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Most Commented Content posted in November 2019
Dangerous 'RIPlace' Exploit Able to Bypass AV & EDR Protections
Larry Loeb  
11/26/2019   4 comments
Researchers discover way that ransomware can bypass the protections which operating system vendors have built into their products.
MSFT Jumps on DoH
Larry Loeb  
11/20/2019   3 comments
Microsoft has announced that an upcoming version of Windows 10 will have support for DNS over HTTPS.
Keeping It Real Can Pay Off for Old-School Attacks
Larry Loeb  
11/14/2019   2 comments
Even a previously known attack can fool the security team if it is well crafted.
Problems With EU Payment Security Persist
Oliver Schonschek  
11/14/2019   2 comments
Proposed new security procedures within the EU have troubled some payment service providers, leading to the postponement of their implementation.
Security & the Internet of Things: What You Need to Know
Steve Durbin  
11/19/2019   2 comments
The Internet of Things (IoT) has burst into the connected world and promises much: from enabling the digital organization, to making domestic life richer and easier. However, with those promises come inevitable risks: the rush to adoption has highlighted serious deficiencies in both the security design of IoT devices and their implementation.
Iran Rustles Up Its Own VPN to Hide Itself
Larry Loeb  
11/18/2019   1 comment
Trend Micro has found recent traces of APT33 operations, with about a dozen Command and Control servers being used for extremely narrow targeting.
False Training Information Can Dupe Machine Learning Models
Larry Loeb  
11/27/2019   1 comment
Researchers from Boston University have shown how really small amounts of disinformation can taint the learning process used by many AI programs.
Solr Search Tool Can Allow Remote Code Execution (RCE) by Default
Larry Loeb  
11/28/2019   1 comment
A security vulnerability affecting the Linux enterprise search tool Apache Solr has been reclassified by Tenable as 'high severity status.'
The Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors
Larry Loeb  
11/29/2019   1 comment
'Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer' tops this year's list.
Building Your Secure Cloud-Ready Branch
Nirav Shah  
11/5/2019   1 comment
Many organizations are developing a cloud-ready branch strategy that relies on SD-WAN to enable direct Internet access for fast cloud access and improved cloud application performance.
Phoenix Keylogger Rises & Steals Information
Larry Loeb  
11/21/2019   1 comment
Keylogger first emerged in July 2019, and is packed with myriad information-stealing features.
Artisans & Commercials Gang Up on Third Parties
Larry Loeb  
11/22/2019   1 comment
Cybersecurity and intelligence firm AdvIntel has reported about a trend it has seen happening in the ransomware arena.
DePriMon: A New & Unique Way to Download Malware
Larry Loeb  
11/25/2019   1 comment
ESET calls it 'a powerful, flexible and persistent tool.'
75% of Enterprises Will Adopt a Zero Trust Solution Within a Year – Zscaler
Larry Loeb  
11/5/2019   1 comment
Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) services are built to ensure that only authorized users can access specific applications on a network based on business policies.
Complex Q3 DDoS Can Have 11 Attack Vectors
Larry Loeb  
11/5/2019   1 comment
Link 11 has issued a summary of what they have found out about characteristics of DDoS attacks that occurred in Q3 2019.
Study Finds Customer Data to Be Most at Risk From Insiders
Larry Loeb  
11/6/2019   1 comment
Companies say that they are somewhat more worried about inadvertent insider breaches and negligent data breaches than they are about malicious intent by bad actors.
TCP DDoS Reflection Attacks on the Rise
Larry Loeb  
11/12/2019   1 comment
Radware report picks up on a change in attacker strategy.
How PureLocker Ransomware Bypasses AV Checks
Larry Loeb  
11/13/2019   1 comment
Intezer and IBM X-Force have found a new ransomware targeted at production servers. And it's sneaky...




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