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Vice President, CrowdStrike Services
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Wendi Whitmore has over 10 years of experience in the computer security industry, including a career with the US military. As the vice president of services for CrowdStrike, Wendi is responsible for all professional services offered by the company. Along with her team, Wendi responds to critical security breaches and provides customers with solutions to complex adversary problems. Prior to her work at CrowdStrike, she was a managing director for Mandiant's Los Angeles office. Before entering the public sector, Wendi conducted computer crime investigations as a Special Agent with the US Air Force Office of Special investigations.

Wendi has Bachelors' degrees in both Computer Science and Political Science from the University of San Diego and a Master's degree in Computer Information Systems from Webster University. She is a frequent speaker on incident response and remediation and has presented at numerous events including BlackHat and SANS amongst others.

Articles by Wendi Whitmore
New Cold Boot Attack Gives Hackers the Keys to PCs, Macs
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/13/2018
Yahoo Class-Action Suits Set for Settlement
Dark Reading Staff 9/17/2018
RDP Ports Prove Hot Commodities on the Dark Web
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/17/2018
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CVE-2017-3912
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Bypassing password security vulnerability in McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC) 7.0.1 and 6.2.0 allows authenticated users to perform arbitrary command execution via a command-line utility.
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PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Accessing, modifying, or executing executable files vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client in McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC) 8.0.0 Hotfix 4 and earlier allows authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via file transfer from external system.
CVE-2018-6693
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
An unprivileged user can delete arbitrary files on a Linux system running ENSLTP 10.5.1, 10.5.0, and 10.2.3 Hotfix 1246778 and earlier. By exploiting a time of check to time of use (TOCTOU) race condition during a specific scanning sequence, the unprivileged user is able to perform a privilege escal...
CVE-2018-16515
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Matrix Synapse before 0.33.3.1 allows remote attackers to spoof events and possibly have unspecified other impacts by leveraging improper transaction and event signature validation.
CVE-2018-16794
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Microsoft ADFS 4.0 Windows Server 2016 and previous (Active Directory Federation Services) has an SSRF vulnerability via the txtBoxEmail parameter in /adfs/ls.