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Cyber Theft, Humint Helped China Cut Corners on Passenger Jet
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Beijing likely saved a lot of time and billions of dollars by copying components for its C919 plane from others, a new report from CrowdStrike says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 10/14/2019
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Pitney Bowes Hit by Ransomware
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The attack does not appear to have endangered customer data, but it has had an impact on orders for supplies and postage refills.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/14/2019
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The Connected Cybercrime Ecosystem & the Impact of the Capital One Breach
Kevin Gosschalk, CEO of Arkose LabsCommentary
A company's security battle is not between that company and a specific fraudster; rather, it's between the company and connected cybercriminal ecosystem.
By Kevin Gosschalk CEO of Arkose Labs, 10/14/2019
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Click2Mail Suffers Data Breach
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Mail provider discovered customer data being used in spam messages.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/11/2019
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FBI: Phishing Can Defeat Two-Factor Authentication
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A recent Privacy Industry Notification points to two new hacker tools that can turn a victim's browser into a credential-stealing zombie.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/11/2019
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Close the Gap Between Cyber-Risk and Business Risk
Brian Contos, CISO & VP of Techology Innovation at VerodinCommentary
Four steps outlining how security teams can better understand their company's cyber-risk and demonstrate to company leadership what's being done to mitigate the resulting business risk.
By By Brian Contos, CISO, Verodin , 10/11/2019
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iTunes Zero-Day Exploited to Deliver BitPaymer
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The ransomware operators targeted an "unquoted path" vulnerability in iTunes for Windows to evade detection and install BitPaymer.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/10/2019
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Imperva Details Response to Customer Database Exposure
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The cloud security's CEO and CTO lay out the timeline of events and the steps customers should take to protect their accounts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/10/2019
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Attackers Hide Behind Trusted Domains, HTTPS
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
One in four malicious URLs employed a legitimate domain, making it more difficult for potential victims to spot possible dangers, a mid-year report finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/10/2019
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Magecart Attack on Volusion Highlights Supply Chain Dangers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Attackers compromised Volusion's Google Cloud environment to load malicious skimmer code onto more than 6,500 customer sites.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/10/2019
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How the Software-Defined Perimeter Is Redefining Access Control
Gilad Steinberg, Founder & CTO at Odo SecurityCommentary
In a world where traditional network boundaries no longer exist, VPNs are showing their age.
By Gilad Steinberg Founder & CTO at Odo Security, 10/9/2019
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Utilities' Operational Networks Continue to Be Vulnerable
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
More than half of utilities have suffered an outage or data loss in the last 12 months, but only a minority of organizations seem ready for an attack that could affect operations, a survey finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/8/2019
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NSA Issues Advisory on VPN Vulnerability Trio
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Vulnerabilities with Pulse Secure, Fortinet, and Palo Alto Networks VPNs are called out in the advisory.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/8/2019
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For Cybersecurity to Be Proactive, Terrains Must Be Mapped
Craig Harber, Chief Technology Officer at Fidelis CybersecurityCommentary
As in any battle, understanding and exploiting the terrain often dictates the outcome.
By Craig Harber Chief Technology Officer at Fidelis Cybersecurity, 10/8/2019
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Business Email Compromise Attacks Spike 269%
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new Mimecast report finds a significant uptick in BEC attacks, malware attachments, and spam landing in target inboxes.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/8/2019
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Beyond the Horde: The Uptick in Targeted Attacks (And How to Fight Back)
Ilan Abadi, VP and Global CISO, Teva Pharmaceutical IndustriesCommentary
We're seeing a dramatic rise in targeted attacks, but following these guidelines can help your enterprise stay safe.
By Ilan Abadi VP and Global CISO, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, 10/8/2019
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Iranian Cyberattack on US Presidential Campaign Could Be a Sign of Things to Come
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Political parties and election systems will be heavily targeted in the months leading up to the 2020 general elections, some security experts say.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 10/8/2019
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Drupalgeddon2 Vulnerability Still Endangering CMSes
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new wave of attacks has been discovered on Drupal-based content management systems that weren't patched for the older flaw.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/7/2019
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Magecart Skimmers Spotted on 2M Websites
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researchers say supply chain attacks are responsible for the most significant spikes in Magecart detections.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/7/2019
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Iran Caught Targeting US Presidential Campaign Accounts
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Microsoft detected the so-called Phosphorus nation-state gang attacking 241 user accounts associated with a US presidential campaign, current and former US government officials, journalists, others.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/4/2019
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CVE-2019-17593
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-14
JIZHICMS 1.5.1 allows admin.php/Admin/adminadd.html CSRF to add an administrator.
CVE-2019-17594
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-14
There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the _nc_find_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c in the terminfo library in ncurses before 6.1-20191012.
CVE-2019-17595
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-14
There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the fmt_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c in the terminfo library in ncurses before 6.1-20191012.
CVE-2019-14823
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-14
A flaw was found in the "Leaf and Chain" OCSP policy implementation in JSS' CryptoManager versions after 4.4.6, 4.5.3, 4.6.0, where it implicitly trusted the root certificate of a certificate chain. Applications using this policy may not properly verify the chain and could be vulnerable to...
CVE-2019-17592
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-14
The csv-parse module before 4.4.6 for Node.js is vulnerable to Regular Expression Denial of Service. The __isInt() function contains a malformed regular expression that processes large crafted input very slowly. This is triggered when using the cast option.