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markus jakobsson
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Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist at Agari, has spent more than 20 years as a security researcher, scientist and entrepreneur, studying phishing, crimeware and mobile security at leading organizations. In his role at Agari, he leads the company's security research with a focus on using advanced data science to prevent email attacks. 
Prior to Agari, Jakobsson spearheaded research in malware, authentication, fraud, user interfaces and security technologies for Qualcomm. He also co-founded three digital startups – ZapFraud, RavenWhite and FatSkunk – spanning email fraud prevention, user authentication, mobile malware detection and secure user messaging. In addition, Jakobsson has held key roles as Principal Scientist at PayPal, Xerox PARC and RSA Security. 

Jakobsson is an esteemed thought leader in the security space. He has authored eight books, published more than 150 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles, and holds more than 150 patents. Jakobsson is a visiting research fellow of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, San Diego and master's degrees from both the University of California, San Diego and Lund Institute of Technology in Sweden.



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Insufficient Input Validation in Web Applications operating on Business-DNA Solutions GmbH’s TopEase® Platform Version <= 7.1.27 on an object’s attributes with numeric...
CVE-2021-42123
PUBLISHED: 2021-11-30
Unrestricted File Upload in Web Applications operating on Business-DNA Solutions GmbH’s TopEase® Platform Version <= 7.1.27 in the File Upload Functions allows an authenticated remote attacker with Upload privileges to ...
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Missing Rate Limiting in Web Applications operating on Business-DNA Solutions GmbH’s TopEase® Platform Version <= 7.1.27 on the Login Form allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to perform multiple login attempts, wh...
CVE-2021-42545
PUBLISHED: 2021-11-30
An insufficient session expiration vulnerability exists in Business-DNA Solutions GmbH’s TopEase® Platform Version <= 7.1.27, which allows a remote attacker to reuse, spoof, or steal other user and admin sessions.
CVE-2021-43771
PUBLISHED: 2021-11-30
Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac 2021 v11 (Consumer) is vulnerable to an improper access control privilege escalation vulnerability that could allow an attacker to establish a connection that could lead to full local privilege escalation within the application. Please note that an attacker must first o...