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Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb  
8/20/2019   Post a comment
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb  
8/20/2019   Post a comment
Hardware for security may just get hot.
CTF Protocol Serves as a Low-Level Way to Take Over Windows Machines
Larry Loeb  
8/16/2019   Post a comment
There is a protocol in Windows that has been around since the days of Windows XP, which has been found to be insecure.
Security Assurance Is a Long-Term & Ongoing Investment
Steve Durbin  
8/14/2019   Post a comment
Establishing a business-focused security assurance program is a long-term, ongoing investment.
A Brace Helps to Balance the Load
Larry Loeb  
8/13/2019   Post a comment
A syntax construct inside the TCL language is allowing injection attacks to occur.
This RAT Doesn't Squeak Much
Larry Loeb  
8/13/2019   Post a comment
Saefko does stuff. Lots of stuff.
European Approach to Artificial Intelligence: Ethics Is Key
Oliver Schonschek  
8/13/2019   Post a comment
The socio-economic, legal and ethical impacts of AI must be carefully addressed, says the European Commission.
State Farm Insurance Notifies Users About a Breach but Doesn't Panic
Larry Loeb  
8/9/2019   Post a comment
State Farm Insurance has filed a notice of data breach that involved customer accounts, seemingly to meet California regulations.
MSFT Walks Back Original Action, Admits RDP Vulnerability Affects Hyper-V
Larry Loeb  
8/9/2019   Post a comment
Check Point Research's Eyal Itkin told the world in February of this year that there were multiple critical vulnerabilities in the widely used RDP protocol.
Wipro Says That Target on the Enterprise's Back Just Got Bigger
Larry Loeb  
8/7/2019   Post a comment
Wipro has presented the third edition of their 'State of Cybersecurity Report,' looking at trends and behaviors that have occurred over the last year.
Has Your Employee Been Compromised by Sextortion?
Larry Loeb  
8/5/2019   Post a comment
Sextortion is one particular kind of extortion that is defined by the Cambridge dictionary as "The practice of forcing someone to do something by threatening to publish sexual information about them."
Bulletproof Proxy Providers Try to Hide Botnet IP Address Needles in Haystacks
Larry Loeb  
8/2/2019   Post a comment
Cequence Security's CQ Prime research team thinks it has spotted a new trend it calls 'bulletproof proxies.'
Who Is Phoning Home on Your Firm's Dime?
Larry Loeb  
8/1/2019   Post a comment
ExtraHop customers in 2018 and the first weeks of 2019 took a look at some third-party supplied enterprise software's behavior and were not pleased when it would, unannounced, call home for its creators.
Capital One Had to Be Told by Outsider That Data Breach Occurred
Larry Loeb  
7/30/2019   Post a comment
Capital One got hacked and didn't even know it.
Kubernetes Won't Get Secure Just Sitting There
Larry Loeb  
7/30/2019   Post a comment
Let's delve into containers.
Not Using DMARC Security Protocol Leaves Businesses Vulnerable to Spoofing
Larry Loeb  
7/29/2019   Post a comment
A global survey found that most business and government domains don't use DMARC, which opens them up to email spoofing.
IT Modernization: Needed & Not Easy
Larry Loeb  
7/26/2019   Post a comment
'Challenges with architecture modernization' ranks high on IT survey respondents' list of grievances.
Sanctioned Russian Spies Can Own Your Android Device
Larry Loeb  
7/25/2019   Post a comment
It's professional-grade naughtiness, people.
Comodo Leaves AV Vulnerabilities Unpatched
Larry Loeb  
7/25/2019   Post a comment
Even though Comodo was notified by Tenable in April of the problems, no patches by have been forthcoming from the antivirus firm.
Palo Alto Networks Does Not Fully Address Vulnerability in GlobalProtect SSL VPN Solution
Larry Loeb  
7/24/2019   1 comment
If Palo Alto Networks wants to keep the trust of its customers in the future, it will have to do much better in how it relates to them.
Skylight Says Cylance Can Be Bypassed; Cylance Says, 'Not So Fast, There!'
Larry Loeb  
7/23/2019   Post a comment
Skylight's findings certainly gained attention, but at what cost to the company's credibility?
Bluetooth Devices Leaking Tracking Data
Larry Loeb  
7/19/2019   Post a comment
Researchers from Boston University found that the current version of Bluetooth Low Energy, as implemented by Apple iOS and Windows 10, leaked identifiers that allowed tracking of the device that was using BLE.
Malvertising Adds Sophistication to Disruption
Larry Loeb  
7/17/2019   Post a comment
French security researcher Malekal delved into a murky world.
New BitPaymer Ransomware Discovered Hunting Big Game
Larry Loeb  
7/16/2019   Post a comment
New variant shares most of its code with the BitPaymer ransomware operated by INDRIK SPIDER.
Data Protection in the Cloud Is Still a Big Issue in the EU
Oliver Schonschek  
7/16/2019   Post a comment
Building trust is key to the success of the European cloud market.
DNS Hijacking on the Rise as Warning Is Issued
Larry Loeb  
7/15/2019   Post a comment
The National Cyber Security Centre, a part of the UK's GCHQ, has issued an advisory that deals with Domain Name System (DNS) hijacking by threat actors.
