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Phishing Today, Deepfakes Tomorrow: Training Employees to Spot This Emerging Threat
Ian Cruxton, CSO, CallsignCommentary
Cybercriminals are evolving their tactics, and the security community anticipates voice and video fraud to play a role in one of the next big data breaches -- so start protecting your business now.
By Ian Cruxton CSO, Callsign, 1/16/2020
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NY Fed Reveals Implications of Cyberattack on US Financial System
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A "pre-mortem analysis" sheds light on the potential destruction of a cyberattack against major US banks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/16/2020
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Google Lets iPhone Users Turn Device into Security Key
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The iPhone can now be used in lieu of a physical security key as a means of protecting Google accounts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/15/2020
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Why Firewalls Aren't Going Anywhere
Ruvi Kitov, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, TufinCommentary
Written off multiple times as obsolete, firewalls continue to elude demise by adding features and ensuring that VPNs keep humming.
By Ruvi Kitov Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Tufin, 1/15/2020
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How SD-WAN Helps Achieve Data Security and Threat Protection
Charuhas Ghatge, Senior Product and Solutions Marketing Manager at Nokia's Nuage NetworksCommentary
Enterprises currently consider the technology a best practice because of its flexibility, scalability, performance, and agility.
By Charuhas Ghatge Senior Product and Solutions Marketing Manager at Nokia's Nuage Networks, 1/15/2020
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Microsoft Patches Windows Vuln Discovered by the NSA
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The National Security Agency is publicly acknowledged for its finding and reporting of CVE-2020-0601, marking the start of what it says is a new approach to security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/14/2020
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Consumer Reports Calls for IoT Manufacturers to Raise Security Standards
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A letter to 25 companies says Consumer Reports will change ratings to reflect stronger security and privacy standards.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/14/2020
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Insight Partners Acquires Armis at $1.1B Valuation
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
This deal marks the largest-ever acquisition of a private Israeli cybersecurity company, Armis' co-founders report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/7/2020
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Malicious Google Play Apps Linked to SideWinder APT
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The active attack involving three malicious Android applications is the first exploiting CVE-2019-2215, Trend Micro researchers report.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/6/2020
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Mimecast Acquires Segasec to Boost Phishing Defense
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Segasec's technology will be integrated into Mimecast's email and Web security services to identify malicious domains.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/6/2020
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Ransomware Victim Southwire Sues Maze Operators
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Attackers demanded $6 million from the wire and cable manufacturer when they launched a December ransomware campaign.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/3/2020
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Fraud in the New Decade
Emily Wilson, VP of Research at Terbium LabsCommentary
Like any enterprise that wants to survive, fraudsters and hackers will continue to build on past successes to fuel future growth
By Emily Wilson VP of Research at Terbium Labs, 12/30/2019
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Defensive Wish List for 2020: Faster Responses to Threats
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Security professionals recommend technology to detect attacks that have already infiltrated a network.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/27/2019
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IoT Security: How Far We've Come, How Far We Have to Go
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
As organizations fear the proliferations of connected devices on enterprise networks, the private and public sector come together to address IoT vulnerabilities.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/24/2019
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Citrix Urges Firms to Harden Configurations After Flaw Report
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A vulnerability in two of the company's appliances opens 80,000 networks up for exploitation.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/23/2019
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20 Vulnerabilities to Prioritize Patching Before 2020
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers list the top 20 vulnerabilities currently exploited by attack groups around the world.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/23/2019
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F5 Pays $1 Billion for Shape
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The acquisition adds fraud detection and prevention to the application delivery company's tool collection.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/20/2019
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New Orleans to Boost Cyber Insurance to $10M Post-Ransomware
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Mayor LaToya Cantrell anticipates the recent cyberattack to exceed its current $3 million cyber insurance policy.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/20/2019
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'Password' Falls in the Ranks of Favorite Bad Passwords
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Facebook, Google named worst password breach offenders.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/18/2019
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Higher Degree, Higher Salary? Not for Some Security Pros
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Turns out, skill beats experience and an academic degree doesn't guarantee higher compensation for five security positions.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/17/2019
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Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/17/2020
Exploits Released for As-Yet Unpatched Critical Citrix Flaw
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  1/13/2020
Microsoft to Officially End Support for Windows 7, Server 2008
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/13/2020
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CVE-2020-7227
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-18
Westermo MRD-315 1.7.3 and 1.7.4 devices have an information disclosure vulnerability that allows an authenticated remote attacker to retrieve the source code of different functions of the web application via requests that lack certain mandatory parameters. This affects ifaces-diag.asp, system.asp, ...
CVE-2019-15625
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-18
A memory usage vulnerability exists in Trend Micro Password Manager 3.8 that could allow an attacker with access and permissions to the victim's memory processes to extract sensitive information.
CVE-2019-19696
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-18
A RootCA vulnerability found in Trend Micro Password Manager for Windows and macOS exists where the localhost.key of RootCA.crt might be improperly accessed by an unauthorized party and could be used to create malicious self-signed SSL certificates, allowing an attacker to misdirect a user to phishi...
CVE-2019-19697
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-18
An arbitrary code execution vulnerability exists in the Trend Micro Security 2019 (v15) consumer family of products which could allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges and tamper with protected services by disabling or otherwise preventing them to start. An attacker must already have administr...
CVE-2019-20357
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-18
A Persistent Arbitrary Code Execution vulnerability exists in the Trend Micro Security 2020 (v160 and 2019 (v15) consumer familiy of products which could potentially allow an attacker the ability to create a malicious program to escalate privileges and attain persistence on a vulnerable system.