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Q&A: Eugene Kaspersky on Tourism, the Pandemic, and Cybersecurity
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The CEO and co-founder of eponymously named security vendor has launched a new travel accelerator program amid the COVID-19 crisis.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/26/2020
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World Leaders Urge Action Against Healthcare Cyberattacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The global call to end cybercrime targeting healthcare facilities has been signed by government leaders and Nobel laureates.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/26/2020
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The Problem with Artificial Intelligence in Security
Dr. Leila Powell, Lead Security Data Scientist, PanaseerCommentary
Any notion that AI is going to solve the cyber skills crisis is very wide of the mark. Here's why.
By Dr. Leila Powell Lead Security Data Scientist, Panaseer, 5/26/2020
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Content Delivery Networks Adding Checks for Magecart Attacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Modern web applications make significant use of third-party code to drive innovation, but the software supply chain has also turned into a major source of threat. CDNs aim to change that.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/26/2020
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5 Tips for Fighting Credential Stuffing Attacks
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
With stolen credentials an easy find online, what are some measures to put in place to keep hackers from breaking into secure accounts?
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 5/22/2020
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Former Salesforce Execs Launch Data Protection Startup
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Cloud-based API service stores and manages sensitive consumer data with a zero-trust, database-as-a service approach.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/22/2020
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Dark Reading Edge Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle, May 22th
Edge Editors, Dark Reading
Have a hard time coming up with the answers to these puzzle questions? We know a great place to look for more clues...
By Edge Editors Dark Reading, 5/22/2020
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Security & Trust Ratings Proliferate: Is That a Good Thing?
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Phishing ratings, security ratings, human-ness ratings -- we are looking at a future filled with grades of security and trustworthiness. But there is a downside.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/22/2020
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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff, News
Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/22/2020
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10 iOS Security Tips to Lock Down Your iPhone
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Mobile security experts share their go-to advice for protecting iPhones from hackers, thieves, and fraudsters.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/22/2020
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Security 101: Cross-Site Scripting
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Cross-site scripting has been around longer than most security professionals have been on the job. Why is it still such an issue when we've known about it for so long?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/21/2020
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Web Scrapers Have Bigger-Than-Perceived Impact on Digital Businesses
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The economic impact of bot traffic can be unexpectedly substantial, a PerimeterX-commissioned study finds.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/21/2020
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Hackers Serve Up Stolen Credentials from Home Chef
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Some 8 million of the meal delivery company's customer records have been offered for sale on the Dark Web.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/21/2020
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Telcos Become Richer Hacking Targets
Alison Diana, Contributing WriterNews
The shift of moving telecommunications networks toward more commercial networking equipment and systems also expanded their attack surface.
By Alison Diana Contributing Writer, 5/21/2020
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How an Industry Consortium Can Reinvent Security Solution Testing
Henry Harrison, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, GarrisonCommentary
By committing to independent testing to determine value, vendors will ensure that their products do what they say they do.
By Henry Harrison Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, Garrison, 5/21/2020
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The Need for Compliance in a Post-COVID-19 World
Baan Alsinawi, Founder and Managing Director at TalaTekCommentary
With the current upheaval, business leaders may lose focus and push off implementing security measures, managing risk, and keeping up with compliance requirements. That's a big mistake.
By Baan Alsinawi Founder and Managing Director at TalaTek, 5/21/2020
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Most Bluetooth Devices Vulnerable to Impersonation Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth authentication process give attackers a way to insert rogue devices between two securely paired devices, academic researchers find.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/21/2020
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Centralized Contact Tracing Raises Concerns Among Privacy-Conscious Citizens
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The long debate over whether encryption and anonymity shield too much criminal behavior also has staged a resurgence.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/21/2020
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60% of Insider Threats Involve Employees Planning to Leave
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers shows most "flight-risk" employees planning to leave an organization tend to start stealing data two to eight weeks before they go.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/20/2020
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Digital Transformation Risks in Front-end Code
Ido Safruti, Co-founder & CTO, PerimeterXCommentary
Why making every front-end developer a DevSecOps expert will lead to a more holistic approach to web and native application security.
By Ido Safruti Co-founder & CTO, PerimeterX, 5/20/2020
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CVE-2020-10751
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
A flaw was found in the Linux kernels SELinux LSM hook implementation before version 5.7, where it incorrectly assumed that an skb would only contain a single netlink message. The hook would incorrectly only validate the first netlink message in the skb and allow or deny the rest of the messages wit...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
The bbPress plugin through 2.6.4 for WordPress has stored XSS in the Forum creation section, resulting in JavaScript execution at wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=forum (aka the Forum listing page) for all users. An administrator can exploit this at the wp-admin/post.php?action=edit URI.
CVE-2020-3811
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
qmail-verify as used in netqmail 1.06 is prone to a mail-address verification bypass vulnerability.
CVE-2020-3812
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
qmail-verify as used in netqmail 1.06 is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability. A local attacker can test for the existence of files and directories anywhere in the filesystem because qmail-verify runs as root and tests for the existence of files in the attacker's home directory, without ...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-05-25
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