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19-Year-Old TLS Vulnerability Weakens Modern Website Crypto

New research shows how an old vulnerability called ROBOT can be exploited using an adaptive chosen-ciphertext attack to reveal the plaintext for a given TLS session.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/19-year-old-tls-vulnerability-weakens-modern-website-crypto/

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Mirai IoT Botnet Co-Authors Plead Guilty

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday unsealed the guilty pleas of two men first identified in January 2017 by KrebsOnSecurity as the likely co-authors of Mirai, a malware strain that remotely enslaves so-called “Internet of Things” devices such as security cameras, routers, and digital video recorders for use in large scale attacks designed to knock […]

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Taking the physician’s pulse on cybersecurity

More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack, according to Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA). This, along with additional findings, signals a call to action for the healthcare sector to increase cybersecurity support for medical practices in their communities. Cybersecurity concerns The findings, which […]

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IoT data exchange: Building trust and value

The results of Cisco’s IoT Value/Trust Paradox report show that, while most consumers believe IoT services deliver significant value for them, very few understand or trust how their IoT data is being managed and used. This conclusion has revealed an interesting paradox: despite their lack of trust in IoT data security, consumers on the whole […]

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Flaw in Office 365 with Azure AD Connect could result in domain compromise

The Preempt research team has uncovered a vulnerability with Microsoft Office 365 when integrated with an on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) using Azure AD Connect software that unnecessarily gives users elevated administrator privileges, making them “stealthy” administrators. Preempt discovered this surprising issue was occurring when customers were installing Microsoft Office 365 with Azure […]

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