Day: September 17, 2022

CVSS: Ubiquitous and Broken | Digital Threats: Research and Practice

The Common Vulnerability Scoring System is at the core of vulnerability management for systems of private corporations to highly classified government networks, allowing organizations to prioritize remediation in descending order of risk. With a lack of justification for its underlying formula, inconsistencies in its specification document, and no correlation to exploited vulnerabilities in the wild, …

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Poly announces external API Marketplace utilizing RapidAPI

RapidAPI has launched Poly API Marketplace. Poly is a global outfitter of professional-grade audio and video technology. The newly formed hub is a single platform powered by RapidAPI for third-party software developers to find, connect to, and manage APIs across Poly’s vast ecosystem of technology solutions. Hybrid work, transitions to the cloud, divergence from standards …

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Cofense advances its team members, Tonia Dudley and Josh Bartolomie

Cofense has shared the recent advancements of two key team members: Tonia Dudley was promoted to Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, and Josh Bartolomie was promoted to Vice President, Global Threat Services. Both Dudley and Bartolomie have held positions at Cofense since 2018, bringing to their new roles extensive historical knowledge and unique experience …

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 384

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the newsletter with the international press subscribe here. Follow me on Twitter: @securityaffairs and Facebook Pierluigi Paganini (SecurityAffairs – hacking, newsletter) Share this… Share On Read …

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Uber Downplays Data Breach Impact, Claims No Sensitive Data Stolen

Earlier, Hackread.com reported that the ride-hailing service’s corporate network was breached, after which several engineering systems and internal communications were taken offline. It was also reported that Uber stopped its employees from using Uber’s dedicated workplace messaging app Slack and launched a probe into the incident. Here are the latest findings. It all started when …

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S3 Ep100.5: Uber breach – an expert speaks [Audio + Text]

by Paul Ducklin CYBERSECURITY: “THEY DIDN’T BUT YOU CAN!” With Paul Ducklin and Chester Wisniewski Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. Click-and-drag on the soundwaves below to skip to any point. You can also listen directly on Soundcloud. You can listen to us on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and anywhere that …

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LastPass revealed that intruders had internal access for four days during the August hack

The Password management solution LastPass revealed that the threat actors had access to its systems for four days during the August hack. Password management solution LastPass shared more details about the security breach that the company suffered in August 2022. The company revealed that the threat actor had access to its network for four days …

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PSVR 1 games will not work immediately on PSVR 2

In 2016, Sony released its first entry into the VR world with the PSVR, hoping to capture the same interest and excitement that competitors such as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive had managed to find. Sony came in and undercut the competition in terms of price, releasing the PSVR…Read more

EU moves to protect journalists from spyware

European Union lawmakers are aiming to protect journalists from member states’ targeting them with spyware following a number of high-profile incidents across the bloc. Alongside measures promoting ownership transparency and editorial independence, the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) proposed on Friday will introduce “strong safeguards against the use of spyware against media, journalists and their …

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CISA adds Stuxnet bug to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, including the bug used in the Stuxnet attacks. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added six new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. Below is the list of vulnerabilities added to the catalog: CVE-2022-40139: Trend …

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New Spear Phish Methodology Relies on PuTTY SSH Client to Infect Systems

Hackers associated with North Korea are using trojanized versions of the PuTTY SSH open-source terminal emulator to install backdoors on victims’ devices. Discovered by Mandiant, the threat actor responsible for this campaign would be ‘UNC4034’ (also known as Temp.Hermit or Labyrinth Chollima). “Mandiant identified several overlaps between UNC4034 and threat clusters we suspect have a North …

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Review – Public ICS Disclosures – Week of 9-10-22 – Part 1

This is the weekend after the 2nd Tuesday disclosures so this will be a two-part report. For Part 1 we have 39 vendor disclosures from Broadcom (25), Dell, Hitachi Energy, Honeywell, HPE (2), Palo Alto Networks (4), Schneider, Red Lion, TI, and VISAM. Broadcom Advisories – Broadcom published 25 advisories for vulnerabilities in Brocade Fabric …

