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Profile of John "Lex" Robinson

Cybersecurity Strategist at Cofense
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John "Lex" Robinson has over 30 years' experience in information technology with a focus on value innovation, strategic planning, and program delivery. In addition, he has consulted and managed product and service delivery teams for both small businesses and global Fortune 20 organizations in fields ranging from security awareness and risk management (disaster and business continuity) to infrastructure development and service delivery process improvements. Currently, Lex is responsible for creating and implementing advanced strategies and tactics for successful implementation of anti-phishing programs for Cofense and its clients. He is a frequent speaker on personal responsibility and ethics in information security and has published multiple books and papers on topics from security awareness to social engineering. He holds an electronic engineering degree and multiple technical and behavioral science certificates, as well as a continuing professional development focus on IT security and ethical hacking.

Articles by John "Lex" Robinson
'Hidden Tunnels' Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/20/2018
Tesla Employee Steals, Sabotages Company Data
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  6/19/2018
Inside a SamSam Ransomware Attack
Ajit Sancheti, CEO and Co-Founder, Preempt,  6/20/2018
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CVE-2018-12633
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.17.2. vbg_misc_device_ioctl() in drivers/virt/vboxguest/vboxguest_linux.c reads the same user data twice with copy_from_user. The header part of the user data is double-fetched, and a malicious user thread can tamper with the critical variables (...
CVE-2018-12634
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
CirCarLife Scada v4.2.4 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a direct request for the html/log or services/system/info.html URI.
CVE-2018-12635
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
CirCarLife Scada v4.2.4 allows unauthorized upgrades via requests to the html/upgrade.html and services/system/firmware.upgrade URIs.
CVE-2018-12630
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
NEWMARK (aka New Mark) NMCMS 2.1 allows SQL Injection via the sect_id parameter to the /catalog URI.
CVE-2018-12631
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-21
Redatam7 (formerly Redatam WebServer) allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via /redbin/rpwebutilities.exe/text?LFN=../ directory traversal.