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Senior Security Researcher, DomainTools
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Kyle Wilhoit is an internationally recognized security researcher with more than a decade of experience leading research teams to deliver timely and organized threat intelligence to internal and external customers. In his current role as senior security researcher at DomainTools, Wilhoit is leading efforts to do primary research on DNS-related exploits, investigate current cyber threats, and explore attack origins and threat actors. Before joining DomainTools, Wilhoit was a threat researcher for Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, where he was responsible for identifying, vetting, and exposing threat actors, performing research on the deep web and dark web, and leading forensic investigations into high priority security incidents. Prior to Trend Micro, Wilhoit spent more than a decade performing threat analysis and leading security research teams for large companies, including Fireeye and a large energy company.

He has presented at cybersecurity conferences around the globe, notably FIRST 2016, Black Hat USA, and Infosecurity Europe. His research has supported investigative stories in several publications, including ABC, CNN, BBC, CNN, The New York Times, WIRED, MIT Technology, and many additional outlets.

Articles by Kyle Wilhoit
Companies Blindly Believe They've Locked Down Users' Mobile Use
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  11/14/2017
Microsoft Word Vuln Went Unnoticed for 17 Years: Report
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  11/14/2017
121 Pieces of Malware Flagged on NSA Employee's Home Computer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  11/16/2017
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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.