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Smeltdown 2.0: Revisiting the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities

Note: This blog is a revisit on our 2018 coverage of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. You can read further on Meltdown and Spectre: the Story So Far. In the past week, a security researcher discovered several working exploits for the infamous Spectre and Meltdown hardware vulnerabilities (also known affectionately in some circles as ‘Smeltdown’), […]

Shadow Talk Update – 05.29.2018

The focus in this week’s Shadow Talk is on “VPNFilter”, a modular malware with disruptive functionalities has targeted more than 500,000 network infrastructure devices across 54 countries. Recently the malware has been particularly active targeting Ukraine. The team also cover new research on the TRITON malware targeting industrial control systems, changing techniques used by the […]

Shadow Talk Update – 05.14.2018

In this week’s episode Shadow Talk we look at the Winnti Umbrella group, asking what this means for organizations. We discuss vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office (CVE-2018-8174) and basestriker. And, finally, we outline the fall out surrounding the Olympus dark web marketplace.   Chinese state-associated threat actors linked under one umbrella Individual threat groups and actors […]