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What Happens If Time Gets Hacked
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Renowned hardware security expert raises alarm on the risk and dangers of cyberattackers targeting the current time-synchronization infrastructure.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/11/2021
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Who's In Your Wallet? Exploring Mobile Wallet Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Security flaws in contactless payments for transportation systems could lead to fraud for stolen devices, researchers find.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/25/2021
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Research Highlights Significant Evolution in Email Security
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Emerging Technologies, OmdiaCommentary
Email security is in transition, from on-premises to the cloud, from inline to API-based, and from stand-alone to integrated into XDR. New research from Omdia highlights where the market is today, and where it is heading.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Emerging Technologies, Omdia, 9/27/2021
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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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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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Microsoft: Israeli Firm's Tools Used to Target Activists, Dissidents
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Candiru sold spyware that exploited Windows vulnerabilities and had been used in attacks against dissidents, activists, and journalists.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/15/2021
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IoT-Specific Malware Infections Jumped 700% Amid Pandemic
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Gafgyt and Mirai malware represented majority of IoT malware, new data from Zscaler shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/15/2021
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Why We Need to Raise the Red Flag Against FragAttacks
Amichai Shulman, CTO and Co-founder of AirEyeCommentary
Proliferation of wireless devices increases the risk that corporate networks will be attacked with this newly discovered breed of Wi-Fi-based cyber assault.
By Amichai Shulman CTO and Co-founder of AirEye, 7/13/2021
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Cartoon Caption Winner: Sight Unseen
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
And the winner of Dark Reading's June contest is ...
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 7/9/2021
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Fake Android Apps Promise Cryptomining Services to Steal Funds
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researchers discover more than 170 Android apps that advertise cloud cryptocurrency mining services and fail to deliver.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/7/2021
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Secured-Core PCs May Mitigate Firmware Attacks, but Adoption Lags
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Microsoft maintains that exploitation of recent Dell vulnerabilities would be blocked on ultra-secure PCs - but most systems do not have the technology yet.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/2/2021
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Amazon Acquires Secure Messaging Platform Wickr
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
AWS CISO Stephen Schmidt says the acquisition is strategic amid the proliferation of remote work.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/25/2021
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Survey Seeks to Learn How 2020 Changed Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Respondents to a new Dark Reading/Omdia survey will be entered into a drawing for a Black Hat Black Card.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/23/2021
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Name That Toon: Sight Unseen
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 6/14/2021
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Many Mobile Apps Intentionally Using Insecure Connections for Sending Data
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
A new analysis of iOS and Android apps released to Apple's and Google's app stores over the past five years found many to be deliberately breaking HTTPS protections.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/11/2021
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Healthcare Device Security Firm COO Charged With Hacking Medical Center
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Vikas Singla, chief operating officer of security firm that provides products and services to the healthcare industry, faces charges surrounding a cyberattack he allegedly conducted against Duluth, Ga.-based Gwinnett Medical Center.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/10/2021
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New Security Event @Hack to Take Place in Saudi Arabia
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Saudi Federation of Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones (SAFCSP) and Informa Tech will launch a multi-day event in Riyadh this November.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/9/2021
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FBI Issued Encrypted Devices to Capture Criminals
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A sting operation delivered devices into the hands of global criminals and used the intelligence gathered to stop drug crimes.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/8/2021
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Cartoon Caption Winner: Road Trip
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
And the winner of Dark Reading's cartoon caption contest is ...
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 6/7/2021
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Most Mobile Apps Can Be Compromised in 15 Minutes or Less
Alan Bavosa, VP, Security Products, at AppdomeCommentary
In the name of releasing apps quickly and delivering a smooth user experience, mobile app security is often given short shrift.
By Alan Bavosa VP, Security Products, at Appdome, 5/28/2021
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PUBLISHED: 2023-05-26
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