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Chief Scientist at Agari
Member Since: 3/24/2017
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Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist for Agari, has spent more than 20 years as a security researcher, scientist, and entrepreneur, studying phishing, crimeware, and mobile security at leading organizations. In his role at Agari, he leads the company's security research with a focus on using advanced data science to prevent email attacks.

Prior to Agari, Jakobsson spearheaded research in malware, authentication, fraud, user interfaces, and security technologies for Qualcomm. He also co-founded three digital startups (ZapFraud, RavenWhite, and FatSkunk) spanning email fraud prevention, user authentication, mobile malware detection, and secure user messaging. In addition, Jakobsson has held key roles as Principal Scientist at PayPal, Xerox PARC, and RSA Security.

Articles by Markus Jakobsson
Election Websites, Back-End Systems Most at Risk of Cyberattack in Midterms
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  8/14/2018
Intel Reveals New Spectre-Like Vulnerability
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
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CVE-2017-1732
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On 8.2.2 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 sen...
CVE-2018-15356
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
An authenticated attacker can execute arbitrary code using command ejection in Eltex ESP-200 firmware version 1.2.0.
CVE-2018-15357
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
An authenticated attacker with low privileges can extract password hash information for all users in Eltex ESP-200 firmware version 1.2.0.
CVE-2018-15358
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
An authenticated attacker with low privileges can activate high privileged user and use it to expand attack surface in Eltex ESP-200 firmware version 1.2.0.
CVE-2018-15359
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
An authenticated attacker with low privileges can use insecure sudo configuration to expand attack surface in Eltex ESP-200 firmware version 1.2.0.