0: Everyone Lies, users especially so.
1: Check the simple things before you move on to the hard stuff. ALL of the simple things.
2: Question all assumptions.
3: Don't give up easily.
4: When all else fails, see #1.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of possible mitigations to prevent the exploitation of CVE 2023-4863 in the LibWebP library. This library has a heap buffer overflow available across all operating systems, most browsers, an exceptional number of Electron framework applications. This CVE is rated a 10 after previously being rated 8.8. This was due to an original disclosure from Google stating that Chrome was the only effected application. After investigation, it was discovered that all instances of the LibWebP library were vulnerable across all platforms. A similar CVE ( 2023-5217 ) is pending analysis for the VP8 webstream video format (a sister library to libwep.) As working proof-of-concepts are generally available to the public and Google and Apple both acknowledge threat actors and spyware vendors making use of the vulnerability, it is essential that you begin reviewing and patching all business critical applications. Patch Browsers, All of them All major and minor browsers acr
Once a week, our security team gathers everyone into a meeting and shares the last week’s worth of security related news and any new security initiatives. This one hour may be the most valuable meeting we attend and has the greatest impact on successful security outcomes. What is it? We call ours a Security Show & Tell. (You can call it whatever fun and exciting name fits your corporate culture.) Regardless of the name, the goal is to set aside an hour each week to share three kinds of security stories and our response to them. Stories that are in the news. Stories that impact our work. Stories that impact our lives. Author’s Note: There’s some helpful tips below on how to gather these stories. Why you should do it There’s a lot of great reasons to do this, but I want to drive home a few really important ones. How many times has this happened to you? You wake up, open infosec.exchange , and begin scrolling only to find out that $Vendor has a nasty zero-day and organiza
Ingredients: 1/4 Stick butter 1/2C AP flour 3/4C room temp milk 3 room temp eggs Salt pepper mace nutmeg allspice etc if you want it Blend it or whisk it until homogeneous Put a castiron in a cold oven at 425°. Remove when preheat finishes and melt in a 1\4 stick of butter. Pour in batter. Top with parm and fresh herbs. Cook 15m.