With 2018 in the rear-view, the infosec industry is now fully invested in 2019. The new year will no doubt present its fair share of challenging digital security threats. So too, though, will the year enable infosec professionals to discuss shared difficulties at conferences and summits. To help promote these collaborative
Back in March, a vulnerability was disclosed by Ulf Frisk in Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. The vulnerability is pretty awesome, a patch released by Microsoft to mitigate the Meltdown vulnerability inadvertently opened up a hole on versions of Windows, allowing any process to access and modify page table
PASSWORD SECURITY IS COUNTERINTUITIVE: “Your password must be 8 characters & contain upper, lower, digit & punctuation characters” => “Your password is now 2.14x easier to guess via brute force.” We’re not joking; the number of 8-char passwords with the above constraint is 2807657387458560; the number without constraint is 6095689385410816.