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Email, Social Media Still Security Nightmares
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Phishing and banking trojans continue to be major threats brought into the enterprise.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/15/2018
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Hackers Crack iPhone Defense Built to Block Forensic Tools
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Grayshift, the company behind a system to help police break into iPhones, says it found a workaround for USB Restricted Mode.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/15/2018
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Mobile App Threats Continue to Grow
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Criminals looking to profit from corporate resources and information keep going after mobile devices, two new reports confirm.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/14/2018
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'Shift Left' & the Connected Car
Rohit Sethi, COO of Security CompassCommentary
How improving application security in the automotive industry can shorten product development time, reduce costs, and save lives.
By Rohit Sethi COO of Security Compass, 6/12/2018
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5 Tips for Protecting SOHO Routers Against the VPNFilter Malware
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Most home office users need to simply power cycle their routers and disable remote access; enterprises with work-at-home employees should move NAS behind the firewall.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 6/2/2018
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Mobile Malware Moves to Mine Monero (and Other Currencies)
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new report shows that cryptocurrencies tend to be the focus of a growing number of malicious apps.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/30/2018
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Android Malware Comes Baked into Some New Tablets, Phones
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Ad-loading malware is being built into the firmware and operating system of some new tablets and phones from three major manufacturers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/25/2018
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Privacy Group: Facebook, Google Policies Break GDPR Laws
Dark Reading Staff, News
Nonprofit 'None of Your Business' files complaints against Facebook, Google, WhatsApp, and Instagram.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/25/2018
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Windows 10 Adoption Grew 75%, Adobe Flash Plummeted 188% in 2017: Report
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Authentication data reveals an increase in Apple devices, poor mobile security, and the rapid disappearance of Flash from browsers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/23/2018
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ZipperDown Vulnerability Could Hit 10% of iOS Apps
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A newly discovered vulnerability could affect thousands of iOS apps -- and Android users may not be spared.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/22/2018
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'Roaming Mantis' Android Malware Evolves, Expands Targets
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Roaming Mantis has evolved rapidly, adding geographies, platforms, and capabilities to its original scope.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/21/2018
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Cracking 2FA: How It's Done and How to Stay Safe
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Two-factor authentication is a common best security practice but not ironclad. Here's how it can be bypassed, and how you can improve security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/17/2018
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Phishing Attack Bypasses Two-Factor Authentication
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Hacker Kevin Mitnick demonstrates a phishing attack designed to abuse multi-factor authentication and take over targets' accounts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/10/2018
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Phishing Threats Move to Mobile Devices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Mobile devices are emerging as a primary gateway for phishing attacks aimed at stealing data.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/9/2018
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APT Attacks on Mobile Rapidly Emerging
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Mobile devices are becoming a 'primary' enterprise target for attackers.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/8/2018
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What Meltdown and Spectre Mean for Mobile Device Security
JT Keating, Vice President of Product Strategy at ZimperiumCommentary
Here are four tips to keep your mobile users safe from similar attacks.
By JT Keating Vice President of Product Strategy at Zimperium, 4/30/2018
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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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CVE-2018-5236
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 14 RU1 MP1 or 12.1 RU6 MP10 may be susceptible to a race condition (or race hazard). This type of issue occurs in software where the output is dependent on the sequence or timing of other uncontrollable events.
CVE-2018-5237
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 14 RU1 MP1 or 12.1 RU6 MP10 could be susceptible to a privilege escalation vulnerability, which is a type of issue that allows a user to gain elevated access to resources that are normally protected at lower access levels.
CVE-2018-6211
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
On D-Link DIR-620 devices with a certain customized (by ISP) variant of firmware 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22, OS command injection is possible as a result of incorrect processing of the res_buf parameter to index.cgi.
CVE-2018-6212
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
On D-Link DIR-620 devices with a certain customized (by ISP) variant of firmware 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22, a reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack is possible as a result of missed filtration for special characters in the "Search" field and incorrect proc...
CVE-2018-6213
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
In the web server on D-Link DIR-620 devices with a certain customized (by ISP) variant of firmware 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22, there is a hardcoded password of anonymous for the admin account.