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Breaking the Endless Cycle of "Perfect" Cybercrimes
Jack Danahy, Senior Vice President, Security, Alert LogicCommentary
A two-step strategy for creating an attack environment that is more complex, less profitable, and more likely to expose the attacker.
By Jack Danahy Senior Vice President, Security, Alert Logic, 6/26/2019
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FIDO Alliance to Tackle Identity Verification and IoT Authentication
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Standards group forms two new working groups to develop new open specifications.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 6/26/2019
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Could Foster Kids Help Solve the Security Skills Shortage?
Neal O'Farrell, Founder, Foster WarriorsCommentary
Foster Warriors is a new nonprofit initiative focused on helping foster kids find a place in the world, and especially in the world of security. Join us!
By Neal O'Farrell Founder, Foster Warriors, 6/26/2019
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Email Threats Continue to Grow as Attackers Evolve, Innovate
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Threat actors increasingly using malicious URLs, HTTPS domains, file-sharing sites in email attacks, FireEye says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/25/2019
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AWS CISO Talks Risk Reduction, Development, Recruitment
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Steve Schmidt says limiting access to data has dramatically changed the security posture across Amazon Web Services.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/25/2019
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Global Cyberattack Campaign Hit Mobile Carrier Networks
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A nation-state group possibly out of China has attacked cell carrier networks in search of data on high-value individuals.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/25/2019
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Microsoft Adds New Secure Storage Area to OneDrive
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
PersonalVault locks down files with MFA and encryption.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/25/2019
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AWS Makes Control Tower & Security Hub Generally Available
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Security Hub aims to manage security across an AWS environment; Control Tower handles security and compliance for multi-account environments.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/25/2019
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How to Avoid Becoming the Next Riviera Beach
Todd Weller, Chief Strategy Officer at Bandura CyberCommentary
Be prepared by following these five steps so you don't have to pay a ransom to get your data back.
By Todd Weller Chief Strategy Officer at Bandura Cyber, 6/25/2019
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Companies on Watch After US, Iran Claim Cyberattacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
With the cyber conflict between the United States and Iran ramping up, companies traditionally targeted by the countries such as those in the oil and gas and financial industries need to bolster their security efforts, experts say.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/25/2019
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The Rise of Silence and the Fall of Coinhive
Derek Manky, Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances at Fortinet--Office of CISOCommentary
Cryptomining will exist as long as it remains profitable. One of the most effective ways to disrupt that activity is to make it too expensive to run cryptomining malware in your network.
By Derek Manky Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances at Fortinet--Office of CISO, 6/25/2019
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A Socio-Technical Approach to Cybersecurity's Problems
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers explore how modern security problems can be solved with an examination of society, technology, and security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/24/2019
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DDoS-for-Hire Services Doubled in Q1
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Impact of FBI's takedown of 15 'booter' domains last December appears to have been temporary.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/24/2019
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Health Insurer Reports Data Breach That Began 9 Years Ago
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Dominion National first spotted something awry in April 2019.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/24/2019
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Raspberry Pi Used in JPL Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
NASA report shows exfiltration totaling more than 100 GB of information since 2009.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/24/2019
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Never Trust, Always Verify: Demystifying Zero Trust to Secure Your Networks
John Kindervag, Field CTO at Palo Alto NetworksCommentary
The point of Zero Trust is not to make networks, clouds, or endpoints more trusted; it's to eliminate the concept of trust from digital systems altogether.
By John Kindervag Field CTO at Palo Alto Networks, 6/24/2019
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Cyber-Risks Hiding Inside Mobile App Stores
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
As the number of blacklisted apps on Google Play continues to drop, attackers find new ways to compromise smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/21/2019
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Four CVEs Describe SACKs of Linux and FreeBSD Vulnerabilities
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Four new CVEs present issues that have a potential DoS impact on almost every Linux user.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/21/2019
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Pledges to Not Pay Ransomware Hit Reality
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
While risk analysts and security experts continue to urge companies to secure systems against ransomware, they are now also advising that firms be ready to pay.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/21/2019
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Startup Raises $13.7M to Stop Breaches with Behavioral Analytics
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
TrueFort plans to use the funding to expand sales, marketing, R&D, customer support, and go-to-market initiatives.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/21/2019
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CVE-2019-10164
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-26
PostgreSQL versions 10.x before 10.9 and versions 11.x before 11.4 are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. Any authenticated user can overflow a stack-based buffer by changing the user's own password to a purpose-crafted value. This often suffices to execute arbitrary code as the PostgreSQL...
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PUBLISHED: 2019-06-26
The issue searching component in Jira before version 8.1.0 allows remote attackers to deny access to Jira service via denial of service vulnerability in issue search when ordering by "Epic Name".
CVE-2019-4234
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-26
IBM PureApplication System 2.2.3.0 through 2.2.5.3 weakness in the implementation of locking feature in pattern editor. An attacker by intercepting the subsequent requests can bypass business logic to modify the pattern to unlocked state. IBM X-Force ID: 159416.
CVE-2019-4235
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-26
IBM PureApplication System 2.2.3.0 through 2.2.5.3 does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts. IBM X-Force ID: 159417.
CVE-2019-4241
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-26
IBM PureApplication System 2.2.3.0 through 2.2.5.3 could allow an authenticated user with local access to bypass authentication and obtain administrative access. IBM X-Force ID: 159467.
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