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Larry Loeb Author, | 12/6/2019
Aviatrix, an enterprise VPN company with customers that include NASA, Shell and BT, has recently dealt with a vulnerability that was uncovered by Immersive Labs researcher and content engineer Alex Seymour. The descriptive blog was released on December 5, 2019 and outlines the specifics of the problem.
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Oliver Schonschek Security Now News Analyst, | 12/5/2019
The German Federal Government wants to join forces with other European partners to create a secure cloud for Europe called GAIA-X. The resulting data infrastructure should strengthen both the digital sovereignty for the demand of cloud services and the scalability and competitive position of European cloud providers. In the meantime, US cloud providers ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 12/5/2019
Omer Tsarfati and his team at security firm CyberArk are now finally able to discuss a major OAuth 2.0 vulnerability that affects Microsoft Azure web services which they have been sitting on since October, according to their timeline.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 12/4/2019
Diana Kelley and Seema Kathuria of Microsoft would like to remind you that unlike wide-angle phishing, "spear fishing" is very highly targeted phishing. If it shows up for a user, someone was trying to put it there.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 12/3/2019
The Microsoft Defender ATP Research Team has begun to discuss a polymorphic threat ("Dexphot") that it has been tracking for over a year.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/29/2019
The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors (CWE Top 25) is a list of what has been judged to be the most widespread and critical weaknesses that can lead to serious vulnerabilities in software. These kinds of weaknesses are often easy to find and exploit. They can be dangerous because they can frequently allow threat ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/28/2019
A security vulnerability affecting the Linux enterprise search tool Apache Solr has been reclassified by Tenable as "high severity status." It seems that the default configuration of Solr on Solr 8.1.1 and 8.2.0 for Linux (but not for Windows) allows a remote code execution (RCE).
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/27/2019
Researchers from Boston University have recently shown how really small amounts of disinformation can taint the learning process that is used by many "AI" programs.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/26/2019
Security researchers Daniel Prizmant, Guy Meoded, Freddy Ouzan and Hanan Natan, who work at endpoint protection firm Nyotron, have found a way that ransomware can bypass the protections which operating system vendors have built into their products. Other software products that try and stop ransomware are also affected by the exploit.
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