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Steve Zurier has more than 30 years of journalism and publishing experience, most of the last 24 of which were spent covering networking and security technology. Steve is based in Columbia, Md.

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7 IoT Tips for Home Users

7/2/2020
Whether for business or pleasure, you're on your own once you walk into the house with a new Internet of Things device. Here's how to keep everyone secure.

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8 'SOC-as-a-Service' Offerings

4/12/2019
These new cloud services seek to help companies figure out what their traditional SIEM alerts mean, plus how they can prioritize responses and improve their security operations.

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10 Movies All Security Pros Should Watch

3/26/2019
Don't expect to read about any of the classics, like 'War Games' or 'Sneakers,' which have appeared on so many lists before. Rather, we've broadened our horizons with this great mix of documentaries, hacker movies, and flicks based on short stories.

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6 M&A Security Tips

7/9/2018
Companies are realizing that the security posture of an acquired organization should be considered as part of their due diligence process.

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8 Ways Hackers Monetize Stolen Data

4/17/2018
Hackers are craftier than ever, pilfering PII piecemeal so bad actors can combine data to set up schemes to defraud medical practices, steal military secrets and hijack R&D product information.

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CVE-2020-15479
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-07
An issue was discovered in PassMark BurnInTest through 9.1, OSForensics through 7.1, and PerformanceTest through 10. The driver's IOCTL request handler attempts to copy the input buffer onto the stack without checking its size and can cause a buffer overflow. This could lead to arbitrary Ring-0 code...
CVE-2020-15480
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-07
An issue was discovered in PassMark BurnInTest through 9.1, OSForensics through 7.1, and PerformanceTest through 10. The kernel driver exposes IOCTL functionality that allows low-privilege users to map arbitrary physical memory into the address space of the calling process. This could lead to arbitr...
CVE-2020-5412
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-07
Spring Cloud Netflix, versions 2.2.x prior to 2.2.4, versions 2.1.x prior to 2.1.6, and older unsupported versions allow applications to use the Hystrix Dashboard proxy.stream endpoint to make requests to any server reachable by the server hosting the dashboard. A malicious user, or attacker, can se...
CVE-2020-13376
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-07
SecurEnvoy SecurMail 9.3.503 allows attackers to upload executable files and achieve OS command execution via a crafted SecurEnvoyReply cookie.
CVE-2020-15907
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-07
In Mahara 19.04 before 19.04.6, 19.10 before 19.10.4, and 20.04 before 20.04.1, certain places could execute file or folder names containing JavaScript.