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8 Hot Hacking Tools to Come out of Black Hat USA
Slideshows  |  6/23/2017  | 
High-impact tools for white hats that will be revealed and released next month at Black Hat USA in Las Vegas.
Android Security Apps for BYOD Users
Slideshows  |  6/16/2017  | 
A look at 8 security apps that experts recommend for Android.
The Rising Tide of Crimeware-as-a-Service
Slideshows  |  6/13/2017  | 
Malware, botnets, phishing and backdoors are all offered on the cheap as subscription. These days even crime is in the cloud.
How End-User Devices Get Hacked: 8 Easy Ways
Slideshows  |  6/9/2017  | 
Security experts share the simplest and most effective methods bad guys employ to break into end-user devices.
8 Most Overlooked Security Threats
Slideshows  |  5/26/2017  | 
Businesses know the obvious security threats to watch for, but some of the biggest dangers may not at top-of-mind.
9 Ways Organizations Sabotage Their Own Security: Lessons from the Verizon DBIR
Slideshows  |  5/23/2017  | 
Mistakes and missteps plague enterprise security. The Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) offers nuggets on what organizations must stop doing now.
8 Notorious Russian Hackers Arrested in the Past 8 Years
Slideshows  |  5/12/2017  | 
Lesson learned by Russian cybercriminals: Don't go on vacation, it's bad for your freedom to scam.
10 Free or Low-Cost Security Tools
Slideshows  |  5/9/2017  | 
At a time when many organizations struggle with security funding, open-source tools can help cut costs for certain businesses.
6 Steps to Find Your Next Dozen Cloud Security Experts
Slideshows  |  4/26/2017  | 
There's stiff competition for cloud security experts, but finding yours may actually be easier than you think.
The Hidden Dangers of Component Vulnerabilities
Slideshows  |  4/21/2017  | 
Dangerous flaws in open source components and dependencies lurk within most applications today.
6 Times Hollywood Got Security Right
Slideshows  |  4/20/2017  | 
Hollywood has struggled to portray cybersecurity in a realistic and engaging way. Here are films and TV shows where it succeeded.
6 New Security Startups Named to MACH37 Spring Cohort
Slideshows  |  4/15/2017  | 
The companies selected this year include technical talent that draws from Silicon Valley to Hungary and Western Europe.
Forget the Tax Man: Time for a DNS Security Audit
Slideshows  |  4/11/2017  | 
Here's a 5-step DNS security review process that's not too scary and will help ensure your site availability and improve user experience.
7 Ways Hackers Target Your Employees
Slideshows  |  4/6/2017  | 
One employee under reconnaissance by cyberattackers can put your whole business at risk. Where are they being targeted, and what should they know?
Intro to Cyber Insurance: 7 Questions to Ask
Slideshows  |  3/24/2017  | 
Buying a cyber insurance policy can be complex and difficult. Make sure you're asking these questions as you navigate the process.
7 Steps to Transforming Yourself into a DevSecOps Rockstar
Slideshows  |  3/23/2017  | 
Security practitioners at one education software firm offer lessons learned from merging DevOps with security.
New Wave of Security Acquisitions Signals Start of Consolidation Trend
Slideshows  |  3/20/2017  | 
A dozen recent high-profile deals reflect cybersecurity vendors' hopes of expanding their offerings with next-generation technology, ideas, and talent.
The 6 Riskiest Social Media Habits to Avoid at Work
Slideshows  |  3/15/2017  | 
Cybercriminals are turning to Facebook, Twitter and other platforms to launch attacks via employee behavior that could be putting your business at risk.
9 Phishing Lures that Could Hijack your 2017 Tax Refund
Slideshows  |  3/9/2017  | 
Scammers are taking an aggressive approach to tax season this year, packing attachments and links with banking Trojans, and fairly new strains of ransomware.
7 Hot Security Terms (and Buzzwords) to Know
Slideshows  |  3/6/2017  | 
How the security industry has a conversation with itself is constantly changing and the latest terms as well as buzzwords point us to where the technology is heading.
20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2017
Slideshows  |  2/24/2017  | 
VC money flowed plentifully into the security market last year, fueling a new crop of innovative companies.
8 Valuable Security Certifications For 2017
Slideshows  |  2/21/2017  | 
A security credential could be the step towards your next job title. But which one to get?
When Hackers Hack Hackers
Slideshows  |  2/9/2017  | 
Notable cases of internecine cyber squabbles.
10 Essential Elements For Your Incident-Response Plan
Slideshows  |  2/2/2017  | 
The middle of a DDoS attack or ransomware infection is hardly the time to start talking about divisions of labor, or who should do what when.
6 Free Ransomware Decryption Tools
Slideshows  |  1/30/2017  | 
The No More Ransom group has been working to get free decryptor tools into the hands of security professionals and the general public.
7 Tips For Getting Your Security Budget Approved
Slideshows  |  1/27/2017  | 
How to have a productive conversation with business leaders and get your security budget approved.
