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CISA Launches JCDC, the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
"We can't do this alone," the new CISA director told attendees in a keynote at Black Hat USA today.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/5/2021
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Incident Responders Explore Microsoft 365 Attacks in the Wild
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Mandiant experts discuss the novel techniques used to evade detection, automate data theft, and achieve persistent access.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/5/2021
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Researchers Find Significant Vulnerabilities in macOS Privacy Protections
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Attacks require executing code on a system but foil Apple's approach to protecting private data and systems files.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/5/2021
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A New Approach to Securing Authentication Systems' Core Secrets
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers at Black Hat USA explain issues around defending "Golden Secrets" and present an approach to solving the problem.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/5/2021
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Organizations Still Struggle to Hire & Retain Infosec Employees: Report
Joan Goodchild, Staff EditorNews
Security leaders are challenged to fill application security and cloud computing jobs in particular, survey data shows.
By Joan Goodchild Staff Editor, 8/5/2021
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Why Supply Chain Attacks Are Destined to Escalate
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
In his keynote address at Black Hat USA on Wednesday, Matt Tait, chief operating officer at Corellium, called for software platform vendors and security researchers to do their part to thwart the fallout of software supply chain compromises.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/5/2021
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New Normal Demands New Security Leadership Structure
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
At the inaugural Omdia Analyst Summit, experts discuss where the past year has created gaps in traditional security strategy and how organizations can fill them.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/2/2021
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Multiple Zero-Day Flaws Discovered in Popular Hospital Pneumatic Tube System
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
"PwnedPiper" flaws could allow attackers to disrupt delivery of lab samples or steal hospital employee credentials, new research shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/2/2021
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8 Security Tools to be Unveiled at Black Hat USA
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Security researchers and practitioners share a host of new cyber tools for penetration testing, reverse engineering, malware defense, and more.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/28/2021
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Biden Administration Responds to Geopolitical Cyber Threats
Tanner Johnson, Principal Analyst, Data Security, OmdiaCommentary
In response to growing concerns regarding the recent uptick in large-scale, nation-state-backed ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure, the Biden administration is taking new action to tackle the evolving challenges posed by ransomware attacks.
By Tanner Johnson Principal Analyst, Data Security, Omdia, 7/23/2021
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7 Hot Cyber Threat Trends to Expect at Black Hat
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
A sneak peek of some of the main themes at Black Hat USA next month.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/22/2021
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Law Firm for Ford, Pfizer, Exxon Discloses Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Campbell Conroy & O'Neil reports the attack affected personal data including Social Security numbers, passport numbers, and payment card data for some individuals.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/19/2021
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US Accuses China of Using Criminal Hackers in Cyber Espionage Operations
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
DOJ indicts four Chinese individuals for alleged role in attacks targeting intellectual property, trade secrets belonging to defense contractors, maritime companies, aircraft service firms, and others.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 7/19/2021
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How Gaming Attack Data Aids Defenders Across Industries
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
Web application attacks against the video game industry quadrupled in 2020 compared to the previous year, but companies outside entertainment can learn from the data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/19/2021
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NSO Group Spyware Used On Journalists & Activists Worldwide
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
An investigation finds Pegasus spyware, intended for use on criminals and terrorists, has been used in targeted campaigns against others around the world.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/19/2021
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When Ransomware Comes to (Your) Town
Derek Prall, Contributing Writer,
While steps for defending against a ransomware attack vary based on the size of the government entity and the resources available to each one, rooting out ransomware ultimately will come down to two things: system architecture and partnerships.
By Derek Prall, Contributing Writer , 7/19/2021
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7 Ways AI and ML Are Helping and Hurting Cybersecurity
Andrey Shklyarov & Dmitry Vyrostkov, Chief Compliance Officer, DataArt / Chief Software Architect, Security Services, DataArtCommentary
In the right hands, artificial intelligence and machine learning can enrich our cyber defenses. In the wrong hands, they can create significant harm.
By Andrey Shklyarov & Dmitry Vyrostkov Chief Compliance Officer, DataArt / Chief Software Architect, Security Services, DataArt, 7/19/2021
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Breaking Down the Threat of Going All-In With Microsoft Security
Nat Kausik, CEO and Co-Founder of BitglassCommentary
Limit risk by dividing responsibility for infrastructure, tools, and security.
By Nat Kausik CEO and Co-Founder of Bitglass, 7/19/2021
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Researchers Create New Approach to Detect Brand Impersonation
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A team of Microsoft researchers developed and trained a Siamese Neural Network to detect brand impersonation attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/16/2021
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Recent Attacks Lead to Renewed Calls for Banning Ransom Payments
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
While attackers in protected jurisdictions continue to get massive sums for continuing to breach organizations, the ransomware threat will only continue to grow.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/16/2021
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CVE-2020-22392
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-05
Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in Subrion CMS 4.2.2 when adding a blog and then editing an image file.
CVE-2021-3591
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-05
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: none. Reason: This candidate was withdrawn by its CNA. Notes: none.
CVE-2021-3642
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-05
A flaw was found in Wildfly Elytron where ScramServer may be susceptible to Timing Attack if enabled. The highest threat of this vulnerability is confidentiality. This flaw affectes Wildfly Elytron versions prior to 1.10.14.Final, prior to 1.15.5.Final and prior to 1.16.1.Final.
CVE-2021-3655
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-05
A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel in versions before v5.14-rc1. Missing size validations on inbound SCTP packets may allow the kernel to read uninitialized memory.
CVE-2021-32003
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-05
Unprotected Transport of Credentials vulnerability in SiteManager provisioning service allows local attacker to capture credentials if the service is used after provisioning. This issue affects: Secomea SiteManager All versions prior to 9.5 on Hardware.
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