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Google Adds Security Features to Gmail Face-lift
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A redesigned Gmail brings new security measures to improve data protection and applications for artificial intelligence.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/25/2018
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Biometrics Are Coming & So Are Security Concerns
Michael Fauscette, Chief Research Officier at G2 CrowdCommentary
Could these advanced technologies be putting user data at risk?
By Michael Fauscette Chief Research Officier at G2 Crowd, 4/20/2018
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Securing Social Media: National Safety, Privacy Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
It's a critical time for social media platforms and the government agencies and private businesses and individuals using them.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/19/2018
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DHS Helps Shop Android IPS Prototype
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A MITRE-developed intrusion prevention system for mobile technology is showcased here this week at the RSA Conference.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/18/2018
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INsecurity Conference Seeks Security Pros to Speak on Best Practices
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, News
Dark Reading's second annual data defense conference will be held Oct. 23-25 in Chicago; call for speakers is issued.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 4/16/2018
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Pairing Policy & Technology: BYOD That Works for Your Enterprise
Peter Merkulov and Alison Turner, Chief Technology Officer at Globalscape & Director of Product Marketing at GlobalscapeCommentary
An intelligent security policy coupled with the right technology can set you up for success with BYOD.
By Peter Merkulov and Alison Turner Chief Technology Officer at Globalscape & Director of Product Marketing at Globalscape, 4/10/2018
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HTTP Injector Steals Mobile Internet Access
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Users aren't shy about sharing the technique and payload in a new attack.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 4/10/2018
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89% of Android Users Didn't Consent to Facebook Data Collection
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new survey shows most Android users did not give Facebook permission to collect their call and text data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/10/2018
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Deep Instinct Adds MacOS Support
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deep Instinct adds support for MacOS, Citrix, and multi-tenancy in its version 2.2 release.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/9/2018
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Protect Yourself from Online Fraud This Tax Season
Robert Block, Senior VP of Identity Strategy at SecureAuth and Core SecurityCommentary
Use these tips to stay safe online during everyone's least-favorite time of the year.
By Robert Block Senior VP of Identity Strategy at SecureAuth and Core Security, 4/6/2018
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Qualys Buys 1Mobility Software Assets
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Qualys has purchased the software assets of 1Mobility for an undisclosed sum.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/2/2018
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Under Armour App Breach Exposes 150 Million Records
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A breach in a database for MyFitnessPal exposes information on 150 million users.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/30/2018
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New Android Cryptojacker Can Brick Phones
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Mobile cryptojacking malware mines Monero.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/28/2018
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Looking Back to Look Ahead: Cyber Threat Trends to Watch
Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, FortinetCommentary
Data from the fourth quarter of last year shows the state of application exploits, malicious software, and botnets.
By Derek Manky Global Security Strategist, Fortinet, 3/23/2018
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Phantom Secure 'Uncrackable Phone' Execs Indicted for RICO Crimes
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Executives of Phantom Secure have been indicted on federal RICO charges for encrypting communications among criminals.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/16/2018
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Online Ads vs. Security: An Invisible War
Corey Nachreiner, Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard TechnologiesCommentary
Why visiting one website is like visiting 50, and how you can fight back against malvertisers.
By Corey Nachreiner Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard Technologies, 3/15/2018
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What's the C-Suite Doing About Mobile Security?
Anne Bonaparte, CEO of AppthorityCommentary
While most companies have security infrastructure for on-premises servers, networks, and endpoints, too many are ignoring mobile security. They'd better get moving.
By Anne Bonaparte CEO of Appthority, 3/13/2018
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Asia's Security Leaders Feel Underprepared for Future Threats: Report
Dark Reading Staff, News
A new study highlights major concerns of cybersecurity leaders in Asia, where most fear critical infrastructure attacks, advanced threats, and social engineering.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/12/2018
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IoT Product Safety: If It Appears Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is
Pat Osborne, Principal - Executive Consultant at Outhaul Consulting, LLC, & Cybersecurity Advisor for the Security Innovation CenterCommentary
Proposed new connected-product repair laws will provide hackers with more tools to make our lives less secure.
By Pat Osborne Principal - Executive Consultant at Outhaul Consulting, LLC, & Cybersecurity Advisor for the Security Innovation Center, 3/12/2018
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Researchers Defeat Android OEMs' Security Mitigations
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
At Black Hat Asia, two security experts will bypass security improvements added to Android by equipment manufacturers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/7/2018
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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.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
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.