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Attackers Scan for Vulnerable BIG-IP Devices After Flaw Disclosure
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency encourages organizations to patch a critical flaw in the BIG-IP family of application delivery controllers, as firms find evidence that attackers are scanning for the critical vulnerability.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/6/2020
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BIG-IP Vulnerabilities Could be Big Trouble for Customers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Left unpatched, pair of vulnerabilities could give attackers wide access to a victim's application delivery network.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/2/2020
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Lessons from COVID-19 Cyberattacks: Where Do We Go Next?
Derek Manky, Chief of Security Insights and Global Threat Alliances, FortiGuard LabsCommentary
We need to learn from the attacks and attempts that have occurred in order to prepare for the future.
By Derek Manky Chief of Security Insights and Global Threat Alliances, FortiGuard Labs, 7/2/2020
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Businesses Invest in Cloud Security Tools Despite Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A majority of organizations say the acceleration was driven by a need to support more remote employees.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/1/2020
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4 Steps to a More Mature Identity Program
Mike Kiser, Global Security Advocate, Office of the CTO, SailPointCommentary
Security has evolved to evaluate an identity's attributes, access, and behavior to determine appropriate access.
By Mike Kiser Global Security Advocate, Office of the CTO, SailPoint, 7/1/2020
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Attackers Will Target Critical PAN-OS Flaw, Security Experts Warn
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
After Palo Alto Networks alerted users to a simple-to-exploit vulnerability in its network security gear, security agencies quickly warn that attackers won't wait to jump on it.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/30/2020
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CISA Issues Advisory on Home Routers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The increase in work-from-home employees raises the importance of home router security.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/30/2020
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5 New InfoSec Job Training Trends: What We're Studying During COVID-19
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
With the pandemic uprooting networks and upending careers, which security skills are hot -- and which are not?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/26/2020
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7 Tips for Effective Deception
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
The right decoys can frustrate attackers and help detect threats more quickly.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/25/2020
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Apple Buys Fleetsmith
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The fleet management company becomes part of Apple in a deal announced today.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/24/2020
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Back to Basics with Cloud Permissions Management
Raj Mallempati, COO, CloudKnox SecurityCommentary
By using the AAA permissions management framework for cloud operations, organizations can address authentication, authorization, and auditing.
By Raj Mallempati COO, CloudKnox Security, 6/23/2020
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Pandemic Accelerates Priceline's 'Coffee Shop' Remote-Access Strategy
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing WriterNews
The travel-booking giant had been slowly starting to transition away from VPN dependence. Then COVID-19 happened, and suddenly 700 third-party call-center workers were working from home.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 6/22/2020
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Firmware Flaw Allows Attackers to Evade Security on Some Home Routers
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Networking devices sold under at least one major brand have a firmware vulnerability that allows hackers to take control of the device, a cybersecurity firm claims.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/22/2020
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What Will Cybersecurity's 'New Normal' Look Like?
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor
The coronavirus pandemic has forced changes for much of the business world, cybersecurity included. What can we expect going forward?
By Curtis Franklin Security Editor, 6/19/2020
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Healthcare CISOs Share COVID-19 Response Stories
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cybersecurity leaders discussed the threats and challenges that arose during the pandemic, and how they responded, during a virtual roundtable.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/18/2020
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What's Anonymous Up to Now?
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing WriterNews
The hacker group recently took credit for two high-profile incidents -- but its actions aren't quite the same as they once were, some say.
By Seth Rosenblatt Contributing Writer, 6/17/2020
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3 Things Wilderness Survival Can Teach Us About Email Security
Dean Coclin, Senior Director, Business Development at DigiCertCommentary
It's a short hop from shows like 'Naked and Afraid' and 'Alone' to your email server and how you secure it
By Dean Coclin Senior Director, Business Development at DigiCert, 6/17/2020
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Hosting Provider Hit With Largest-Ever DDoS Attack
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Likely looking to make a statement, attackers targeted specific websites hosted by a single provider with a 1.44 terabit-per-second distributed denial-of-service attack, according to Akamai.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/16/2020
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'Ripple20' Bugs Plague Enterprise, Industrial & Medical IoT Devices
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers discover 19 vulnerabilities in a TCP/IP software library manufacturers have used in connected devices for 20 years.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/16/2020
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83% of Forbes 2000 Companies' Web Domains Are Poorly Protected
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Only a handful have controls against domain-name hijacking, DNS modifications, and other threats, a new CSC study finds.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/16/2020
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CVE-2020-5595
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
TCP/IP function included in the firmware of Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 series (CoreOS with version -Y and earlier installed in GT27 Model, GT25 Model, and GT23 Model) contains a buffer overflow vulnerability, which may allow a remote attacker to stop the network functions of the products or execute...
CVE-2020-5596
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
TCP/IP function included in the firmware of Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 series (CoreOS with version -Y and earlier installed in GT27 Model, GT25 Model, and GT23 Model) does not properly manage sessions, which may allow a remote attacker to stop the network functions of the products or execute a mali...
CVE-2020-5597
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
TCP/IP function included in the firmware of Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 series (CoreOS with version -Y and earlier installed in GT27 Model, GT25 Model, and GT23 Model) contains a null pointer dereference vulnerability, which may allow a remote attacker to stop the network functions of the products o...
CVE-2020-5598
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
TCP/IP function included in the firmware of Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 series (CoreOS with version -Y and earlier installed in GT27 Model, GT25 Model, and GT23 Model) contains an improper access control vulnerability, which may which may allow a remote attacker tobypass access restriction and stop ...
CVE-2020-5599
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
TCP/IP function included in the firmware of Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 series (CoreOS with version -Y and earlier installed in GT27 Model, GT25 Model, and GT23 Model) contains an improper neutralization of argument delimiters in a command ('Argument Injection') vulnerability, which may allow a remo...