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By Oliver

Minimising the Risks of Using Flash

Jun 04, 2019

Flash is well-known to people within the cyber security industry to have a long history of security vulnerabilities as well as functionality flaws. However, it is impossible to completely uninstall Flash, as the plugin has been integrated in both Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, which are core applications that come with Windows builds. Therefore, the purpose of this blog post is to provide possible solutions for organisations to minimize the risks of having Flash. Continue reading

By Antti

Moodle Jmol Plugin Multiple Vulnerabilities

May 20, 2019

In a recent penetration test of a Moodle instance, a review of the installed plugins revealed several security issues in a plugin that has not been updated for several years. Continue reading

By Guy

Common Mistakes with PCI DSS Compliance

Apr 29, 2019

I've been a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) for PCI DSS requirements for some years, and I have detailed some of the more common mistakes I encounter whenever discussing PCI DSS with organisations, be they business owners, website developers Continue reading

By Marius

Compromising Jira Externally to Get Internal Network Access

Mar 25, 2019

In a recent external network engagement, which had a fairly large number of external services, I found a Jira login page available on the client's external network. Continue reading

By Mike

From Internal Web Application To Domain Admin

Feb 20, 2019

In a recent internal network penetration test I found a slightly less conventional route to get domain administrator privileges. Continue reading

By Kate

Minimising the risk of using Java

Jan 04, 2019

Much as they may wish to do otherwise, organisations may need to install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) so users have the Java Plugin they need for required web-sites, and/or run installed Java applications provided as JAR files. Continue reading

By Mike

CVE-2018-18863 ResourceLink Local File Inclusion

Nov 08, 2018

In a recent penetration test ResourceLink version was found to be vulnerable to local file inclusion (LFI). Continue reading

By Antonio

Combining Issues to Compromise the Domain

Oct 29, 2018

Internal penetration tests, as approached by Dionach, are a good exercise to assess the security of the internal networks of our clients. Continue reading

By Casey

Overview of iOS 12 Security Features

Oct 22, 2018

When deciding whether or not to install iOS 12, many iPhone and iPad users will be primarily concerned with the "flashier" features: Memojis, group FaceTime calls, performance improvement Continue reading

By Freddie

Behavioural Analysis of Malware via Network Forensics

Sep 03, 2018

Most antivirus systems today use signature-based detection in order to identify given binaries as malware. Continue reading