OpenSSL Fixes Flaws That Could Lead to Server Takedowns

Data Breach Today

System Administrators Advised to Update to Latest Version That Addresses 2 Vulnerabilities Users of the OpenSSL crypto library should upgrade immediately to the latest version to eliminate serious flaws that attackers could exploit to shut down servers, some security experts warn

XMR crypto miner switches from arm IoT devices to X86/I686 Intel servers

Security Affairs

Akamai researcher Larry Cashdollar reported that a cryptocurrency miner that previously hit only Arm-powered IoT devices it now targeting Intel systems. The popular researcher Larry Cashdollar, from Akamai SIRT, announced in exclusive to The Register, that he observed a miner that previously hit only Arm-powered IoT devices targeting Intel systems. “This one seems to target enterprise systems.”

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MY TAKE: Memory hacking arises as a go-to tactic to carry out deep, persistent incursions

The Last Watchdog

In fact, memory attacks have quietly emerged as a powerful and versatile new class of hacking technique that threat actors in the vanguard are utilizing to subvert conventional IT security systems. Memory hacking is being carried out across paths that have been left comparatively wide open to threat actors who are happy to take full advantage of the rather fragile framework of processes that execute deep inside the kernel of computer operating systems.

Roboto, a new P2P botnet targets Linux Webmin servers

Security Affairs

One of the addresses disguised the Bot sample as a Google font library “ roboto. ” The analysis of the bot revealed that it supports seven functions: reverse shell, self-uninstall, gather process’ network information, gather Bot information, execute system commands, run encrypted files specified in URLs, DDoS attack, etc. Webmin is an open-source web-based interface for system administration for Linux and Unix.

What’s New in Cognos Analytics 11.1.4?

Perficient Data & Analytics

Now it is possible to administratively create custom roles that selectively hide those options. D3.js (also known as D3 , short for Data-Driven Documents ) is a JavaScript library for producing dynamic, interactive data visualizations in web browsers. System administrators can create customized messages in the new alerts banner. New Features. The new features that we have judged to have the greatest potential impact to our customers are covered below.

Building the Relationship Between RM and IT

The Texas Record

The initial meeting to discuss such issues can be uncomfortable for some, so we’ve solicited the help of three Records Management Officers (RMO) who’ve already crossed that bridge; Interim RMO with the Employee Retirement System of Texas, Martha Whitted, Texas State Library and Archives Commission RMO, Gloria Meraz , and with the Office of the Governor RMO, Angela Ossar all graciously agreed to share their experiences with us.

WILL AUTONOMOUS SECURITY KILL CVES?

ForAllSecure

TwistLock, Anchore) check built docker image for out-of-date, vulnerable libraries. It evolved to a place where system administrators and cybersecurity professionals had to monitor several different lists, which didn’t scale well. Cracks are Widening in the CVE System. The CVE system is OK but doesn’t scale to automated tools like fuzzing. Those unique identifiers can be useful to autonomous systems that want to make decisions.

DevOps Chat Podcast: $2M DARPA Award Sparks Behavior Testing With ForAllSecure's Mayhem Solution

ForAllSecure

” Mayhem has moved on from capture the flag contests to observing and finding vulnerabilities in DoD software and is working its way to corporate systems. Like, you see it executes this system call, that system call. I think the second difference as we see going to market is, in the DoD, they care a lot about checking legacy systems, because they still have to maintain them.

DEVOPS CHAT PODCAST: $2M DARPA AWARD SPARKS BEHAVIOR TESTING WITH FORALLSECURE'S MAYHEM SOLUTION

ForAllSecure

” Mayhem has moved on from capture the flag contests to observing and finding vulnerabilities in DoD software and is working its way to corporate systems. Like, you see it executes this system call, that system call. I think the second difference as we see going to market is, in the DoD, they care a lot about checking legacy systems, because they still have to maintain them.