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In A Crowded Endpoint Security Market, Consolidation Is Underway
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Experts examine the drivers pushing today's endpoint security market to consolidate as its many players compete to meet organizations' changing demands and transition to the cloud.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/18/2019
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Federal CIOs Zero In on Zero Trust
William Peteroy, Chief Technology Officer, Security, at GigamonCommentary
Here's how federal CIOs can begin utilizing the security concept and avoid predictable obstacles.
By William Peteroy Chief Technology Officer, Security, at Gigamon, 10/16/2019
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Symantec Adds Endpoint Security Tool to Revamp Portfolio
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Symantec Endpoint Security aims to deliver protection, detection, threat hunting, and response in a single tool.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/15/2019
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Sophos for Sale: Thoma Bravo Offers $3.9B
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Sophos' board of directors plans to unanimously recommend the offer to the company's shareholders.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/14/2019
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Tamper Protection Arrives for Microsoft Defender ATP
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The feature, designed to block unauthorized changes to security features, is now generally available.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/14/2019
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Akamai Snaps Up ChameleonX to Tackle Magecart
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The Israel-based ChameleonX aims to protect websites from cyberattacks targeting payment data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/10/2019
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Magecart Attack on Volusion Highlights Supply Chain Dangers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Attackers compromised Volusion's Google Cloud environment to load malicious skimmer code onto more than 6,500 customer sites.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/10/2019
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How the Software-Defined Perimeter Is Redefining Access Control
Gilad Steinberg, Founder & CTO at Odo SecurityCommentary
In a world where traditional network boundaries no longer exist, VPNs are showing their age.
By Gilad Steinberg Founder & CTO at Odo Security, 10/9/2019
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Microsoft Issues 9 Critical Security Patches
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
None of the total 59 patches were for previously known vulnerabilities nor are any under active attack, Microsoft reports.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/8/2019
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Business Email Compromise Attacks Spike 269%
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new Mimecast report finds a significant uptick in BEC attacks, malware attachments, and spam landing in target inboxes.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/8/2019
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8 Ways Businesses Unknowingly Help Hackers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
From lengthy email signatures to employees' social media posts, we look at the many ways organizations make it easier for attackers to break in.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/4/2019
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Researchers Link Magecart Group 4 to Cobalt Group
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Their findings demonstrate how Group 4 is likely conducting server-side skimming in addition to client-side activity.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/3/2019
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New Silent Starling Attack Group Puts Spin on BEC
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The West African cybergang has successfully infiltrated more than 500 companies using a tactic dubbed 'vendor email compromise.'
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/2/2019
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218M Words with Friends Players Compromised in Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The same attacker was reportedly behind the Collection #1 and Collection #2 data dumps earlier this year.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/30/2019
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Cloud Vulnerability Could Let One Server Compromise Thousands
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A flaw in the OnApp cloud management platform could let an attacker compromise a private cloud with access to a single server.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/27/2019
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DoorDash Breach Affects 4.9M Merchants, Customers, Workers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The May 4 incident exposed data belonging to users on the platform on or before April 5, 2018.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/27/2019
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Cloud-Native Applications: Shift to Serverless is Underway
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new report explores changes in cloud-native applications and complexities involved with securing them.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/26/2019
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Airbus Cyberattack Landed on Suppliers' Networks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Four separate incidents over the past year have targeted Airbus suppliers for the manufacturer's sensitive commercial data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/26/2019
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When Compliance Isn't Enough: A Case for Integrated Risk Management
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Why governance, risk, and compliance solutions lull companies into a false sense of security, and how to form a more effective approach.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/25/2019
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Microsoft's Azure Sentinel SIEM Now Generally Available
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The cloud-native SIEM is designed to search data from users, applications, servers, and devices running on-prem and in the cloud.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/25/2019
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CVE-2019-18216
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-20
** DISPUTED ** The BIOS configuration design on ASUS ROG Zephyrus M GM501GS laptops with BIOS 313 relies on the main battery instead of using a CMOS battery, which reduces the value of a protection mechanism in which booting from a USB device is prohibited. Attackers who have physical laptop access ...
CVE-2019-18214
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-19
The Video_Converter app 0.1.0 for Nextcloud allows denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via multiple concurrent conversions because many FFmpeg processes may be running at once. (The workload is not queued for serial execution.)
CVE-2019-18202
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-19
Information Disclosure is possible on WAGO Series PFC100 and PFC200 devices before FW12 due to improper access control. A remote attacker can check for the existence of paths and file names via crafted HTTP requests.
CVE-2019-18209
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-19
templates/pad.html in Etherpad-Lite 1.7.5 has XSS when the browser does not encode the path of the URL, as demonstrated by Internet Explorer.
CVE-2019-18198
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-18
In the Linux kernel before 5.3.4, a reference count usage error in the fib6_rule_suppress() function in the fib6 suppression feature of net/ipv6/fib6_rules.c, when handling the FIB_LOOKUP_NOREF flag, can be exploited by a local attacker to corrupt memory, aka CID-ca7a03c41753.