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 2020-03-20 16:45 

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Proof of Concept Released for kr00k Wi-Fi Vulnerability...

The code demonstrates a relatively simple method to exploit a vulnerability in more than a billion devices....

 2020-03-20 14:00 

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Security Ratings Are a Dangerous Fantasy...

They don't predict breaches, and they don't help people make valuable business decisions or make users any safer....

 2020-03-20 13:10 

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Attack Surface, Vulnerabilities Increase as Orgs Respond to COVID-19 Crisis...

In typical fashion, attackers are gearing up to take advantage of the surge in teleworking prompted by the pandemic....

 2020-03-19 22:00 

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Misconfigured Elasticsearch Instance Exposes More Than 5 Billion Records...

The collections contained information collected by a UK research firm on data breaches from the years 2012 to 2019....

 2020-03-19 15:35 

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DDoS Attack Targets German Food Delivery Service...

Liefrando delivers food from more than 15,000 restaurants in Germany, where people under COVID-19 restrictions depend on the service....

 2020-03-19 14:55 

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VPN Usage Surges as More Nations Shut Down Offices...

As social distancing becomes the norm, interest in virtual private networks has rocketed, with some providers already seeing a doubling in users and traffic since the beginning of the year....

 2020-03-19 14:30 

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New Study Calls Common Risk Figure into Question...

Many risk models use a commonly quoted number -- $150 per record -- to estimate the cost of an incident. A new study from the Cyentia Institute says misusing that number means that estimates are almost never accurate....

 2020-03-19 14:00 

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Cyber Resilience Benchmarks 2020...

Here are four things that separate the leaders from the laggards when fighting cyber threats....

 2020-03-19 14:00 

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Achieving DevSecOps Requires Cutting Through the Jargon...

Establishing a culture where security can work easily with developers starts with making sure they can at least speak the same language....

 2020-03-19 14:00 

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TA505 Targets HR Departments with Poisoned CVs...

Infamous cybercrime organization spotted in attacks that employ legitimate software -- and Google Drive....

 2020-03-19 12:00 

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Quantifying Cyber Risk: Why You Must & Where to Start...

Quantifying cybersecurity risks can be a critical step in understanding those risks and getting executive support to address them....

 2020-03-18 21:25 

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Skimmer May Have Put NutriBullet Customers' Card Data at Risk for Nearly a Month...

Blender maker is the latest victim of Magecart....

 2020-03-18 21:05 

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TrickBot Module Takes Aim at Remote Desktops...

The module, still in development, focuses on compromising Windows systems by brute-forcing accounts via the Remote Desktop Protocol....

 2020-03-18 20:55 

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Process Injection Tops Attacker Techniques for 2019...

Attackers commonly use remote administration and network management tools for lateral movement, a new pool of threat data shows....

 2020-03-18 19:00 

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500,000 Documents Exposed in Open S3 Bucket Incident...

The open database exposed highly sensitive financial and business documents related to two financial organizations....

 2020-03-18 18:00 

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Facebook Got Tagged, but not Hard Enough...

Ensuring that our valuable biometric information is protected is worth more than a $550 million settlement....

 2020-03-18 15:15 

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Trend Micro Patches Two Zero-Days Under Attack...

Businesses are urged to update the Apex One and OfficeScan XG enterprise security products as soon as possible....

 2020-03-18 14:00 

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What the Battle of Britain Can Teach Us About Cybersecurity's Human Element...

During WWII, the British leveraged both technology and human intelligence to help win the war. Security leaders must learn the lessons of history and consider how the human element can make their machine-based systems more effective....

 2020-03-17 21:30 

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Attorney General Directs DoJ to Prioritize Coronavirus Crime...

Criminal activity related to the pandemic cannot be tolerated, William Barr states in memo....

 2020-03-17 19:30 

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Startup Offering Secure Access to Corporate Apps Emerges from Stealth...

Axis Security has raised $17 million in VC funding....

 2020-03-17 18:35 

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Security Lessons We've Learned (So Far) from COVID-19...

Takeaways about fighting new fires, securely enabling remote workforces, and human nature during difficult times....

 2020-03-17 18:00 

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This Tax Season, Save the Scorn and Protect Customers from Phishing Scams...

As security professionals, it's easy to get cynical about the continued proliferation of tax ID theft and blame the consumers themselves. But that doesn't help anyone....

 2020-03-17 15:40 

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Remote Workforce Jumps 15% In Two Weeks...

Netskope reports the total number of remote employees is the highest it has ever observed....

 2020-03-17 15:00 

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InfoSec Pros Uncertain About Relationships With Partner Security Teams...

Only half of respondents to a recent Dark Reading study felt confident that their third-party business partners would, at least, tell them if a compromise occurred....

 2020-03-17 14:00 

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Needed: A Cybersecurity Good Samaritan Law...

Legislation should protect the good hackers who are helping to keep us safe, not just go after the bad....

 2020-03-17 12:30 

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Many Ransomware Attacks Can be Stopped Before They Begin...

