 3.9.x, and 4.x released before April 7, 2020, could allow remote attackers to submit data which can lead to resource exhaustion.
CVE-2020-7648
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-29
All versions of snyk-broker before 4.72.2 are vulnerable to Arbitrary File Read. It allows arbitrary file reads for users who have access to Snyk's internal network by appending the URL with a fragment identifier and a whitelisted path e.g. `#package.json`
CVE-2020-7650
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-29
All versions of snyk-broker after 4.72.0 including and before 4.73.1 are vulnerable to Arbitrary File Read. It allows arbitrary file reads to users with access to Snyk's internal network of any files ending in the following extensions: yaml, yml or json.
CVE-2020-7654
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-29
All versions of snyk-broker before 4.73.1 are vulnerable to Information Exposure. It logs private keys if logging level is set to DEBUG.