Profile of a Hacker: The Real Sabu
David Holmes, World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5Commentary
There are multiple stories about how the capture of the infamous Anonymous leader Sabu went down. Heres one, and another about what he is doing today.
By David Holmes World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5, 7/20/2017
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The Hunt for Networks Building Death Star-Sized Botnets
Sara Boddy, Principal Threat Research EvangelistCommentary
Internet of Things devices are more critically vulnerable to compromise in DDos attacks than ever before. Heres how to defend against them.
By Sara Boddy Principal Threat Research Evangelist, 7/13/2017
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Doxing, DoS & Defacement: Todays Mainstream Hacktivism Tools
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
Anyone can get angry at you and become a hacktivist. Heres how to protect your organization from these increasingly common cyber attacks.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 6/29/2017
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Talking Cyber-Risk with Executives
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
Explaining risk can be difficult since CISOs and execs dont speak the same language. The key is to tailor your message for the audience.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 6/23/2017
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Cyber Insurance: Read the Fine Print!
Sara Boddy, Principal Threat Research EvangelistCommentary
Applying for insurance is a grueling process involving detailed questionnaires and lengthy technical interviews that can still leave you without an adequate safety net.
By Sara Boddy Principal Threat Research Evangelist, 6/15/2017
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Will Deception as a Defense Become Mainstream?
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
If your organization has the right resources, deception strategies offer a powerful way to slow down and entrap potential intruders.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 6/8/2017
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DNS Is Still the Achilles Heel of the Internet
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 NetworksCommentary
Domain Name Services is too important to do without, so we better make sure its reliable and incorruptible
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 6/1/2017
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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.