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Chief Security Strategist, Bit9 + Carbon Black
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Ben Johnson is Bit9 + Carbon Black's Chief Security Strategist. He joined the company when Carbon Black and Bit9 merged. At Carbon Black he was chief technology officer and his development prowess was directly responsible for the powerful functionality of the Carbon Black solution. Ben has extensive experience building complex systems for environments where speed and reliability are paramount. His background also includes a lot of technical "agility," having worked on advanced operational teams supporting U.S. national security missions and writing complex calculation engines for the financial sector. Ben has degrees in Computer Science from the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University. He is a 35th Generation Shaolin Kung Fu Disciple.

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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-28
Dell EMC Isilon OneFS supported versions 8.1 and later and Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS supported version 9.0.0 contain an access issue with the remotesupport user account. A remote malicious user with low privileges may gain access to data stored on the /ifs directory through most protocols.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-28
Deserialization of Untrusted Data Vulnerability Dell EMC Avamar Server versions 7.4.1, 7.5.0, 7.5.1, 18.2, 19.1 and 19.2 and Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance versions 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.4.1 contain a Deserialization of Untrusted Data Vulnerability. A remote unauthenticated ...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-28
Dell EMC Data Protection Advisor versions 6.4, 6.5 and 18.1 contain an undocumented account with limited privileges that is protected with a hard-coded password. A remote unauthenticated malicious user with the knowledge of the hard-coded password may login to the system and gain read-only privilege...
CVE-2021-32788
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-27
Discourse is an open source discussion platform. In versions prior to 2.7.7 there are two bugs which led to the post creator of a whisper post being revealed to non-staff users. 1: Staff users that creates a whisper post in a personal message is revealed to non-staff participants of the personal mes...
CVE-2021-32796
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-27
xmldom is an open source pure JavaScript W3C standard-based (XML DOM Level 2 Core) DOMParser and XMLSerializer module. xmldom versions 0.6.0 and older do not correctly escape special characters when serializing elements removed from their ancestor. This may lead to unexpected syntactic changes durin...