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CEO & Head of Threat Intelligence, Immunity Inc.
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Dave is CEO of Immunity Inc., an offensive security firm that serves many Fortune 500s, major financials and federal agencies. The company provides penetration tests and develops pen-test tools like Canvas, Silica, Innuendo and Swarm. Immunity is a past contractor with DARPA's Cyber Fast Track program.

Prior to founding Immunity in 2002, Dave served as a "computer scientist" at the NSA, and later as a security consultant with @stake. He is also the founder of INFILTRATE CON, a "pure offense" security conference, and co-author of "The Shellcoder's Handbook" and "Beginning Python."

Alex McGeorge serves as head of threat intelligence at Immunity Inc. His personal skill set ranges from penetration testing to threat modeling, software security and social engineering attacks. Alex leads many of the company's penetration testing engagements for multinational banks and Fortune 500s. He's discovered security flaws in a number of critical systems, including high-speed trading applications.

Prior to joining Immunity, Alex served as a cybersecurity contractor for the US Department of Transportation and as a senior network security engineer at Robbins Gioia.

Articles by Dave Aitel & Alex McGeorge
Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
Worst Password Blunders of 2018 Hit Organizations East and West
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
2019 Attacker Playbook
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  12/14/2018
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CVE-2018-20201
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer over-read in the jsfNameFromString function of jsflash.c in Espruino 2V00, leading to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact via a crafted js file.
CVE-2018-20194
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer underflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because limiting the additional noise energy l...
CVE-2018-20195
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in ic_predict of libfaad/ic_predict.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service.
CVE-2018-20196
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer overflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because the S_M array is mishandled.
CVE-2018-20197
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer underflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because limiting the additional noise energy l...