SOC Maturity By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  1/25/2017  | 
Most large organizations today have security operations centers in play, but only 15% rate theirs as mature.
7 Common Reasons Companies Get Hacked
Slideshows  |  1/18/2017  | 
Many breaches stem from the same root causes. What are the most common security problems leaving companies vulnerable?
10 Cocktail Party Security Tips From The Experts
Slideshows  |  1/13/2017  | 
Security pros offer basic advice to help average users ward off the bad guys.
What To Watch For With Ransomware: 2017 Edition
Slideshows  |  1/7/2017  | 
Ransomware will continue to evolve in 2017, bringing new and diverse threats to businesses. What changes are in store?
7 Ways To Fine-Tune Your Threat Intelligence Model
Slideshows  |  1/5/2017  | 
The nature of security threats is too dynamic for set-and-forget. Here are some ways to shake off that complacency.
21 Biggest Cybercriminal Busts Of 2016
Slideshows  |  12/28/2016  | 
This year has been a tornado of major cyberattacks and hacker arrests. Here, we look back on the 21 most interesting 'cyberbusts' of 2016.
8 Boldest Security Predictions For 2017
Slideshows  |  12/27/2016  | 
Scary, funny and maybe even a little outlandish, these industry predictions come from prognosticators who didn't mince words.
Inside The Vulnerability Disclosure Ecosystem
Slideshows  |  12/22/2016  | 
Report released by NTIA stakeholders offers new information on how organizations respond to security vulnerabilities - and what researchers think.
5 Ways The Cyber-Threat Landscape Shifted In 2016
Slideshows  |  12/19/2016  | 
IoT botnets and turnkey phishing services were just some of the ways the bad guys stayed ahead in 2016
8 Most Hackable Holiday Gifts, 2016 Edition
Slideshows  |  12/14/2016  | 
You better watch out! Otherwise, you may be giving the gift of malware or unauthorized access to networks and devices.
5 Things Security Pros Need To Know About Machine Learning
Slideshows  |  12/12/2016  | 
Experts share best practices for data integrity, pattern recognition and computing power to help enterprises get the most out of machine learning-based technology for cybersecurity.
How Retailers Can Fight Holiday Season Hackers
Slideshows  |  12/8/2016  | 
Experts offer tips for locking down retailers point-of-sale systems for the busy holiday shopping season.
The 7 Most Sensational Breaches Of 2016
Slideshows  |  12/6/2016  | 
The biggest hacks, data exposures, and thefts that left companies and government entities reeling.
Where Cybercriminals Go To Buy Your Stolen Data
Slideshows  |  12/3/2016  | 
What malicious sites provide both free and paid access to stolen credit cards, company databases, malware and more?
2016's 7 Worst DDoS Attacks So Far
Slideshows  |  11/28/2016  | 
Rise of booter and stresser services, mostly run on IoT botnets, is fueling DDoS excitement (but the pros aren't impressed).
8 Books Security Pros Should Read
Slideshows  |  11/23/2016  | 
Hunting for a good resource on the security industry? Check out these classics from the experts to learn more about hacking, defense, cryptography and more.
5 Ways Retailers Can Stay Safe Over the Holidays
Slideshows  |  11/21/2016  | 
E-commerce experts offer tips for locking down systems as the busy holiday season approaches.
8 Public Sources Holding 'Private' Information
Slideshows  |  11/17/2016  | 
Personal information used for nefarious purposes can be found all over the web from genealogy sites to public records and social media.
The 7 Most Significant Government Data Breaches
Slideshows  |  11/15/2016  | 
Mega compromises at federal and state agencies over the past three years has compromised everything from personal data on millions to national security secrets.
Security Metrics Checklist
Slideshows  |  11/12/2016  | 
Which metrics are the best indicators of a strong cybersecurity team? Experts say security pros should be recording and reporting these data points to demonstrate their success.
The 7 Types Of Security Jobs, According To NIST
Slideshows  |  11/8/2016  | 
NISTs Cybersecurity Workforce Framework gives the security industry a way to classify specific specialty areas and work roles and identify a path for career growth.
8 Hot Skills Sought By IT Security Departments
Slideshows  |  11/3/2016  | 
No company wants to leak customer data, have intellectual property stolen, or experience business services taken offline. Those that recognize these risks are thus scrambling to hire the right people to fill their information security roles.
7 Reasons Consumers Dont Take Action on Cybersecurity
Slideshows  |  11/1/2016  | 
Security awareness is high but its hard to turn personal knowledge into effective practices.
5 Signs Your Smartphone Has Been Hacked
Slideshows  |  10/28/2016  | 
Mobile devices are increasingly popular vectors for cybercriminals targeting the enterprise. How to tell when a smartphone may be under attack.
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

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Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

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Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.

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