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Let’s Talk About Ransomware-as-a-Service

Ransomware attacks have become so common that the word “common” lacks the vitality to qualify their occurrence. There is a new model dubbed “ransomware-as-a-service” (RaaS), whereby novice hackers can access sophisticated ransomware. It’s a subscription-based model that enables affiliates with low coding erudition to ride on the coding expertise of malware developers to deploy ransomware …

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Top Ways to Protect Data Centers by Integrating Physical and Cyber Security Teams

In the last 18 months, around 79% of businesses experienced a data breach. To protect your business from the liability issues and financial losses that come with a data breach, you need to align physical and cyber security teams. Aligning physical and cyber security teams allows you to implement a more cohesive security strategy that …

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Information Warfare and What Infosec Needs to Know

By Wasim Khaled, Co-Founder and CEO, Blackbird.AI Cyberthreats are growing more sophisticated by the day, which in terms means cyber is at the top of every CIOs list. Known as Information Warfare (IW), it is the evolution of cybersecurity which now includes misinformation, disinformation, and mal-information (MDM). It is an imminent cybersecurity threat and the …

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CISA Expands Vulnerabilities Catalog With Old, Exploited Flaws

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added six known flaws to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog on September 15, 2022. “These types of vulnerabilities are a frequent attack vector for malicious cyber actors and pose a significant risk to the federal enterprise,” the Agency wrote. The six issues include three that affect the …

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Linux Luminaries Discuss Efforts to Bring Rust to the Kernel

What’s your favorite type of LinuxSecurity content? No answer selected. Please try again. Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both. Please select minimum {0} answer(s). Please select maximum {0} answer(s). /main-polls/91-what-s-your-favorite-type-of-linuxsecurity-content?task=poll.vote&format=json 91 radio 0 News (0 votes / 0%) Advisories (0 votes / 0%) HOWTOs (0 votes / 0%) Feature …

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DeathSleep – A PoC Implementation For An Evasion Technique To Terminate The Current Thread And Restore It Before Resuming Execution, While Implementing Page Protection Changes During No Execution

A PoC implementation for an evasion technique to terminate the current thread and restore it before resuming execution, while implementing page protection changes during no execution. Intro Sleep and obfuscation methods are well known in the maldev community, with different implementations, they have the objective of hiding from memory scanners while sleeping, usually changing page …

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The Best Open Source Tools to Secure Your Linux Server

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When It Comes to Security, Dont Overlook Your Linux Systems

Do you use a VPN on Linux? No answer selected. Please try again. Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both. Please select minimum {0} answer(s). Please select maximum {0} answer(s). /main-polls/78-do-you-use-a-vpn?task=poll.vote&format=json 78 radio 0 Yes (19 votes / 52.78%) 52.78% votes No (17 votes / 47.22%) 47.22% votes [{“id”:”251″,”title”:”Yes”,”votes”:”19″,”type”:”x”,”order”:”1″,”pct”:52.78,”resources”:[]},{“id”:”252″,”title”:”No”,”votes”:”17″,”type”:”x”,”order”:”2″,”pct”:47.22,”resources”:[]}] [“#ff5b00″,”#4ac0f2″,”#b80028″,”#eef66c”,”#60bb22″,”#b96a9a”,”#62c2cc”] …

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BIO-key partners with Multipoint GROUP to promote identity and access management solutions

BIO-key International, an innovative provider of workforce and customer identity and access management (IAM) solutions featuring Identity-Bound Biometrics (IBB), announced a distribution partnership with Multipoint GROUP in Southern and Central Europe and the Middle East. Multipoint has joined BIO-key’s Channel Alliance Partner (CAP) program designed to leverage the expertise, reach and onsite presence of a range of …

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URSOR – a safe browser and search engine for kids launched

URSOR, a safe browser and search engine for kids to give children aged 4-12 freedom to explore, learn, and create online whilst keeping them protected from harmful content and maintaining their privacy at all times. URSOR was created to protect children whilst they explore the internet. It allows them to access essential learning materials, have …

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