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Lead Intelligence Officer, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)
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Kristi Horton is the lead intelligence officer of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC). The FS-ISAC is a non-profit corporation formed in 1999 and is funded by its 6,500 member organizations. The FS-ISAC's mission is to help assure the resilience and continuity of the global financial services infrastructure and individual firms against acts that could significantly impact the sector's ability to provide services critical to the orderly function of the global economy. The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated contingency planning exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaborations with other key sectors and governments. FS-ISAC is also one of the creators of Soltra Edge, the free threat sharing platform for critical sector entities.

Prior to joining the FS-ISAC in March 2015, Kristi led the cyber threat intelligence program at Capitol One from 2013-2015, served as an adjunct instructor at George Mason University's Digital Forensics Masters Program in 2013, served as the lead information security analyst at Science Applications International Corporation in 2009-13, served as a forensic computer analysis at Paradigm Solutions in 2007-09, and served in the high technology investigation unit of the US Department of Justice in 2004-07. Kristi has a M.S. in Accounting and Information Systems and a B.S. in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Articles by Kristi Horton
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Inside the Ransomware Campaigns Targeting Exchange Servers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/2/2021
Commentary
Beyond MITRE ATT&CK: The Case for a New Cyber Kill Chain
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia,  3/30/2021
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
Wfilter ICF 5.0.117 contains a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. An attacker in the same LAN can craft a packet with a malicious User-Agent header to inject a payload in its logs, where an attacker can take over the system by through its plugin-running function.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
Pi-hole is a Linux network-level advertisement and Internet tracker blocking application. The Stored XSS exists in the Pi-hole Admin portal, which can be exploited by the malicious actor with the network access to DNS server. See the referenced GitHub security advisory for patch details.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: none. Reason: This candidate was withdrawn by its CNA. Further investigation showed that it was not a security issue. Notes: none.
CVE-2021-27112
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
LightCMS v1.3.5 contains a remote code execution vulnerability in /app/Http/Controllers/Admin/NEditorController.php during the downloading of external images.
CVE-2021-20288
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-15
An authentication flaw was found in ceph in versions before 14.2.20. When the monitor handles CEPHX_GET_AUTH_SESSION_KEY requests, it doesn't sanitize other_keys, allowing key reuse. An attacker who can request a global_id can exploit the ability of any user to request a global_id previously associa...