The tendency by many attackers to wait for the right time to strike gives defenders an opening, FireEye says....

 2020-03-16 21:05 

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Privacy in a Pandemic: What You Can (and Can't) Ask Employees...

Businesses struggle to strike a balance between workplace health and employees' privacy rights in the midst of a global health emergency....

 2020-03-16 19:00 

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Five Indicted on Romance and Lottery Fraud Charges...

Fraudsters allegedly targeted elderly victims, ultimately wringing more than $4 million from their bank accounts....

 2020-03-16 16:50 

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Hellman & Friedman Acquires Checkmarx for $1.5B...

The private equity firm will buy Checkmarx from Insight Partners, which will continue to own a minority interest....

 2020-03-16 16:50 

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Hellman & Friedman Acquires Checkmarx for $1.15B...

The private equity firm will buy Checkmarx from Insight Partners, which will continue to own a minority interest....

 2020-03-16 16:30 

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Fewer Vulnerabilities in Web Frameworks, but Exploits Remain Steady...

Attackers continue to focus on web and application frameworks, such as Apache Struts and WordPress, fighting against a decline in vulnerabilities, according to an analysis....

 2020-03-16 14:00 

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4 Ways Thinking 'Childishly' Can Empower Security Professionals...

Younger minds -- more agile and less worried by failure -- provide a useful model for cyber defenders to think more creatively....

 2020-03-13 21:30 

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DDoS Attack Trends Reveal Stronger Shift to IoT, Mobile...

Attackers are capitalizing on the rise of misconfigured Internet-connected devices running the WS-Discovery protocol, and mobile carriers are hosting distributed denial-of-service weapons....

 2020-03-13 18:25 

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Big BEC Bust Brings Down Dozens...

Two dozen individuals have been named in the latest arrests of alleged participants in a business email compromise scheme that cost victims $30 million....

 2020-03-13 17:00 

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Beyond Burnout: What Is Cybersecurity Doing to Us?...

Infosec professionals may feel not only fatigued, but isolated, unwell, and unsafe. And the problem may hurt both them and the businesses they aim to protect....

 2020-03-13 16:35 

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What Cybersecurity Pros Really Think About Artificial Intelligence...

While there's a ton of unbounded optimism from vendor marketing and consultant types, practitioners are still reserving a lot of judgment....

 2020-03-13 16:15 

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Princess Cruises Confirms Data Breach...

The cruise liner, forced to shut down operations due to coronavirus, says the incident may have compromised passengers' personal data....

 2020-03-13 15:00 

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A Lesson in Social Engineering...

What kind of school project is this?...

 2020-03-13 14:00 

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Texas Chose to Fight Ransomware and Not Pay. What About the Rest of Us?...

Law-abiding folks like us applauded Texas for its bravery - but would we have the steel will to stand on the side of justice if it happened to us? Probably not....

 2020-03-12 22:20 

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Russia-Based Turla APT Group's Infrastructure, Activity Traceable...

Threat actor's practice of using known malware and tactics gives an opening for defenders, says Recorded Future....

 2020-03-12 21:15 

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New Report Shows Breach Costs Continuing to Grow...

The costs associated with data breaches climb alongside the amount of data managed by the enterprise according to the latest Global Protection Index Snapshot....

 2020-03-12 20:45 

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New Android Malware Strain Sneaks Cookies from Facebook...

Two malware modifications, when combined, can snatch cookies collected by browsers and social networking apps....

 2020-03-12 19:50 

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CASB 101: Why a Cloud Access Security Broker Matters...

A CASB isn't a WAF, isn't an NGF, and isn't an SWG. So what is it, precisely, and why do you need one to go along with all the other letters? Read on for the answer....

 2020-03-12 18:00 

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Working from Home? These Tips Can Help You Adapt...
 2020-03-12 16:55 

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Microsoft Patches Leaked Remote Code Execution Flaw...

A vulnerability in Microsoft's Server Message Block protocol prompted concerns of wormable exploits when it was disclosed this week....

 2020-03-12 14:00 

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Back to the Future: A Threat Intelligence Journey...

Threat intelligence needs the problem solvers, the curious ones, the mission seekers, the analytical minds, the defenders, and the fierce -- whatever their gender....

 2020-03-11 21:55 

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission Slams US Cybersecurity Readiness...

The federal commission outlined more than 60 recommendations to remedy major security problems....

 2020-03-11 21:50 

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Ransomware Increasingly Targeting Small Governments...

To get back up and running quickly, and because it's cheaper, city and county governments often pay the ransom, especially if insurance companies are footing the bill. The result: More ransomware....

 2020-03-11 21:30 

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Microsoft Discloses New Remote Execution Flaw in SMBv3...

A patch for the flaw is not yet available, but there are no known exploits -- so far....

 2020-03-11 20:50 

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COVID-19 Drives Rush to Remote Work. Is Your Security Team Ready?...

A rapid transition to remote work puts pressure on security teams to understand and address a wave of potential security risks....

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