Sayers Blog

Blog.jpg
November 02, 2017

Threat Deception: Attacking the Illusion

“Guardian, this is Rapier....three klicks southeast of target…Rapier is Oscar Mike.  Radio silent.  Over.”

Read More
October 24, 2017

What’s KRACKing at HPE Aruba

Everything you need to know about KRACK(Key Reinstallation Attacks) What is it? Mathy Vanhoef, a technical security researcher, found what we are now calling “KRACK” to be a devastating security flaw in the relatively “secure” standard for wireless networks WPA. KRACK allows for attackers to ...

Read More
October 20, 2017

You’ve undoubtedly heard of KRACK by now...

  News outlets cannot resist commenting on anything Cybersecurity related, especially when it sounds like something out of a mid-90’s TV hacker dictionary. We’re quickly on pace to break a record in 2017. At least with KRACK, it is a particularly interesting example of ingenuity and an unexpected ...

Read More
October 16, 2017

Latest on available KRACK patches

WPA2, at one time, was the answer to our Wifi security woes. Now, it appears that it’s one of the problems. An announcement this morning indicated a far-reaching and serious vulnerability with the protocol. What we once thought was encrypted traffic, and immune to prying eyes, appears to be ...

Read More
September 12, 2017

Hyperconvergence is now mainstream, why?

Both HPE and Dell EMC announced triple digit growth of hyperconverged solutions in their latest quarterly results. Nutanix more than doubled quarterly revenue year over year. VMWare VSAN, barely 3 years old, has crossed over the 10,000 customer mark. Companies are clearly adopting hyperconvergence ...

Read More
May 26, 2017

7 YEAR OLD CODE-EXECUTION BUG FOUND IN SAMBA

It appears Wannacry may have gotten people looking at the SMB functions in Samba on Linux as well.  A code-execution bug was detected in all versions of Samba 3.5.0 (released March 2010) and onwards.  It is CVE-2017-7494 and there is already a Metasploit module available for attacking Linux servers ...

Read More