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Content posted in August 2019
Cisco Maxes Out Its CVE Severity
Larry Loeb  
8/30/2019   Post a comment
Cisco had to take itself to the virtual woodshed this week after issuing a security advisory about its IOS XE operating system.
AV Vendor & French Gendarmerie Take Down a Transnational Worm
Larry Loeb  
8/29/2019   Post a comment
The good guys got lucky this time.
Enterprise Firms Are Simplifying & Securing Networks With a More Flexible Network Edge
Dan Reis  
8/27/2019   Post a comment
Distributed enterprises are on a digital transformation journey. As a result, enterprises are turning to secure SD-WAN to deploy a robust networking ecosystem that accelerates their digital transformation.
NSA to Share Added Security for Firmware Functions
Larry Loeb  
8/26/2019   Post a comment
Most people think of the National Security Agency as the home of operational intelligence gathering. But many people are unaware of the research that it has done and released to the public.
Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb  
8/23/2019   Post a comment
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
Newly Registered Domains Mean New Problems – Palo Alto
Larry Loeb  
8/23/2019   Post a comment
Why NRDs should matter to the security community.
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   1 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.




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