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 Carl Woodward

Profile of Carl Woodward

Principal Engineer and Security Technologist, Intel Security
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Carl builds the future with the Office of the CTO's Innovation Pipeline Team in Intel Security. He is a security veteran with five years of top secret UK government experience, five years with his own company Sanctuary Software Limited, and over six years with McAfee/Intel. Carl is currently focused on rapid prototyping of cloud and client technologies, next-generation enterprise malware detection/isolation, trustworthy computing, and closed operating systems. He is a sought-after expert in Windows internals, reverse engineering, advanced issue resolution, technical mentoring, and mergers and acquisitions tech evaluation/due diligence. Carl holds a B.Sc. in molecular biology from the University of Liverpool and an M.Sc. in information technology from the University of Nottingham. He is passionate about delivering next-generation security technology in the form of operating system-less security, trustworthy personal assistants, trust and isolation in BYOD, and safe data sharing. Carl is a mentor to a number of engineers and is passionate about encouraging diversity and equal opportunity within Intel, as well as developing engineers into technical leaders.

Articles by Carl Woodward
Cybersecurity's 'Broken' Hiring Process
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  10/11/2017
Ransomware Grabs Headlines but BEC May Be a Bigger Threat
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor,  10/12/2017
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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.