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Transmit Security Announces $543M Series A Funding Round
Quick Hits  |  6/22/2021  | 
The passwordless technology provider says the funding will be used to increase its reach and expand primary business functions.
Identity Eclipses Malware Detection at RSAC Startup Competition
Commentary  |  6/22/2021  | 
All 10 finalists in the Innovation Sandbox were focused on identity, rather than security's mainstay for the last 20 years: Malware detection.
Did Companies Fail to Disclose Being Affected by SolarWinds Breach?
News  |  6/21/2021  | 
The SEC has sent out letters to some investment firms and publicly listed companies seeking information, Reuters says.
4 Habits of Highly Effective Security Operators
Commentary  |  6/18/2021  | 
These good habits can make all the difference in advancing careers for cybersecurity operators who spend their days putting out fires large and small.
Ransomware Operators' Strategies Evolve as Attacks Rise
News  |  6/16/2021  | 
Security researchers find ransomware operators rely less on email and more on criminal groups for initial access into target networks.
Biden Tells Putin Critical Infrastructure Sectors 'Off Limits' to Russian Hacking
Quick Hits  |  6/16/2021  | 
President Joe Biden said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to discuss boundaries in cyber activity.
Cars, Medicine, Electric Grids: Future Hackers Will Hit Much More Than Networks in an IT/OT Integrated World
Commentary  |  6/16/2021  | 
Intelligent systems must include the right cybersecurity protections to prevent physical threats to operational technology.
What Industrial Control System Vulnerabilities Can Teach Us About Protecting the Supply Chain
Commentary  |  6/15/2021  | 
Older technologies used in industrial and critical infrastructure leave the sector highly vulnerable to attack, but organizations can take steps to better protect themselves.
Google Workspace Adds Client-Side Encryption
Quick Hits  |  6/14/2021  | 
Users given control over encryption keys, Google says.
Name That Toon: Sight Unseen
Commentary  |  6/14/2021  | 
Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
Secure Access Trade-offs for DevSecOps Teams
Commentary  |  6/11/2021  | 
Thanks to recent advancements in access technologies, everyone can apply identity-based authentication and authorization and zero-trust principles for their computing resources.
'Fancy Lazarus' Criminal Group Launches DDoS Extortion Campaign
News  |  6/10/2021  | 
The group has re-emerged after a brief hiatus with a new email campaign threatening a DDoS attack against businesses that don't pay ransom.
RSA Spins Off Fraud & Risk Intelligence Unit
News  |  6/9/2021  | 
The new company, called Outseer, will continue to focus on payment authentication and fraud detection and analysis.
CISA Addresses Rise in Ransomware Threatening OT Assets
Quick Hits  |  6/9/2021  | 
The agency has released guidance in response to a rise of ransomware attacks affecting OT assets and control systems.
New Security Event @Hack to Take Place in Saudi Arabia
Quick Hits  |  6/9/2021  | 
The Saudi Federation of Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones (SAFCSP) and Informa Tech will launch a multi-day event in Riyadh this November.
Microsoft Patches 6 Zero-Days Under Active Attack
News  |  6/8/2021  | 
The June 2021 Patch Tuesday fixes 50 vulnerabilities, six of which are under attack and three of which were publicly known at the time of disclosure.
Microsoft CISO Shares Remote Work Obstacles & Lessons Learned
News  |  6/8/2021  | 
Bret Arsenault explains changes he implemented along the way as Microsoft's workforce went from 20% to 97% remote.
How Employees Can Keep Their 401(k)s Safe From Cybercriminals
Commentary  |  6/8/2021  | 
As retirement fund balances grow, cybercriminals are becoming more brazen in their efforts to deplete people's savings.
Cartoon Caption Winner: Road Trip
Commentary  |  6/7/2021  | 
And the winner of Dark Reading's cartoon caption contest is ...
The US Must Redefine Critical Infrastructure for the Digital Era
Commentary  |  6/7/2021  | 
The template being used to manage essential connectivity isn't just outdated, it's actively counter-productive.
SentinelOne Files S-1 for IPO
Quick Hits  |  6/4/2021  | 
The security company looks to raise up to $100 million in its IPO, its filing reveals.
FireEye Sells Products Business to Symphony Group for $1.2B
Quick Hits  |  6/2/2021  | 
The transaction will include the FireEye brand name; the business that remains will be called Mandiant Solutions.
Microsoft Buys ReFirm Labs to Drive IoT Security Efforts
News  |  6/2/2021  | 
The acquisition will bring ReFirm's firmware analysis capabilities alongside Microsoft's Azure Defender for IoT to boost device security.
Is Your Adversary James Bond or Mr. Bean?
Commentary  |  6/2/2021  | 
Especially with nation-state attacks, its critical to assess whether you're up against jet fighter strength or a bumbler who tries to pick locks.
US Seizes Attacker Domains Used in USAID Phishing Campaign
News  |  6/1/2021  | 
The move follows last week's disclosure of an ongoing attack designed to mimic emails from the US Agency for International Development.
SolarWinds Attackers Impersonate USAID in Advanced Email Campaign
News  |  5/28/2021  | 
Microsoft shares the details of a wide-scale malicious email campaign attributed to Nobelium, the group linked to the SolarWinds supply chain attack.
'Have I Been Pwned' Code Base Now Open Source
Quick Hits  |  5/27/2021  | 
Founder Troy Hunt also announces the platform will receive compromised passwords the FBI finds in its investigations.
Let's Stop Blaming Employees for Our Data Breaches
Commentary  |  5/27/2021  | 
Assuming employees want to steal trade secrets pits them against your security teams, creates stress and reduces productivity.
