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Wi-Fi Security——Free Wi-Fi Acces

November 17, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Case AnalysisCase Analysis A malicious actor tends to set up Wi-Fi with a name that is the same as or similar to as a commonly used one, and then set an empty password or the same password as the legitimate Wi-Fi to attract connections from the public. Then the offender will hijack DNS requests on […]

Apache Struts2 Commons FileUpload Deserialization Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2016-100031)Threat Alert

November 16, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Vulnerability Overview Recently, Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released a security advisory to strongly advise users of Apache Struts2.3.X to upgrade the Apache Commons FileUpload component. Struts 2.3.x, by default, uses the Commons FileUpload component of V1.3.2. Early in 2016, this component of V1.3.2 is disclosed to contain a deserialization vulnerability (CVE-2016-100031) which could result […]

VMware Virtual Machine Escape Vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-6981 and CVE-2018-6982) Threat Alert

November 15, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Overview Recently, VMware has released a security advisory to document the remediation of two critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-6981 and CVE-2018-6982) in VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. The two vulnerabilities were disclosed by a Chinese cybersecurity firm Chaitin Tech at the international hacking contest GeekPwn2018.

Cisco Stealthwatch Management Console and Unity Express Critical Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

November 15, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Overview On November 7, 2018, local time, Cisco released a security advisory to announce the remediation of two critical vulnerabilities in the Stealthwatch Management Console (SMC) and the Utility Express respectively.

Technical Report on Container Security (II)-2

November 14, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

1 Image Metadata By default, in the Linux system, Docker data is stored in /var/lib/docker by default. However, different systems have different Docker storage drivers and directory structures.. This document uses Docker images in the OCI standard format as an example to describes how Docker images are stored.

AVEVA InduSoft Web Studio and InTouch Edge HMI Critical Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

November 14, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Overview Recently, AVEVA released a security bulletin to announce the remediation of two critical vulnerabilities in industrial software. CVE-2018-17916 is a stack overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by sending a crafted packet, leading to remote code execution by an unauthorized user. CVE-2018-17914 stems from an empty password in the configuration file. An unauthorized attacker […]

NSFOCUS Present at the CS3STHLM Summit as the Only Asia-Pacific Security Vendor

November 12, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

On October 24, 2018, the CS3STHLM industrial cyber security & Stockholm international summit on Cyber Security in SCADA and Industrial Control Systems (“the Stockholm summit”) kicked off in Sweden for the fifth consecutive year,  bringing together cybersecurity experts worldwide. NSFOCUS, as the only participating security vendor from Asia-Pacific, delivered a speech titled Attacking PLCs by […]

Cisco ASA Security Product Denial-of-Service Vulnerability (CVE-2018-15454) Threat Alert

November 12, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Vulnerability Overview Recently, Cisco officially released a security advisory to fix the denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability (CVE-2018-15454) in Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software. This vulnerability exists in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) inspection engine used by Cisco ASA and FTD. An unauthorized attacker could exploit this vulnerability remotely to cause an […]

GandCrab Ransomware Virus Threat Alert

November 10, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Risk Overview The GandCrab family is updating at a rapid pace. Since its V5 was released in September this year, a number of variants have appeared, including V5.0, V5.0.2, V5.0.3, V5.0.4, and V5.0.5. This virus family has targeted customers in various sectors in China. Users should take precautions to remove it as soon as possible.

Apache mod_jk Access Control Bypass Vulnerability (CVE-2018-11759) Threat Alert

November 10, 2018 | Adeline Zhang

Vulnerability Overview Recently, Apache Software Foundation (ASF) released a security advisory to announce the fix for an access control bypass vulnerability (CVE-2018-11759) in the mod_jk module in Apache Tomcat. Currently, the proof of concept (PoC) has been announced for this vulnerability. Users of this software should take precautions to fix this vulnerability as soon as […]