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 2020-06-04 21:45 

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New 'Tycoon' Ransomware Strain Targets Windows, Linux...

Researchers say Tycoon ransomware, which has targeted software and educational institutions, has a few traits they haven't seen before....

 2020-06-04 19:05 

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Malware Campaign Hides in Resumes and Medical Leave Forms...

The campaigns have been part of the overall increase in coronavirus-related malware activity....

 2020-06-04 18:00 

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Strengthening Secure Information Sharing Through Technology & Standards...

How data sharing, innovation, and regulatory standardization can make it easier for organizations to both contribute and consume critical threat intelligence....

 2020-06-04 16:20 

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Microsoft Office Files Most Popular for Exploit Tests...

A new report examines attacker methodologies to better understand how exploit testing is conducted in the wild....

 2020-06-04 14:00 

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Could Automation Kill the Security Analyst?...

Five skills to ensure job security in the Age of Automation....

 2020-06-04 11:30 

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What Usability Means to Security Pros...

The last thing cybersecurity executives and practitioners need are even more tools that are difficult to operate. Here's what they look for when assessing new tools....

 2020-06-03 21:25 

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Kaspersky IDs Sophisticated New Malware Targeted at Air-Gapped Systems...

'USBCulprit' is one of several tools that suggest previously known Cycldek group is more dangerous than previous assumed, security vendor says....

 2020-06-03 20:30 

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RATs 101: The Grimy Trojans That Scurry Through Remote Access Pipes...

Remote Access Trojans (RATs) can be the beginning of very bad things on your network or workstations....

 2020-06-03 20:25 

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Google Faces $5B Lawsuit for Tracking Users in Incognito Mode...

A proposed class-action lawsuit accuses Google of collecting browser data from people who used "private" mode....

 2020-06-03 19:15 

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Chasing RobbinHood: Up Close with an Evolving Threat...

A security researcher details how RobbinHood has changed and why it remains a threat for businesses to watch....

 2020-06-03 18:45 

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Old Spreadsheet Macro Tech Newly Popular with Criminals...

A 30-year-old macro technology for Microsoft Excel is finding new popularity as a cybersecurity attack vector....

 2020-06-03 18:00 

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What Government Contractors Need to Know About NIST, DFARS Password Reqs...

Organizations that fail to comply with these rules can get hit with backbreaking fines and class-action lawsuits....

 2020-06-03 15:45 

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Many Exchange Servers Are Still Vulnerable to Remote Exploit...

A privilege-escalation vulnerability patched in February by Microsoft continues to affect Exchange servers, with more than 80% of Internet-connected servers remaining vulnerable, one firm reports....

 2020-06-03 14:00 

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Social Distancing for Healthcare's IoT Devices...

Security pros need to double down around prevention of lateral movement by attackers, especially if IoT devices are connected to the network....

 2020-06-02 21:45 

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10 Tips for Maintaining Information Security During Layoffs...

Insider cyber threats are always an issue during layoffs -- but with record numbers of home office workers heading for the unemployment line, it's never been harder to maintain cybersecurity during offboarding....

 2020-06-02 21:40 

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Mobile Phishing Attacks Increase Sharply...

Organizations need to include smartphones and tablets in their phishing mitigation strategies, a new report suggests....

 2020-06-02 20:15 

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Companies Fall Short on Mandatory Reporting of Cybercrimes...

Understaffed and under fire, companies fail to report cybercrimes even when they are legally obligated to notify authorities, results of a new survey show....

 2020-06-02 19:40 

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Amtrak Breach Rolls Over Frequent Travelers...

The breach exposed usernames and passwords of an undisclosed number of program members....

 2020-06-02 18:00 

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Risk Assessment & the Human Condition...

Five lessons the coronavirus pandemic can teach security professionals to better assess, monitor, manage, and mitigate organizational risk....

 2020-06-02 16:00 

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Thycotic Buys Onion ID to Extend PAM Portfolio...

The acquisition brings three new products into Thycotic's privileged access management lineup....

 2020-06-02 14:50 

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Cybersecurity Spending Hits 'Temporary Pause' Amid Pandemic...

For now, security teams face freezes in projects and hiring - and budget cuts, security industry analysts say....

 2020-06-02 14:00 

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Banking on Data Security in a Time of Insecurity...

How banks can maintain security and data integrity in the middle of a pandemic....

 2020-06-01 21:39 

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Data on Indian Mobile Payments App Reportedly Exposed via Open S3 Bucket...

Over 7 million records exposed, according to vpnMentor, but app maker says there is no sign of malicious use....

 2020-06-01 21:10 

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Apple Pays Researcher $100,000 for Critical Vulnerability...

Apple has fixed a flaw in the "Sign in with Apple" feature that could have enabled attackers to break into user accounts for third-party services....

 2020-06-01 19:35 

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26 IoT Flaws Enable Denial-of-Service Attacks, Privilege Escalation...

