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Dark Reading to Upgrade Site Design, Performance
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, Commentary
Improvements will make site content easier to navigate, faster, and more functional.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 4/13/2021
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Cartoon Caption Winner: Something Seems Afoul
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
And the winner of Dark Readings's March cartoon caption contest is ...
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 4/7/2021
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40% of Apps Leaking Information
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Apps in manufacturing most at risk, according to WhiteHat Security.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/26/2021
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Exec Order Could Force Software Vendors to Disclose Breaches to Federal Gov't Customers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A decision on the order, which contains several recommendations, is still forthcoming.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/25/2021
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Lookout Acquires SASE Cloud Provider CipherCloud
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deal signals a focus on the cloud for mobile security firm.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/15/2021
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Call Recorder iPhone App Flaw Uncovered
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researcher finds thousands of recorded calls easily accessible to others.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/10/2021
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3 Security Flaws in Smart Devices & IoT That Need Fixing
Grigorii Markov, CEO, Cerber Tech Inc.Commentary
The scope and danger of unsecured, Internet-connected hardware will only continue to deepen.
By Grigorii Markov CEO, Cerber Tech Inc., 2/24/2021
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Under Attack: Hosting & Internet Service Providers
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11Commentary
The digital universe depends on always-on IT networks and services, so ISPs and hosting providers have become favorite targets for cyberattacks.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & COO of Link11, 2/16/2021
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How to Submit a Column to Dark Reading
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
Have a new idea, a lesson learned, or a call to action for your fellow cybersecurity professionals? Here's how to submit your Commentary pieces to Dark Reading.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/15/2021
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Game Over: Stopping DDoS Attacks Before They Start
Philippe Alcoy, Cyber Security Technologist, APACCommentary
Video games are poised for a revolution, but benefits will come to fruition only if the industry can guarantee consistent performance and availability.
By Philippe Alcoy Cyber Security Technologist, APAC, 2/11/2021
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Cartoon Caption Winner: Insider Threat
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
And the winner of Dark Reading's January cartoon caption contest is ...
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 2/8/2021
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RF Enables Takeover of Hostile Drones
Jeffrey Starr, CMO, D-Fend SolutionsCommentary
Tempting as it may be to blast drones out of the sky, a less aggressive approach may yield better data about attackers and keep bystanders safe.
By Jeffrey Starr CMO, D-Fend Solutions, 2/2/2021
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Rethinking IoT Security: It's Not About the Devices
May Wang, Senior Distinguished Engineer at Palo Alto NetworksCommentary
Keeping IoT safe in the future will require securing the networks themselves. Focusing on the devices is a never-ending battle that will only become more burdensome.
By May Wang Senior Distinguished Engineer at Palo Alto Networks, 1/21/2021
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IoT Vendor Ubiquiti Suffers Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Cloud provider hosting "certain" IT systems attacked, company says.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/11/2021
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The Coolest Hacks of 2020
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Despite a pandemic and possibly the worst cyberattack campaign ever waged against the US, the year still had some bright spots when it came to "good" and creative hacks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/31/2020
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Enterprise IoT Security Is a Supply Chain Problem
Dan Cornell, CTO, Denim GroupCommentary
Organizations that wish to take advantage of the potential benefits of IoT systems in enterprise environments should start evaluating third-party risk during the acquisition process.
By Dan Cornell CTO, Denim Group, 12/23/2020
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Patching Still Poses Problems for Industrial Controllers, Networking Devices
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
More than 90% of devices that run popular embedded operating systems remain vulnerable to critical flaws disclosed more than a year ago.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/16/2020
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Juvenile Pleads Guilty to 2016 DNS Attack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Mirai botnet was used to target Sony in an attack that took down DynDNS and a number of its notable customers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/10/2020
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Google Shares Cloud Security Tips
Dark Reading Staff, News
Anton Chuvakin, head of solution strategy at Google Cloud Security, discusses common cloud security hurdles and how to get over them.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/10/2020
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Black Hat Europe: Dark Reading Video News Desk Coverage
Dark Reading Staff, News
Coming to you from virtual backgrounds and beautifully curated bookcases around the world, Dark Reading brings you video interviews with the leading researchers speaking at this week's Black Hat Europe.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/10/2020
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-13
A UXSS was discovered in the Thanos-Soft Cheetah Browser in Android 1.2.0 due to the inadequate filter of the intent scheme. This resulted in Cross-site scripting on the cheetah browser in any website.
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-13
The Motorola MH702x devices, prior to version, do not properly verify the server certificate during communication with the support server which could lead to the communication channel being accessible by an attacker.
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-13
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Lenovo Power Management Driver for Windows 10, prior to version, that could allow unauthorized access to the driver's device object.
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-13
A null pointer dereference vulnerability in Lenovo Power Management Driver for Windows 10, prior to version, that could cause systems to experience a blue screen error.
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-13
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