AuthorCurtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading

2018’s Most Common Vulnerabilities Include Issues New and Old

The most common vulnerabilities seen last year run the gamut from cross-site scripting to issues with CMS platforms.

New Attacks Target Recent PHP Framework Vulnerability

Multiple threat actors are using relatively simple techniques to take advantage of the vulnerability, launching cryptominers, skimmers, and other malware payloads.

Government Shutdown Brings Certificate Lapse Woes

Among the problems: TLS certificates are expiring and websites are becoming inaccessible.

New Software Side-Channel Attack Raises Risk for Captured Crypto

The new attack hits operating systems, not chips, and may give criminals the keys to a company's cryptography.

Container Deployments Bring Security Woes at DevOps Speed

Nearly half of all companies know that they're deploying containers with security flaws, according to a new survey.

New ‘Crypto Dusting’ Attack Gives Cash, Takes Reputation

This new form of crypto wallet fraud enlists unwary consumers and companies to help defeat anti-money laundering methods for law enforcement and regulators.

Stronger DNS Security Stymies Would-Be Criminals

2018 saw a reduced number of huge DNS-facilitated DDoS attacks. Vendors and service providers believe that malicious impact will drop with continued technology improvements.

How Intel Has Responded to Spectre and Meltdown

In a newly published editorial and video, Intel details what specific actions it has taken in the wake of the discovery of the CPU vulnerabilities.

AI in Security Carries as Many Questions as Answers

Companies are adopting machine intelligence even though there are still issues and questions regarding its performance, a new report on AI use in cybersecurity shows.

2018: The Year Machine Intelligence Arrived in Cybersecurity

Machine intelligence, in its many forms, began having a significant impact on cybersecurity this year - setting the stage for growing intelligence in security automation for 2019.