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 Rick McElroy

Profile of Rick McElroy

Security Strategist, Carbon Black
News & Commentary Posts: 1

Rick McElroy, security strategist for Carbon Black, has more than 15 years of information security experience educating and advising organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. He has held security positions with the U.S. Department of Defense, and in several industries, including retail, insurance, entertainment, cloud-computing, and higher education.

McElroy's experience ranges from performing penetration testing to building and leading security programs. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CSIM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). As a United States Marine, McElroy's work included physical security and counter-terrorism services.

A fierce advocate for privacy and security who believes education and innovation are the keys to improving the security landscape, McElroy is program chair for the Securing Our eCity Foundation's annual CyberFest, a San Diego event dedicated to educating public and private sector security and IT professionals and business executives on the realities of security.

Articles by Rick McElroy
'Hidden Tunnels' Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/20/2018
Inside a SamSam Ransomware Attack
Ajit Sancheti, CEO and Co-Founder, Preempt,  6/20/2018
Tesla Employee Steals, Sabotages Company Data
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  6/19/2018
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CVE-2018-12692
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-23
TP-Link TL-WA850RE Wi-Fi Range Extender with hardware version 5 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the wps_setup_pin parameter to /data/wps.setup.json.
CVE-2018-12693
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-23
Stack-based buffer overflow in TP-Link TL-WA850RE Wi-Fi Range Extender with hardware version 5 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (outage) via a long type parameter to /data/syslog.filter.json.
CVE-2018-12694
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-23
TP-Link TL-WA850RE Wi-Fi Range Extender with hardware version 5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot) via data/reboot.json.
CVE-2018-12695
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-23
mao10cms 6 allows XSS via the m=bbs&a=index page.
CVE-2018-12696
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-23
mao10cms 6 allows XSS via the article page.