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Since Remote Work Isn't Going Away, Security Should Be the Focus
Mike Wronski, Technical Director of Product Marketing, NutanixCommentary
These three steps will help organizations reduce long-term work-from-home security risks.
By Mike Wronski Technical Director of Product Marketing, Nutanix, 9/24/2020
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Microsoft's Azure Defender for IoT Uses CyberX Tech
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Azure Defender for IoT is built to help IT and OT teams discover IoT and OT assets, identify critical flaws, and detect malicious behavior.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2020
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7 Non-Technical Skills Threat Analysts Should Master to Keep Their Jobs
Dov Lerner, Security Research Lead, SixgillCommentary
It's not just technical expertise and certifications that enable analysts to build long-term careers in cybersecurity.
By Dov Lerner Security Research Lead, Sixgill, 9/23/2020
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Iranian Hackers Indicted for Stealing Aerospace & Satellite Tracking Data
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Also, the US Treasury sanctioned Iranian attack group APT39 following a years-long malware campaign.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/17/2020
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Likely Links Emerge Between Lazarus Group and Russian-Speaking Cybercriminals
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers examine security incidents over the past several years that seemingly connect North Korea's Lazarus Group with Russian-speaking attackers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/16/2020
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8 Reasons Perimeter Security Alone Won't Protect Your Crown Jewels
Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen, CTO, OnapsisCommentary
Most firewalls and security devices effectively protect systems and data, but are they enough to safeguard business-critical applications?
By Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen CTO, Onapsis, 9/16/2020
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Encrypted Traffic Inference: An Alternative to Enterprise Network Traffic Decryption
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Finding threats in encrypted inbound network traffic is complex and expensive for enterprises, but a fascinating new approach could eliminate the need for decryption.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 9/15/2020
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Security Through an Economics Lens: A Guide for CISOs
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
An expert in economics and cybersecurity applies opportunity cost and other concepts of the "dismal science" to infosec roles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/14/2020
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APT Groups Set Sights on Linux Targets: Inside the Trend
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers see more advanced attack groups creating tools and platforms to target Linux-based devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/11/2020
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Secureworks to Buy Delve Laboratories for Vulnerability Management
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Delve's automated vulnerability platform provides insight on high-risk vulnerabilities across an organization's network, endpoints, and cloud.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/9/2020
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VPNs: The Cyber Elephant in the Room
Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill, President, AppGate Federal DivisionCommentary
While virtual private networks once boosted security, their current design doesn't fulfill the evolving requirements of today's modern enterprise.
By Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill President, AppGate Federal Division, 9/8/2020
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Don't Forget Cybersecurity on Your Back-to-School List
Jeff Wilbur, Senior Director, Online Trust, the Internet SocietyCommentary
School systems don't seem like attractive targets, but they house lots of sensitive data, such as contact information, grades, health records, and more.
By Jeff Wilbur Senior Director, Online Trust, the Internet Society, 9/2/2020
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Anti-Phishing Startup Pixm Aims to Hook Browser-Based Threats
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Pixm visually analyzes phishing websites from a human perspective to detect malicious pages people might otherwise miss.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/1/2020
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Slack Patches Critical Desktop Vulnerability
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The remote code execution flaw could allow a successful attacker to fully control the Slack desktop app on a target machine.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/31/2020
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Fastly to Acquire Signal Sciences for $775M
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Signal Sciences' technology will be used to build a new web application and API security tool called [email protected]
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/27/2020
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Higher Education CISOs Share COVID-19 Response Stories
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Security leaders from Stanford, Ohio State, and the University of Chicago share challenges and response tactics from the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/26/2020
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Russian National Arrested for Conspiracy to Hack Nevada Company
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The defendant allegedly planned to pay an employee $1 million to infect the company network with malware.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/26/2020
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Attackers Use Unicode & HTML to Bypass Email Security Tools
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers spot cybercriminals using new techniques to help malicious phishing emails slip past detection tools.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/24/2020
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DeathStalker APT Targets SMBs with Cyber Espionage
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The hacker-for-hire group, operating since at least 2012, primarily targets financial firms.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/24/2020
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Stolen Data: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Christian Lees, CTO and CIO, VigilanteCommentary
Users regularly reuse logins and passwords, and data thieves are leveraging that reality to breach multiple accounts.
By Christian Lees CTO and CIO, Vigilante, 8/19/2020
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CVE-2020-15208
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-25
In tensorflow-lite before versions 1.15.4, 2.0.3, 2.1.2, 2.2.1 and 2.3.1, when determining the common dimension size of two tensors, TFLite uses a `DCHECK` which is no-op outside of debug compilation modes. Since the function always returns the dimension of the first tensor, malicious attackers can ...
CVE-2020-15209
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-25
In tensorflow-lite before versions 1.15.4, 2.0.3, 2.1.2, 2.2.1 and 2.3.1, a crafted TFLite model can force a node to have as input a tensor backed by a `nullptr` buffer. This can be achieved by changing a buffer index in the flatbuffer serialization to convert a read-only tensor to a read-write one....
CVE-2020-15210
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-25
In tensorflow-lite before versions 1.15.4, 2.0.3, 2.1.2, 2.2.1 and 2.3.1, if a TFLite saved model uses the same tensor as both input and output of an operator, then, depending on the operator, we can observe a segmentation fault or just memory corruption. We have patched the issue in d58c96946b and ...
CVE-2020-15211
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-25
In TensorFlow Lite before versions 1.15.4, 2.0.3, 2.1.2, 2.2.1 and 2.3.1, saved models in the flatbuffer format use a double indexing scheme: a model has a set of subgraphs, each subgraph has a set of operators and each operator has a set of input/output tensors. The flatbuffer format uses indices f...
CVE-2020-15212
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-25
In TensorFlow Lite before versions 2.2.1 and 2.3.1, models using segment sum can trigger writes outside of bounds of heap allocated buffers by inserting negative elements in the segment ids tensor. Users having access to `segment_ids_data` can alter `output_index` and then write to outside of `outpu...