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Director of Telecoms Security, EMEA, at Positive Technologies
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Michael Downs has been assisting telecoms and mobile providers address the business impact from cybersecurity risks for nearly 20 years. At Positive Technologies, he works side by side with the penetration testing team and research specialists to help mobile network operators globally audit cyber-risk, identify threats, and deploy the correct countermeasures. He also helps network operators address core infrastructure through to RAN and signaling vulnerabilities, which enables them to protect their valuable brand, drive operational efficiencies, and provide additional revenue streams.

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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: 2021-09-16
fig2dev 3.2.7b contains a stack buffer overflow in the read_textobject function in read.c.
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fig2dev 3.2.7b contains a segmentation fault in the gencgm_start function in gencgm.c.
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fig2dev 3.2.7b contains a stack buffer overflow in the bezier_spline function in genepic.c.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-09-16
fig2dev 3.2.7b contains a segmentation fault in the read_objects function in read.c.