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Principal Security Researcher, Confer
Member Since: 11/3/2014
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Paul Drapeau is a Principal Security Researcher for Confer, which offers endpoint and server security via an open, threat-based, collaborative platform. Prior to joining Confer he led IT security for a public, global pharmaceutical research-and-development organization. He is an active member of the security community and has spoken at many security and other industry conferences including DEF CON and Infosec World. Paul has served as a volunteer organizer and ran the CTF competitions at Security BSides Boston in 2013 and 2014. He holds a Bachelor's degree in computer science from URI and various security certifications.

Articles by Paul Drapeau
Is Threat Intelligence Garbage?
Chris McDaniels, Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451,  5/23/2018
More Than Half of Users Reuse Passwords
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  5/24/2018
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CVE-2017-14185
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
An Information Disclosure vulnerability in Fortinet FortiOS 5.6.0 to 5.6.2, 5.4.0 to 5.4.8 and 5.2 all versions allows SSL VPN web portal users to access internal FortiOS configuration information (eg:addresses) via specifically crafted URLs inside the SSL-VPN web portal.
CVE-2018-8862
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
In ATI Systems Emergency Mass Notification Systems (HPSS16, HPSS32, MHPSS, and ALERT4000) devices, an improper authentication vulnerability caused by specially crafted malicious radio transmissions may allow an attacker to remotely trigger false alarms.
CVE-2018-8864
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
In ATI Systems Emergency Mass Notification Systems (HPSS16, HPSS32, MHPSS, and ALERT4000) devices, a missing encryption of sensitive data vulnerability caused by specially crafted malicious radio transmissions may allow an attacker to remotely trigger false alarms.
CVE-2018-8871
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
In Delta Electronics Automation TPEditor version 1.89 or prior, parsing a malformed program file may cause heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability, which may allow remote code execution.
CVE-2017-9641
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
PI Coresight 2016 R2 contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability that may allow access to the PI system. OSIsoft recommends that users upgrade to PI Vision 2017 or greater to mitigate this vulnerability.