The default configuration of the Unanet web application has a backdoor that can allow unauthenticated users to login and manipulate the user accounts and the roles they maintain. This vulnerability is due to a code branch that exists within the...

Trustwave today announced that Gartner, Inc., a leading information technology research and advisory company, has positioned Trustwave in the “Challengers” quadrant in the most recent “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide,” a report that evaluated 16 different global managed security service providers (MSSPs) on several criteria. Trustwave improved its position in both completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Trustwave does everything I can think of for security. The team that I’m a part of is the incident response team, and we’re within a bigger team called SpiderLabs. I tell my kids, “I work at SpiderLabs and I fight cybercrime, the bad guys.” And they absolutely love it.

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This month's update for Database Security Knowledgebase is now available. Knowledgebase version 5.11 includes new checks for MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle as well as updated checks for SQL Server and MySQL. New Vulnerability and Configuration Check Highlights MySQL Critical...

Shortly after publishing our post about Terror EK, "King Cobra" (a Twitter account that we mentioned at the end of that blog post), tweeted a note to us: Figure 1: King Cobra's tweet to Trustwave This, along with other feedback...

The security of internet infrastructure devices like routers and wireless access points, along with all kinds of devices that connect through them, has been of particular concern lately. Recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have originated in Internet of Things (IoT) devices, for example, and a slowdown in such issues doesn’t seem imminent.

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For the past half year Netgear has been working on fixing a serious and easy-to-exploit vulnerability in many of its routers. And it's still not done. The vulnerability was discovered by Simon Kenin, a security researcher at Trustwave, and stems from a faulty password recovery implementation in the firmware of many Netgear routers. It is a variation of an older vulnerability that has been publicly known since 2014, but this new version is actually easier to exploit.

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Simon Kenin, a security researcher at Trustwave, was – by his own admission – being lazy the day he discovered an authentication vulnerability in his Netgear router. Instead of getting up out of bed to address a connection problem, he started fuzzing the web interface and discovered a serious issue. Kenin had hit upon unauth.cgi, code that was previously tied to two different exploits in 2014 for unauthenticated password disclosure flaws.

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Bad guys are getting quite creative trying to evade spam filters and antivirus scanners. Last week, we have observed an influx of spam campaign targeting a Japanese audience. Translated to English: Subject: Photo We always appreciate your regards. (This is...

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