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Senior Ethical Hacker
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Troy Dearing (Gunnery Sergeant, Retired) joined Armor as a senior ethical hacker, bringing 20 years of expertise in IT and cybersecurity to the Threat Resistant Unit (TRU). Before joining Armor, Troy was a computer network operator for the NSA, where he was tasked with performing computer network exploitation operations. For 20 years he served the Marine Corps with distinction as a network intelligence subject matter expert, instrumental in the creation of a service level course on network exploitation and analysis. Early in his career he was selected for an internship at the NSA's Red Team which established his foundation in cybersecurity expertise.

Troy hails from the great state of Arizona. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland University College attaining his Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity. Troy is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Articles by Troy Dearing
'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.