I was interviewed by KATU regarding the Heartbleed OpenSLL bug.
A new zero day vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) affecting OpenSSL nicknamed ‘Heartbleed’ was introduced in December 2011 and has been fixed today in OpenSSL 1.0.1g. The vulnerable versions of OpenSSL are 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f with two exceptions: OpenSSL 1.0.0 branch and 0.9.8. Attackers who exploit the vulnerability can monitor all data passed between a service
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security define “active shooter” as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a conﬁned and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use ﬁrearm[s] and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims”. Dealing with an active
Sometimes you come across a tool that everyone but you seems to have known about. I hit a wall recently where I wanted to query a massive 10GB text file with a list of terms in another file. Usually a simple grep command would do the trick, but I quickly
With the recent Target and Nieman Marcus breaches, we have seen that the attacks did not go without detection by the retailers’ security tools. However, both cases reveal a larger problem: With the rising number and complexity of security tools at our fingertips, sometimes everything looks like an alert so