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Majority of Web Apps in 11 Industries Are Vulnerable All the Time
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Serious vulnerabilities exist every day in certain industries, including utilities, public administration, and professional services, according to testing data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/22/2021
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Software-Container Supply Chain Sees Spike in Attacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Attackers target companies' container supply chain, driving a sixfold increase in a year, aiming to steal processing time for cryptomining and compromise cloud infrastructure.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/21/2021
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Data Leaked in Fertility Clinic Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Reproductive Biology Associates says the data of 38,000 patients may have been compromised in the April cyberattack.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/21/2021
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4 Habits of Highly Effective Security Operators
Ricardo Villadiego, Founder and CEO of LumuCommentary
These good habits can make all the difference in advancing careers for cybersecurity operators who spend their days putting out fires large and small.
By Ricardo Villadiego Founder and CEO of Lumu, 6/18/2021
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Cyberattacks Are Tailored to Employees ... Why Isn't Security Training?
Tim Sadler, CEO and co-founder of TessianCommentary
Consider four factors and behaviors that impact a particular employee's risk, and how security training should take them into account.
By Tim Sadler CEO and co-founder of Tessian, 6/17/2021
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Mission Critical: What Really Matters in a Cybersecurity Incident
Beth Burgin Waller, Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLCCommentary
The things you do before and during a cybersecurity incident can make or break the success of your response.
By Beth Burgin Waller Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLC, 6/17/2021
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Security Flaw Discovered In Peloton Equipment
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The vulnerability could give attackers remote root access to the bike's tablet, researchers report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/16/2021
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Andariel Group Targets South Korean Entities in New Campaign
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Andariel, designated as a sub-group of the Lazarus Group APT, has historically targeted South Korean organzations.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/15/2021
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How Does the Government Buy Its Cybersecurity?
Josh Ladick, President of GSA Focus, Inc.Commentary
The federal government is emphasizing cybersecurity regulation, education, and defense strategies this year.
By Josh Ladick President of GSA Focus, Inc., 6/15/2021
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Know Thy Enemy: Fighting Half-Blind Against Ransomware Won't Work
Michael Daniel, President & CEO, Cyber Threat AllianceCommentary
We lack reliable, representative, actionable data about ransomware's actual scope, scale, and impact. The Ransom Incident Response Network could change that.
By Michael Daniel President & CEO, Cyber Threat Alliance, 6/14/2021
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Many Mobile Apps Intentionally Using Insecure Connections for Sending Data
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
A new analysis of iOS and Android apps released to Apple's and Google's app stores over the past five years found many to be deliberately breaking HTTPS protections.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/11/2021
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Secure Access Trade-offs for DevSecOps Teams
Ev Kontsevoy, CEO of TeleportCommentary
Thanks to recent advancements in access technologies, everyone can apply identity-based authentication and authorization and zero-trust principles for their computing resources.
By Ev Kontsevoy CEO of Teleport, 6/11/2021
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NY & Mass. Transportation Providers Targeted in Recent Attacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Steamship Authority of Massachusetts were both victims of cyberattacks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/3/2021
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The True Cost of a Ransomware Attack
Tyler Hudak, Practice Lead, Incident Response, at TrustedSecCommentary
Companies need to prepare for the costs of an attack now, before they get attacked. Here's a checklist to help.
By Tyler Hudak Practice Lead, Incident Response, at TrustedSec, 6/3/2021
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The Colonial Pipeline Attack Is Your Boardroom Wake-Up Call
Dan Verton, Director, ThreatConnectCommentary
Why business leaders must adopt a risk-led approach to cybersecurity.
By Dan Verton Director, ThreatConnect, 6/3/2021
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Critical Zero-Day Discovered in Fancy Product Designer WordPress Plug-in
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The plug-in under active attack has been installed on more than 17,000 websites, say researchers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/2/2021
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Chaos for the Sake of Chaos? Yes, Nation-States Are That Cynical
Adam Darrah, Director of Intelligence, VigilanteCommentary
Many nation-state-backed attacks are intended to destabilize the US government, not steal from it.
By Adam Darrah Director of Intelligence, Vigilante, 6/2/2021
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Processor Morphs Its Architecture to Make Hacking Really Hard
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Researchers create a processor that uses encryption to modify its memory architecture during runtime, making it very difficult for hackers to exploit memory-based vulnerabilities.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/2/2021
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Meat Producer JBS USA Hit By Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The company says recovery from the attack may delay transactions with customers and suppliers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/1/2021
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CISO Confidence Is Rising, but Issues Remain
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11Commentary
New research reveals how global CISOs dealt with COVID-19 and their plans for 20222023.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & COO of Link11, 6/1/2021
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CVE-2021-22382
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
Huawei LTE USB Dongle products have an improper permission assignment vulnerability. An attacker can locally access and log in to a PC to induce a user to install a specially crafted application. After successfully exploiting this vulnerability, the attacker can perform unauthenticated operations. A...
CVE-2021-22383
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
There is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in eCNS280_TD V100R005C10 and eSE620X vESS V100R001C10SPC200, V100R001C20SPC200, V200R001C00SPC300. The vulnerability is due to a message-handling function that contains an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by se...
CVE-2021-22342
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
There is an information leak vulnerability in Huawei products. A module does not deal with specific input sufficiently. High privilege attackers can exploit this vulnerability by performing some operations. This can lead to information leak. Affected product versions include: IPS Module versions V50...
CVE-2021-22363
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
There is a resource management error vulnerability in eCNS280_TD V100R005C10SPC650. An attacker needs to perform specific operations to exploit the vulnerability on the affected device. Due to improper resource management of the function, the vulnerability can be exploited to cause service abnormal ...
CVE-2021-22377
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
There is a command injection vulnerability in S12700 V200R019C00SPC500, S2700 V200R019C00SPC500, S5700 V200R019C00SPC500, S6700 V200R019C00SPC500 and S7700 V200R019C00SPC500. A module does not verify specific input sufficiently. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious parameter...