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March 26-29, 2019
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August 3-8, 2019
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December 2-5, 2019
London UK
Event Updates
Black Hat Europe Brings A Bevy of IoT Security Insights
Black Hat Staff,
Attend this London event next month for the latest on how security researchers are finding (and solving) security vulnerabilities in all of your favorite Internet-connected devices.
By Black Hat Staff , 11/15/2019
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Learn the Latest Exploit Techniques at Black Hat Europe
Black Hat Staff,
Master new exploit techniques for Microsoft RDP, Java remote protocols at Black Hat Europe in London next month.
By Black Hat Staff , 11/11/2019
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Black Hat Europe Brings Enterprise-Grade Cybersecurity Insights to London
Black Hat Staff,
Dont miss all the promising enterprise security Briefings at Black Hat Europe in London this December.
By Black Hat Staff , 10/30/2019
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What's in a Botnet? Researchers Spy on Geost Operators
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The investigation of a major Android banking botnet yields insights about how cybercriminals structure and run an illicit business.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/4/2019
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Black Hat Europe Q&A: Understanding the Ethics of Cybersecurity Journalism
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Investigative journalist Geoff White chats about why now is the right time for his Black Hat Europe Briefing on hackers, journalists, and the ethical ramifications of cybersecurity journalism.
By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 12/4/2019
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When Rogue Insiders Go to the Dark Web
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Employees gone bad sell stolen company information, sometimes openly touting their companies, researchers say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/3/2019
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Siemens Offers Workarounds for Newly Found PLC Vulnerability
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An undocumented hardware-based special access feature recently found by researchers in Siemens' S7-1200 can be used by attackers to gain control of the industrial devices.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/3/2019
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New Free Emulator Challenges Apple's Control of iOS
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
An open-source tool gives researchers and jailbreakers a free option for researching vulnerabilities in the operating system and gives Apple a new headache.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/27/2019
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Researchers Explore How Mental Health Is Tracked Online
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
An analysis of popular mental health-related websites revealed a vast number of trackers, many of which are used for targeted advertising.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/22/2019
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Black Hat Europe Q&A: Unveiling the Underground World of Anti-Cheats
Black Hat Staff,  News
Security consultant Joel Noguera describes how he got involved in testing anti-cheat software security, and what to expect from his upcoming Black Hat Europe talk.
By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 11/22/2019
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Black Hat Europe Q&A: Exposing the Weaknesses in Contactless Payments
Black Hat Staff,  News
Researchers Leigh-Anne Galloway and Tim Yunusov chat about their work testing Visas contactless payments security system vulnerabilities.
By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 11/20/2019
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Windows Hello for Business Opens Door to New Attack Vectors
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers exploring Windows Hello for Business found an Active Directory backdoor and other attack vectors that could lead to privilege escalation.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/18/2019
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Researchers Find New Approach to Attacking Cloud Infrastructure
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cloud APIs' accessibility over the Internet opens a new window for adversaries to gain highly privileged access to cloud assets.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/11/2019
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Black Hat Q&A: Hacking a '90s Sports Car
Black Hat Staff,  News
Security researcher Stanislas Lejay offers a preview of his upcoming Black Hat Europe talk on automotive engine computer management and hardware reverse engineering.
By By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 11/7/2019
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Siemens PLC Feature Can Be Exploited for Evil - and for Good
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A hidden feature in some newer models of the vendor's programmable logic controllers leaves the devices open to attack. Siemens says it plans to fix it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/5/2019
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Security Pros and 'Black Hats' Agree on Most Tempting Targets
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Malicious actors look for accounts that are springboards to other systems, according to nearly 300 attendees of Black Hat USA.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/5/2019
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Splunk Buys SignalFx for $1.05 Billion
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deal will yield 'one platform that can monitor the entire enterprise application lifecycle,' Splunk CEO says.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2019
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Project Zero Turns 5: How Google's Zero-Day Hunt Has Grown
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
At Black Hat USA, Project Zero's team lead shared details of projects it has accomplished and its influence on the security community.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/16/2019
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5 Things to Know About Cyber Insurance
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
More businesses are recognizing the need for cyber insurance as part of an overall security strategy. Here are some key points to consider when evaluating, purchasing, and relying on a policy.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 8/15/2019
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Researchers Show How SQLite Can Be Modified to Attack Apps
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
New technique involves query hijacking to trigger a wide range of memory safety issues within the widely used database engine, Check Point says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/12/2019
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Significant Vulnerabilities Found in 6 Common Printer Brands
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
In a half-year project, two researchers tested six of the top enterprise printer brands and found vulnerabilities in every device, some of which allow remote execution.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/9/2019
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How Behavioral Data Shaped a Security Training Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new program leveraged behavioral data of employees to determine when they excelled at security and where they needed improvement.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/8/2019
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Equifax CISO: 'Trust Starts and Ends with You'
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Organizational culture is key to good enterprise security posture, Jamil Farshchi told Black Hat attendees.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/8/2019
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