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Senior Security Researcher, DomainTools
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Kyle Wilhoit is an internationally recognized security researcher with more than a decade of experience leading research teams to deliver timely and organized threat intelligence to internal and external customers. In his current role as senior security researcher at DomainTools, Wilhoit is leading efforts to do primary research on DNS-related exploits, investigate current cyber threats, and explore attack origins and threat actors. Before joining DomainTools, Wilhoit was a threat researcher for Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, where he was responsible for identifying, vetting, and exposing threat actors, performing research on the deep web and dark web, and leading forensic investigations into high priority security incidents. Prior to Trend Micro, Wilhoit spent more than a decade performing threat analysis and leading security research teams for large companies, including Fireeye and a large energy company.

He has presented at cybersecurity conferences around the globe, notably FIRST 2016, Black Hat USA, and Infosecurity Europe. His research has supported investigative stories in several publications, including ABC, CNN, BBC, CNN, The New York Times, WIRED, MIT Technology, and many additional outlets.

Articles by Kyle Wilhoit
'PowerSnitch' Hacks Androids via Power Banks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/8/2018
How Well Is Your Organization Investing Its Cybersecurity Dollars?
Jack Jones, Chairman, FAIR Institute,  12/11/2018
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CVE-2018-20102
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
An out-of-bounds read in dns_validate_dns_response in dns.c was discovered in HAProxy through 1.8.14. Due to a missing check when validating DNS responses, remote attackers might be able read the 16 bytes corresponding to an AAAA record from the non-initialized part of the buffer, possibly accessing...
CVE-2018-20103
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
An issue was discovered in dns.c in HAProxy through 1.8.14. In the case of a compressed pointer, a crafted packet can trigger infinite recursion by making the pointer point to itself, or create a long chain of valid pointers resulting in stack exhaustion.
CVE-2018-1480
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.0 through 9.2.14 and 9.5 through 9.5.9 does not set the 'HttpOnly' attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. If a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability also existed attackers may be able to get the cookie values via malicious JavaScript and then hijack the user sessi...
CVE-2018-1481
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.0 through 9.2.14 and 9.5 through 9.5.9 stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history. IBM X-Force ID: 140763.
CVE-2018-1484
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.0 through 9.2.14 and 9.5 through 9.5.9 does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent...