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May 4-7, 2021
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August 5 - July 31, 2021
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November 8-11, 2021
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Level Up Your Kubernetes Security Skills at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Gain access to a broad spectrum of in-depth cybersecurity Briefings and Trainings.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/16/2020
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Stay on the Cutting Edge of Mobile Security
Black Hat Staff,
Here are some of the mobile-focused Briefings, Trainings, and Arsenal tools that will be explored at Black Hat USA.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/15/2020
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Get Cutting-Edge Healthcare Cybersecurity Insights at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Bad actors are on the lookout for ways to attack healthcare organizations, so it's important for cybersecurity pros to stay informed about the latest trends and threats in the industry.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/14/2020
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Unemployment Fraud: As If Being Out of Work Wasn't Bad Enough
Joshua Goldfarb, Director of Product Management at F5
With the pandemic as a backdrop, cybercriminals have recognized an unprecedented opportunity to steer billions of dollars in unemployment claims into the own accounts.
By Joshua Goldfarb Director of Product Management at F5, 2/11/2021
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Cartoon Caption Winner: Insider Threat
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
And the winner of Dark Reading's January cartoon caption contest is ...
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 2/8/2021
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DoJ's Microsoft 365 Email Accounts Compromised in SolarWinds Attacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Three percent of email accounts were breached, the Department of Justice reports.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/6/2021
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'Fingerprint-Jacking' Attack Technique Manipulates Android UI
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers explore fingerprint-jacking, a user interface-based attack that targets fingerprints scanned into Android apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/10/2020
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Black Hat Europe: Dark Reading Video News Desk Coverage
Dark Reading Staff, News
Coming to you from virtual backgrounds and beautifully curated bookcases around the world, Dark Reading brings you video interviews with the leading researchers speaking at this week's Black Hat Europe.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/10/2020
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Researcher Developed New Kernel-Level Exploits for Old Vulns in Windows
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Problem has to do with a print driver component found in all versions of Windows going back to Windows 7, security researcher from Singular Security Lab says at Black Hat Europe 2020.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 12/9/2020
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Security Incidents Are 'Tip of the Iceberg,' Says UK Security Official
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Pete Cooper, deputy director of cyber defense for the UK Cabinet Office, emphasized the importance of security fundamentals, collaboration, and diversity in his Black Hat Europe keynote talk.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/9/2020
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Researchers Bypass Next-Generation Endpoint Protection
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Machine learning-based products can be tricked to classify malware as a legitimate file, new findings show.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/3/2020
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Inside North Korea's Rapid Evolution to Cyber Superpower
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers examine North Korea's rapid evolution from destructive campaigns to complex and efficient cyber operations.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/1/2020
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Do You Know Who's Lurking in Your Cloud Environment?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A security researcher explains the dangers of poor visibility in the cloud and a new strategy to evaluate IAM exposure in Google Cloud Platform.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/25/2020
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Alexa, Disarm the Victim's Home Security System
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researchers who last year hacked popular voice assistants with laser pointers take their work to the next level.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/24/2020
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Ransomware Grows Easier to Spread, Harder to Block
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers illustrate the evolution toward more complete and effective ransomware attacks designed to cripple target organizations.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/23/2020
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Evidence-Based Trust Gets Black Hat Europe Spotlight
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
An FPGA-based system could change the balance of power between hardware attackers and defenders within IT security.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/23/2020
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7 Cool Cyberattack and Audit Tools to be Highlighted at Black Hat Europe
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Platforms, open source tools, and other toolkits for penetration testers and other security practitioners will be showcased at this week's virtual event.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 11/12/2020
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Android Camera Bug Under the Microscope
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Critical Android vulnerability CVE-2019-2234 could enable attackers to take control of a victim's camera and take photos, record videos, and learn location.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/5/2020
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Researchers Adapt AI With Aim to Identify Anonymous Authors
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
At Black Hat Asia, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity researchers use neural networks to attempt to identify authors, but accuracy is still wanting.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/2/2020
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Singapore Asks Big Cybersecurity Questions to Improve National Defense
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
An executive from Singapore's Cyber Security Agency examines the role of security in a nation increasingly dependent on technology.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/1/2020
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Chart: Does Lack of Diversity Impact the Skills Shortage?
Edge Editors, Dark Reading
Yes, according to 21% of security pros who participated in the 2020 Black Hat Attendee Survey.
By Edge Editors Dark Reading, 9/9/2020
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Black Hat USA 2020 Musings: Weird and Wonderful Virtual Events are Here to Stay
Jeff Wilson, Chief Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Black Hat USA 2020 was nothing like an in-person event, but it was incredibly useful for all involved, providing even the most grizzled industry veterans with fresh perspectives.
By Jeff Wilson Chief Analyst, Omdia, 8/20/2020
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Black Hat USA 2020 Recap: Experts Discuss Election Security Questions, but Offer Few Answers
Don Tait, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
The U.S. election in November is once again expected to be a target of digital adversaries. Experts at Black Hat USA 2020 highlighted the many election security questions authorities must address.
By Don Tait Senior Analyst, Omdia, 8/20/2020
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