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California Predicted to Lose $329M to Cybercrime in 2018
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Golden State will be hit hardest but New York will lose the most money per incident.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/18/2018
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Applying Defense-in-Depth to the Digital Battlefield
Chris Park, Chris Park, CIO, iboss
How a layered security strategy can minimize the threat and impact of a data breach.
By Chris Park Chris Park, CIO, iboss, 1/18/2018
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How to Keep Blue Teams Happy in an Automated Security World
Jose Nazario, Director of Security Research at FastlyCommentary
The creativity and intuition of your team members must be developed and nurtured.
By Jose Nazario Director of Security Research at Fastly, 1/18/2018
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Man Admits to Directing DDoS Attacks Across the US
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
New Mexico man pleads guilty to directing cyberattacks against his prior employers, business competitors, and law enforcement agencies.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/18/2018
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Schneider Electric: TRITON/TRISIS Attack Used 0-Day Flaw in its Safety Controller System, and a RAT
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
ICS/SCADA vendor discloses in-depth analysis of a recent targeted attack against one of its customers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/18/2018
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The Startup Challenge: Safe in the Cloud from Day One
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks
How a Seattle travel company built a rock-solid mobile app without sacrificing performance or security.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 1/18/2018
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WatchGuard Buys DNS-Filtering Company Percipient Networks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Percipient's 'Strongarm' to become part of WatchGuard's SMB security services.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/17/2018
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Threats from Russia, North Korea Loom as Geopolitics Spills into Cyber Realm
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Threat actors from both nations ramped up their activities sharply in 2017, Flashpoint says in a new threat intelligence report.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/17/2018
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Where to Find Security Holes in Serverless Architecture
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Serverless architectures take away business responsibility for server management, but security should still be top of mind.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/17/2018
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Google Rolls Out Security Center for G Suite Enterprise
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New dashboards give admins a look at data such as suspicious device activity and spam email delivery across the business.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/17/2018
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Which CISO 'Tribe' Do You Belong To?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New research categorizes CISOs into four distinct groups based on factors related to workforce, governance, and security controls.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/17/2018
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Living with Risk: Where Organizations Fall Short
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
People tasked with protecting data are too often confused about what they need to do, even with a solid awareness of the threats they face.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 1/17/2018
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One Identity Acquires Balabit
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Union expands One Identity's privileged access management and analytics offerings.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/17/2018
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How AI Would Have Caught the Forever 21 Breach
Justin Fier, Director for Cyber Intelligence & Analytics at DarktraceCommentary
Companies must realize that the days of the desktop/server model are over and focus on "nontraditional" devices.
By Justin Fier Director for Cyber Intelligence & Analytics at Darktrace, 1/17/2018
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Researchers Offer a 'VirusTotal for ICS'
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Free online sandbox, honeypot tool simulates a real-world industrial network environment.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/16/2018
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Kaspersky Lab Warns of Extremely Sophisticated Android Spyware Tool
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Skygofree appears to have been developed for lawful intercept, offensive surveillance purposes.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/16/2018
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1 in 9 Online Accounts Created in 2017 Was Fraudulent
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Account takeovers hot, stolen credit cards not.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/16/2018
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In Security & Life, Busy Is Not a Badge of Honor
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDDRACommentary
All security teams are busy, but not all security teams are productive. The difference between the two is huge.
By Joshua Goldfarb Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDDRA, 1/16/2018
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Most Common Exploits of 2017 in Microsoft Office, Windows
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The most common exploit affects Microsoft Office and has been used by attackers in North Korea, China, and Iran.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/16/2018
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Doh!!! The 10 Most Overlooked Security Tasks
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Heres a list of gotchas that often slip past overburdened security pros.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/16/2018
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CVE-2017-0290
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 ...

CVE-2016-10369
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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