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December 2019 Archives

Samuel Erb

Samuel Erb

December 20, 2019 9:00 AM

Do Not Trust User Input While Rendering PDFs

I recently had the opportunity to team up with three other security researchers (Brett Buerhaus, Cody Brocious (Daeken), Olivier Beg (Smiegles)) to examine the usage of PDF renders on the Internet.

Or Katz

Or Katz

December 17, 2019 9:00 AM

Access and Threat Insights: Thanksgiving

Overview Thanksgiving in the United States is considered by many to mark a good time of year to gain insight into enterprise access and threats. From an enterprise point of view, Thanksgiving is when many American users will be on vacation, but may still working from home, in some capacity. It's interesting to see users' access patterns as they pertain to enterprise applications, such as email or other SaaS platforms,

Larry Cashdollar

Larry Cashdollar

December 11, 2019 9:00 AM

Exploring Legacy Unix Security Issues

Sometimes after looking at web application security, IoT botnets, and various malware I long for the pre-2000 hacking days. Where, instead of looking for XSS or SQL injection vulnerabilities, you would be hunting for server-side vulnerabilities. This summer, I was gifted an SGI Indy R5000. I'd mentioned on Twitter a while back that I'd love to have an IRIX system in my lab, since this was the system I'd discovered

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

December 4, 2019 6:00 AM

2019: A Year In Review with State of the Internet/ S ...

December is typically a time where many people and businesses take a moment to reflect on everything that happened during the last 12 months. Everything - the good, the bad and the ugly.