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Adult Friend Pwner – Daily Security Byte EP.87

If you date online, especially at “adult” dating sites, you may want to reconsider how much data you share with these organizations. This week, a researcher found a stolen user data dump from a very popular adult dating site. Watch the video to learn the details, and find out how to learn whether or not you are affected by this and other breaches

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WatchGuard Breaks Logjam and Protects Encrypted Connections

This week, a group of university researchers disclosed a new vulnerability affecting the Diffie-Hellman key exchange. The Diffie-Hellman (DH) key exchange is a cryptographic method for two systems to establish a shared secret over a public communication channel, which they later use to encrypt their communications. Many encryption protocols, including HTTPS, SMTPS, IPSec VPN, SSH, and other TLS implementations, use it to set up shared secrets.

False Positive? settings-win.data.microsoft.com resolving to Microsoft Blackhole IP, (Tue, May 19th) 0

False Positive? settings-win.data.microsoft.com resolving to Microsoft Blackhole IP, (Tue, May 19th)

Thanks to Xavier for bringing this to our attention. It looks a couple of days ago, a legitimate Microsoft host name, settings-win.data.microsoft.com started to resolve to a Microsoft IP that is commonly used for blackholes that Microsoft operates: $ host settings-win.data.microsoft.comsettings-win.data.microsoft.com is an alias for settings.data.glbdns2.microsoft.com.settings.data.glbdns2.microsoft.com is an alias for blackhole6.glbdns2.microsoft.com.blackhole6.glbdns2.microsoft.com has address 131.253.18.253 Connecting to a blackhole IP like this is often an indicator of compromise, and many IDS”> [**] [1:2016101:2] ET TROJAN DNS Reply Sinkhole – Microsoft – 131.253.18.0/24 [**] [Classification: A Network Trojan was detected] [Priority: 1] … It is not yet clear what process causes the connect to this IP on port 443

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I Want My CMS

“I want my MTV…” One of the most iconic lines from one of the greatest rock songs of the 80’s, “Money For Nothing”. OK, not just from the 80’s, but of all time. But rock nostalgia aside, this is the line that pop…

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SC Magazine awards Firebox M440 with Five Stars, Named ‘Pick of the Litter’

The Firebox M440 continues to rack up the accolades! Most recently, SC Magazine published the results of its Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Unified Threat Management (UTM) product group test. M440 not only received a 5-star rating, but also their coveted “recommended” stamp of approval. Moreover, it was called the “pick of the litter” of the group that included Check Point Software, Cyberoam, Dell SonicWALL, LogRhythm, McAfee, NetIQ, SolarWinds, and more.