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President & CEO, CrowdStrike
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George Kurtz is President, CEO, and co-founder of CrowdStrike, a cutting-edge, big data, security technology company focused on helping enterprises and governments protect their most sensitive intellectual property and national security information. He is an internationally recognized security expert with more than 20 years of experience in the space. His entrepreneurial background and ability to commercialize nascent technologies has enabled him to drive innovation throughout his career, resulting in rapid growth for the businesses he has run. George's prior roles at McAfee, a $3 billion security company, include Worldwide Chief Technology Officer and GM, as well as SVP of Enterprise. He also authored the best-selling security book of all time, Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions

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Putter Panda: Tip Of The Iceberg

6/10/2014
What CrowdStrike's outing of Putter Panda -- the second hacking group linked to China's spying on US defense and European satellite and aerospace industries -- means for the security industry.

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CVE-2021-29450
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
Wordpress is an open source CMS. One of the blocks in the WordPress editor can be exploited in a way that exposes password-protected posts and pages. This requires at least contributor privileges. This has been patched in WordPress 5.7.1, along with the older affected versions via minor releases. It...
CVE-2021-21405
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
Lotus is an Implementation of the Filecoin protocol written in Go. BLS signature validation in lotus uses blst library method VerifyCompressed. This method accepts signatures in 2 forms: "serialized", and "compressed", meaning that BLS signatures can be provided as either of 2 un...
CVE-2021-29430
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
Sydent is a reference Matrix identity server. Sydent does not limit the size of requests it receives from HTTP clients. A malicious user could send an HTTP request with a very large body, leading to memory exhaustion and denial of service. Sydent also does not limit response size for requests it mak...
CVE-2021-29431
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
Sydent is a reference Matrix identity server. Sydent can be induced to send HTTP GET requests to internal systems, due to lack of parameter validation or IP address blacklisting. It is not possible to exfiltrate data or control request headers, but it might be possible to use the attack to perform a...
CVE-2021-29432
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
Sydent is a reference matrix identity server. A malicious user could abuse Sydent to send out arbitrary emails from the Sydent email address. This could be used to construct plausible phishing emails, for example. This issue has been fixed in 4469d1d.