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Threat Intelligence Gateways: A Useful Adjunct to Overworked Perimeter Security
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, OvumCommentary
Comparative research shows the relative strengths and weaknesses of five TIG vendors and which kinds of security organization will reap the most benefit.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Ovum, 8/22/2019
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'Box Shield' Brings New Security Controls
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New controls and threat detection capabilities built into Box aim to prevent accidental data leakage and misuse.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/21/2019
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7 Big Factors Putting Small Businesses At Risk
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Small organizations still face a long list of security threats. These threats and vulnerabilities should be top of mind.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/21/2019
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68% of Companies Say Red Teaming Beats Blue Teaming
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The majority of organizations surveyed find red team exercises more effective than blue team testing, research shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/15/2019
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Stronger Defenses Force Cybercriminals to Rethink Strategy
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers see the rise of new relationships and attack techniques as criminals put companies' resilience to the test.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/14/2019
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Microsoft Patches Wormable RCE Vulns in Remote Desktop Services
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Similar to the now-patched 'BlueKeep' vulnerability, two flaws fixed today could let malware spread across vulnerable computers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/13/2019
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2019 Pwnie Award Winners (And Those Who Wish They Weren't)
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
This year's round-up includes awards into two new categories: most under-hyped research and epic achievement.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/13/2019
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Rethinking Website Spoofing Mitigation
Dr. Salvatore Stolfo, Fouder & CTO, Allure SecurityCommentary
Deception technology is evolving rapidly, making it easier for organizations to turn the tables on their attackers. Here's how.
By Dr. Salvatore Stolfo Fouder & CTO, Allure Security, 8/7/2019
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Russian Attack Group Uses Phones & Printers to Breach Corporate Networks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Microsoft spotted Strontium, also known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, using IoT devices to breach businesses and seek high-value data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/6/2019
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Destructive Malware Attacks Up 200% in 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Organizations hit with destructive malware can lose more than 12,000 machines and face $200 million or more in costs, IBM X-Force reports.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/5/2019
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Capital One: What We Should Learn This Time
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Where Capital One went wrong, what the bank did right, and more key takeaways from the latest mega-breach.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/2/2019
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Google Cloud Debuts New Security Capabilities
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Updates include Advanced Protection Program for the enterprise and general availability of password vaulted apps in Cloud Identity and G Suite.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/31/2019
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Why the Network Is Central to IoT Security
Jon Green, President & CTO for Security at Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard EnterpriseCommentary
Is there something strange about your network activity? Better make sure all of your IoT devices are under control.
By Jon Green President & CTO for Security at Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 7/31/2019
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Former Twitter CISO Launches Startup to Secure Cloud Collaboration
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Altitude Networks, led by Michael Coates and Amir Kavousian, aims to prevent accidental and malicious file sharing.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/31/2019
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8 Free Tools to Be Showcased at Black Hat and DEF CON
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Expect a full slate of enterprise-class open source tools to take the spotlight when security researchers share their bounties with the community at large.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/31/2019
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Capital One Breach Affects 100M US Citizens, 6M Canadians
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The breach exposed credit card application data, Social Security numbers, and linked bank accounts, among other information.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/30/2019
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4 Network Security Mistakes Bound to Bite You
Shane Buckley, President & Chief Operating Officer, GigamonCommentary
It's Shark Week again! Are you ready to outmaneuver sharks of the cyber variety? These tips can help.
By Shane Buckley President & Chief Operating Officer, Gigamon, 7/29/2019
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FormGet Storage Bucket Leaks Passport Scans, Bank Details
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Exposed files include mortgage and loan information, passport and driver's license scans, internal corporate files, and shipping labels.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/26/2019
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Johannesburg Ransomware Attack Leaves Residents in the Dark
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The virus affected the network, applications, and databases at City Power, which delivers electricity to the South African financial hub.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/25/2019
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VPNs' Future: Less Reliant on Users, More Transparent, And Smarter
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
Virtual private networking is poised to become more automated and intelligent, especially as endpoints associated with cloud services and the IoT need protection.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 7/24/2019
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Aviation Faces Increasing Cybersecurity Scrutiny
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  8/22/2019
Microsoft Tops Phishers' Favorite Brands as Facebook Spikes
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  8/22/2019
MoviePass Leaves Credit Card Numbers, Personal Data Exposed Online
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  8/21/2019
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CVE-2016-6154
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-23
The authentication applet in Watchguard Fireware 11.11 Operating System has reflected XSS (this can also cause an open redirect).
CVE-2019-5594
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-23
An Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ("Cross-site Scripting") in Fortinet FortiNAC 8.3.0 to 8.3.6 and 8.5.0 admin webUI may allow an unauthenticated attacker to perform a reflected XSS attack via the search field in the webUI.
CVE-2019-6695
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-23
Lack of root file system integrity checking in Fortinet FortiManager VM application images of all versions below 6.2.1 may allow an attacker to implant third-party programs by recreating the image through specific methods.
CVE-2019-12400
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-23
In version 2.0.3 Apache Santuario XML Security for Java, a caching mechanism was introduced to speed up creating new XML documents using a static pool of DocumentBuilders. However, if some untrusted code can register a malicious implementation with the thread context class loader first, then this im...
CVE-2019-15092
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-23
The webtoffee "WordPress Users & WooCommerce Customers Import Export" plugin 1.3.0 for WordPress allows CSV injection in the user_url, display_name, first_name, and last_name columns in an exported CSV file created by the WF_CustomerImpExpCsv_Exporter class.