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68% of Companies Say Red Teaming Beats Blue Teaming
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The majority of organizations surveyed find red team exercises more effective than blue team testing, research shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/15/2019
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Stronger Defenses Force Cybercriminals to Rethink Strategy
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers see the rise of new relationships and attack techniques as criminals put companies' resilience to the test.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/14/2019
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Microsoft Patches Wormable RCE Vulns in Remote Desktop Services
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Similar to the now-patched 'BlueKeep' vulnerability, two flaws fixed today could let malware spread across vulnerable computers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/13/2019
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2019 Pwnie Award Winners (And Those Who Wish They Weren't)
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
This year's round-up includes awards into two new categories: most under-hyped research and epic achievement.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 8/13/2019
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Rethinking Website Spoofing Mitigation
Dr. Salvatore Stolfo, Fouder & CTO, Allure SecurityCommentary
Deception technology is evolving rapidly, making it easier for organizations to turn the tables on their attackers. Here's how.
By Dr. Salvatore Stolfo Fouder & CTO, Allure Security, 8/7/2019
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Russian Attack Group Uses Phones & Printers to Breach Corporate Networks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Microsoft spotted Strontium, also known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, using IoT devices to breach businesses and seek high-value data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/6/2019
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Destructive Malware Attacks Up 200% in 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Organizations hit with destructive malware can lose more than 12,000 machines and face $200 million or more in costs, IBM X-Force reports.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/5/2019
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Capital One: What We Should Learn This Time
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Where Capital One went wrong, what the bank did right, and more key takeaways from the latest mega-breach.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/2/2019
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Google Cloud Debuts New Security Capabilities
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Updates include Advanced Protection Program for the enterprise and general availability of password vaulted apps in Cloud Identity and G Suite.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/31/2019
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Why the Network Is Central to IoT Security
Jon Green, President & CTO for Security at Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard EnterpriseCommentary
Is there something strange about your network activity? Better make sure all of your IoT devices are under control.
By Jon Green President & CTO for Security at Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 7/31/2019
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Former Twitter CISO Launches Startup to Secure Cloud Collaboration
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Altitude Networks, led by Michael Coates and Amir Kavousian, aims to prevent accidental and malicious file sharing.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/31/2019
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8 Free Tools to Be Showcased at Black Hat and DEF CON
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Expect a full slate of enterprise-class open source tools to take the spotlight when security researchers share their bounties with the community at large.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/31/2019
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Capital One Breach Affects 100M US Citizens, 6M Canadians
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The breach exposed credit card application data, Social Security numbers, and linked bank accounts, among other information.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/30/2019
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4 Network Security Mistakes Bound to Bite You
Shane Buckley, President & Chief Operating Officer, GigamonCommentary
It's Shark Week again! Are you ready to outmaneuver sharks of the cyber variety? These tips can help.
By Shane Buckley President & Chief Operating Officer, Gigamon, 7/29/2019
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FormGet Storage Bucket Leaks Passport Scans, Bank Details
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Exposed files include mortgage and loan information, passport and driver's license scans, internal corporate files, and shipping labels.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/26/2019
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Johannesburg Ransomware Attack Leaves Residents in the Dark
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The virus affected the network, applications, and databases at City Power, which delivers electricity to the South African financial hub.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/25/2019
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VPNs' Future: Less Reliant on Users, More Transparent, And Smarter
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
Virtual private networking is poised to become more automated and intelligent, especially as endpoints associated with cloud services and the IoT need protection.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 7/24/2019
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New IPS Architecture Uses Network Flow Data for Analysis
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Can a stream of data intended for network performance monitoring be the basis of network security? One company says the answer is 'yes.'
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/23/2019
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CISA Warns Public About the Risks of 5G
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Vulnerabilities include everything from physical risks through the supply chain to business risks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/23/2019
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How Cybercriminals Break into the Microsoft Cloud
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Microsoft and Trimarc researchers explore the most common attacks against the cloud and effective defenses and mitigation.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/22/2019
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CVE-2019-15160
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
The SweetXml (aka sweet_xml) package through 0.6.6 for Erlang and Elixir allows attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via an XML entity expansion attack with an inline DTD.
CVE-2019-15150
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
In the OAuth2 Client extension before 0.4 for MediaWiki, a CSRF vulnerability exists due to the OAuth2 state parameter not being checked in the callback function.
CVE-2017-18550
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13. There is potential exposure of kernel stack memory because aac_get_hba_info does not initialize the hbainfo structure.
CVE-2017-18551
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in drivers/i2c/i2c-core-smbus.c in the Linux kernel before 4.14.15. There is an out of bounds write in the function i2c_smbus_xfer_emulated.
CVE-2017-18552
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in net/rds/af_rds.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. There is an out of bounds write and read in the function rds_recv_track_latency.