Research details vulnerabilities in the Zephyr Real Time Operating Systems and MCUboot, both used in IoT devices and sensors....

 2020-06-01 17:35 

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Rare NSA Advisory About Russia-Based Cyberattacks Unlikely to Stop Them...

The Sandworm group -- behind disinformation and election-hacking campaigns and responsible for a 2016 power outage in the Ukraine -- is now targeting e-mail servers....

 2020-06-01 14:00 

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How AI and Automation Can Help Bridge the Cybersecurity Talent Gap...

Without the right tools and with not enough cybersecurity pros to fill the void, the talent gap will continue to widen....

 2020-06-01 11:40 

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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary...

Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-05-29 20:05 

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Bank of America Security Incident Affects PPP Applicants...

The incident occurred when Paycheck Protection Program applications were uploaded to a test platform and accidentally shared....

 2020-05-29 18:20 

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Abandoned Apps May Pose Security Risk to Mobile Devices...

Mobile providers don't often update users when applications are not supported by developers, security firm says....

 2020-05-29 17:45 

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Cisco Announces Patches to SaltStack...

The patches came after Cisco was notified by the Salt Open Core team that the vulnerabilities and updates were available....

 2020-05-29 14:00 

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Digital Distancing with Microsegmentation...

Physical distancing has blunted a virus's impact; the same idea can be applied to computers and networks to minimize breaches, attacks, and infections....

 2020-05-29 13:40 

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All Links Are Safe ... Right?...

Today is a perfect day for a security breach....

 2020-05-29 13:10 

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Zscaler Buys Edge Networks...

The acquisition is Zscaler's second major buy this quarter....

 2020-05-28 23:00 

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A Rogues' Gallery of MacOS Malware...

MacOS isn't immune from malware. Being prepared means understanding the nature of the worst threats a security team is likely to see attacking Macs in the enterprise....

 2020-05-28 21:25 

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GitHub Supply Chain Attack Uses Octopus Scanner Malware...

Octopus Scanner is a new malware used to compromise 26 open source projects in a massive GitHub supply chain attack....

 2020-05-28 21:10 

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Researchers ID Hacktivist Who Defaced Nearly 5,000 Websites...

Opsec mistakes lead a Check Point researcher to an individual in Brazil who was behind a longtime hacking campaign....

 2020-05-28 20:50 

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Valak Malware Retasked to Steal Data from US, German Firms...

Once considered a loader for other malware, Valak regularly conducts reconnaissance and steals information and credentials, new analysis shows....

 2020-05-28 18:15 

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NSA Warns Russia's 'Sandworm' Group Is Targeting Email Servers...

The Russian military group has been exploiting a flaw in the Exim mail transfer agent since last August, the NSA reports....

 2020-05-28 18:00 

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3 SMB Cybersecurity Myths Debunked...

Small and midsize businesses are better at cyber resilience than you might think....

 2020-05-28 16:20 

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Vulnerability Disclosures Drop in Q1 for First Time in a Decade...

Even with more security issues published on Patch Tuesdays, the total number of software flaws dropped for the first three months of 2020, according to one tally....

 2020-05-28 16:15 

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Google, Microsoft Brands Impersonated the Most in Form-Based Attacks...

Attackers are preying on users' inclination to click on familiar-looking websites, but instead trick them into sharing usernames and passwords....

 2020-05-28 15:20 

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Data Loss Spikes Under COVID-19 Lockdowns...

Two new reports suggest a massive gap between how organizations have prepared their cybersecurity defenses and the reality of their efficacy....

 2020-05-28 14:00 

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How Elite Protectors Operationalize Security Protection...

There is no silver bullet for cybersecurity. It takes the right people, with the right mindset, applying the right elements of good security from the data center to the SOC....

 2020-05-27 21:15 

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Stay-at-Home Orders Coincide With Massive DNS Surge...

A variety of sites saw as much as seven times the number of domain requests in late March and early April, suggesting attackers attempted massive denial-of-service attacks....

 2020-05-27 20:15 

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Cloud Security Architect Proves Hardest Infosec Role to Fill...

Nearly 70% of businesses struggle to recruit, hire, and retain cybersecurity talent, and many link security incidents to lack of skills....

 2020-05-27 19:50 

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Security 101: SQL Injection...

A carefully crafted attack can convince a database to reveal all its secrets. Understanding the basics of what the attack looks like and how to protect against it can go a long way toward limiting the threat....

 2020-05-27 19:23 

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HackerOne Bounties Hit $100M Milestone...

The bug-hunting platform has now paid more than $100 million in bounties since October 2013....

 2020-05-27 18:00 

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Standing Privilege: The Attacker's Advantage...

The credential is a commodity and will continue to be breached. As a result, focus and spending must shift toward the access that the credentials provide....

 2020-05-27 17:00 

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GDPR Enforcement Loosens Amid Pandemic...

The European Union has given some organizations more breathing room to remedy violations, yet no one should think regulators are planning to abandon the privacy legislation in the face of COVID-19....

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