Older Versions of Windows at Risk From New Zero-Day Exploit
Larry Loeb  
7/12/2019   Post a comment
Cybersecurity firm ESET discovered a Windows zero-day exploit that affects older systems like Windows 7 and Server 2008.
Demand for Certain B2B Security Software Accelerates
Larry Loeb  
7/11/2019   Post a comment
B2B security software is growing faster than overall B2B software sales, according to new figures.
7 Steps to Attain a Zero Trust Security Posture
Chris Curcio  
7/10/2019   Post a comment
A Zero Trust security posture begins with strong identity and access management.
Manipulated Machine Learning Sows Confusion
Steve Durbin  
7/10/2019   Post a comment
Machine learning, and neural networks in particular, will become a prime target for those aiming to manipulate or disrupt dependent products and services.
Research Shows Top Banks Failing in Security, Privacy & Compliance
Larry Loeb  
7/10/2019   Post a comment
Apart from that, it's all going swimmingly.
An Attack Using Only System Tools Is Not Invisible – You Just Have to Look Harder
Larry Loeb  
7/9/2019   Post a comment
Microsoft's team behind Windows Defender ATP has identified a new 'fileless' malware campaign that can bypass standard antivirus tools.
Security in a Cloud-Hybrid World
Dan Reis  
7/9/2019   Post a comment
When an application and its data processing and storage can easily shift between geographic locations, organizations need to implement security systems to ensure they don't unknowingly violate a regulatory framework regardless of geography.
TA505 Invades the Middle East
Larry Loeb  
7/8/2019   Post a comment
The campaign, detected by Trend Micro, has been identified as coming from threat actor TA505.
Cryptominer Delivers New Kind of Malware
Larry Loeb  
7/5/2019   Post a comment
Malicious actors seem to be beginning to turn to Golang as a malware language since it is not typically picked up by antivirus software.
Survey Finds Enterprise Concerned About Mass Data Fragmentation
Larry Loeb  
7/5/2019   Post a comment
For many organizations, the public cloud has failed to live up to expectations.
Phishing Campaign Evades Analysis by Hiding URL in QR Code
Larry Loeb  
7/2/2019   Post a comment
Phishing attacks are never really dead.
Identity Can't Recognize Itself
Larry Loeb  
7/2/2019   Post a comment
Identity management needs to be 'frictionless' if it is going to gain users.
MSFT Realizes That Some Things Need to Be Changed
Larry Loeb  
6/28/2019   Post a comment
There are lots of directions in which various people think the field of 'identity' is heading. While some of these directions get accepted over a time period (like Zero Trust), someone always gets stuck with having to make the tools that enable a direction's implementation to occur.
Wipro Breach Actually a Whole Campaign
Larry Loeb  
6/27/2019   Post a comment
India's third-largest IT outsourcing company, Wipro, was been breached and boarded, and getting to the bottom of the mess wasn't easy.
Zero Trust Doesn't Trust You at All
Larry Loeb  
6/27/2019   Post a comment
Enterprise security practitioners who deal with identity day in and day out come together to find out the current status of the field.
Best Defense: 5 Key Trends in Application Security
Ameya Talwalkar  
6/26/2019   Post a comment
What application security must address to stay ahead of the attackers.
Developers Find Temporary Fix for OpenSSH Remote Access Software Vulnerability
Larry Loeb  
6/26/2019   Post a comment
The latest update from the OpenSSH developers encrypts private keys before storing them into the system memory, which will protect the keys against almost all types of side-channel attacks.
Millions of Dell PCs at Risk Due to Software Flaw
Larry Loeb  
6/24/2019   Post a comment
SafeBreach found that one library of software which was used to construct Dell's SupportAssist can be tricked into loading DLL files that it really shouldn't.
The Cracking of RSA-2048 Encryption Will Come Sooner Than Had Been Thought
Larry Loeb  
6/21/2019   Post a comment
Advances in both QC and QC methods will see to that.
Defense Discovered for Defending Against BGP Hijacking & Off-Path DNS Attacks
Larry Loeb  
6/20/2019   Post a comment
Certificate Authorities are continually getting requests from threat actors who want certificates that they aren't entitled to so that their criminal schemes may be furthered.
New 'IPStorm' Malware Uses Peer-to-Peer Network for Communication
Larry Loeb  
6/19/2019   Post a comment
It's a whole new headache for the security team.
XENOTIME Threat Actor Laying the Groundwork to Disrupt Utilities
Larry Loeb  
6/17/2019   Post a comment
Malware targets Schneider Electric's Triconex safety instrumented system.
Are US & UK Firms Keeping Up With 'Best Practice' Password Management?
Larry Loeb  
6/14/2019   Post a comment
Companies think that they are much safer than their actual password practices would suggest.
Preempt Shows How to Sidestep EPA Authentication
Larry Loeb  
6/13/2019   Post a comment
Security firm Preempt issued an advisory that showed how to conceptually bypass the Enhanced Protection for Authentication that prevents attackers from performing a relay of NT Lan Manager messages to top-level security sessions.
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