Vulnerability & Threat Management

18 01, 2019

Juniper Vulnerabilities Missed by a Number of Popular Scanners

By |2019-01-23T01:26:28-07:00January 18th, 2019|Vulnerability Assessment|

Vulnerabilities detailed in Juniper’s latest bulletin weren’t picked up quickly enough by some major scanners and the NVD. Here's What Happened When Juniper Published its Bulletin On January 9, Juniper published its scheduled security bulletin which detailed 18 fixes that mostly related to JunOS, the popular enterprise-grade operating system used for Juniper's routing, switching and [...]

28 12, 2018

OT Threat Shamoon Returns with its Biggest Attack Yet

By |2019-01-03T10:31:24-07:00December 28th, 2018|Threat Intelligence|

Notorious OT threat Shamoon returned with its third iteration in December, wiping the disks of hundreds of computers in an attack that started at oil giant Saipem. Shamoon 3: Here's What Happened Over the last 7 years, the notoriety of disk-wiping malware "Shamoon" (also known as "Disttrack") has grown. It has been implicated in three [...]

7 12, 2018

Zero-Day Attack on Russia Prompts OOB Patches

By |2019-03-08T12:58:41-07:00December 7th, 2018|Threat Intelligence|

A targeted zero-day attack on Russia centered around a bug in Adobe Flash Player, but carried on the back of a malicious “mule” document, prompting both Adobe and Microsoft to release patches. The Zero-Day Attack on Russia: What Happened? In the early hours of November 29, 2018, a professional questionnaire issued by a Russian medical [...]

8 11, 2018

Bleedingbit Vulnerabilities Could Affect Enterprises Worldwide

By |2018-11-08T16:28:12-07:00November 8th, 2018|Vulnerability & Threat Management|

On November 1, 2018, researchers from Armis revealed two severe vulnerabilities known as Bleedingbit which could be used to carry out remote code execution attacks on enterprise firms worldwide. The Bleedingbit vulnerabilities impact Bluetooth low-energy chips built by Texas Instruments (TI) and are used in millions of Cisco and Aruba wireless access points (AP). Although [...]