How Menlo Uses Isolation to Secure Mobile Devices in the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/27/2021  | 
SPONSORED: WATCH NOW -- Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets have emerged as popular targets for bad actors looking to break into to cloud-based networks, according to Poornima DeBolle, chief product officer for Menlo Security.
Prevention Is the Only Cure: The Dangers of Legacy Systems
Commentary  |  5/27/2021  | 
Prolonged exposure to poorly managed legacy IT devices proves time and time again the familiar adage: What can go wrong will go wrong.
Enterprises Applying OS Patches Faster as Endpoint Risks Grow
News  |  5/26/2021  | 
New study shows sharp increase in number of endpoint devices with sensitive data on them.
Orange: Your Leaky Security is Coming from Inside the House!
Commentary  |  5/26/2021  | 
SPONSORED: Your home WiFi router may be screaming fast, but it's also a major point of vulnerability in this work-from-home era, says Charl van der Walt, head of security research at Orange Cyberdefense. And while Zero Trust offers some relief, he offers up some how-to advice to ensure it's properly deployed.
MacOS Zero-Day Let Attackers Bypass Privacy Preferences
Quick Hits  |  5/25/2021  | 
Apple has released security patches for vulnerabilities in macOS and tvOS that reports indicate have been exploited in the wild.
Axis Fosters Work-From-Home Momentum with Zero Trust Network Access
Commentary  |  5/25/2021  | 
SPONSORED: Watch now -- VPN and VDI, while still useful, lack the hardened security required to keep users secure. That's created an opening for Zero Trust network access.
Your Network's Smallest Cracks Are Now Its Biggest Threats
Commentary  |  5/25/2021  | 
Bad actors have flipped the script by concentrating more on low-risk threats. Here's how to address the threat and the tactics.
Businesses Boost Security Budgets. Where Will the Money Go?
News  |  5/25/2021  | 
Most organizations plan to spend more on security, leaders say in a report that explores their toughest challenges, post-breach costs, and spending priorities.
Work from Home Modifies the Endpoint Security Equation, Cisco Says
Commentary  |  5/24/2021  | 
SPONSORED CONTENT: As customers get to grips with this new WFH reality, they'll need to simplify their implementations and make more use of automation, says Cisco Secure's Al Huger.
FBI Issues Conti Ransomware Alert as Attacks Target Healthcare
Quick Hits  |  5/21/2021  | 
Officials have identified at least 16 Conti ransomware attacks targeting US healthcare and first responder networks.
100M Users' Data Exposed via Third-Party Cloud Misconfigurations
Quick Hits  |  5/20/2021  | 
Researchers who examined 23 Android apps report developers potentially exposed the data of more than 100 million people.
Security Providers Describe New Solutions (& Growing Threats) at RSAC
Commentary  |  5/20/2021  | 
SPONSORED CONTENT: Watch now -- Leading security companies meet Dark Reading in the RSA Conference Broadcast Alley to talk about tackling insider threat, SOC complexity, cyber resilience, mobile security, attacker evasion, supply chain threats, ransomware, and more.
Cost Savings, Better Security Drive Adoption of Emerging Technologies
News  |  5/20/2021  | 
However, senior technology managers express concerns about whether their current infrastructure can properly safeguard them.
Cobalt Strike Becomes a Preferred Hacking Tool by Cybercrime, APT Groups
News  |  5/19/2021  | 
Incident response cases and research show how the red-team tool has become a become a go-to for attackers.
Google Chrome Makes It Easier to Update Compromised Passwords
Quick Hits  |  5/19/2021  | 
A new capability will use Google's Duplex technology to alert people when their passwords are compromised and help change them.
How Attackers Weigh the Pros and Cons of BEC Techniques
News  |  5/18/2021  | 
Security researchers discuss attackers' evolving methodologies in business email compromise and phishing campaigns.
Why Anti-Phishing Training Isn't Enough
Commentary  |  5/18/2021  | 
Not only is relying on employees' awareness insufficient to prevent sophisticated social engineering attacks, some training methods can create other problems.
How to Mitigate Against Domain Credential Theft
Commentary  |  5/18/2021  | 
Attackers routinely reuse stolen domain credentials. Here are some ways to thwart their access.
Cisco Plans to Create 'Premium' SecureX Offering With Kenna Security Features
News  |  5/18/2021  | 
Executives from Cisco share insights on the networking giant's ambitious security strategy.
DarkSide Ransomware Variant Targets Disk Partitions
Quick Hits  |  5/17/2021  | 
A newly discovered DarkSide ransomware variant can detect and compromise partitioned hard drives, researchers report.
47% of Criminals Buying Exploits Target Microsoft Products
News  |  5/17/2021  | 
Researchers examine English- and Russian-language underground exploits to track how exploits are advertised and sold.
Name That Toon: Road Trip
Commentary  |  5/17/2021  | 
Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
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CVE-2021-34390
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
Trusty TLK contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA TLK kernel function where a lack of checks allows the exploitation of an integer overflow on the size parameter of the tz_map_shared_mem function.
CVE-2021-34391
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
Trusty TLK contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA TLK kernel�s tz_handle_trusted_app_smc function where a lack of integer overflow checks on the req_off and param_ofs variables leads to memory corruption of critical kernel structures.
CVE-2021-34392
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
Trusty TLK contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA TLK kernel where an integer overflow in the tz_map_shared_mem function can bypass boundary checks, which might lead to denial of service.
CVE-2021-34393
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
Trusty contains a vulnerability in TSEC TA which deserializes the incoming messages even though the TSEC TA does not expose any command. This vulnerability might allow an attacker to exploit the deserializer to impact code execution, causing information disclosure.
CVE-2021-34394
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-22
Trusty contains a vulnerability in all TAs whose deserializer does not reject messages with multiple occurrences of the same parameter. The deserialization of untrusted data might allow an attacker to exploit the deserializer to impact code execution.