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 John Anderson

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Principal Security Consultant, Trustwave Spiderlabs
Member Since: 6/6/2018
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John Anderson is a Principal Security Consultant for Trustwave Spiderlabs, an advanced security team focused on penetration testing, incident response, and application security. John has been working full-time in penetration testing since 2003 for a wide range of commercial and public-sector clients including through the UK government CHECK scheme. Prior to this, John worked for several Internet service providers doing network design/build/management, as well as penetration testing of the existing customer base and in-house networks. John has published or contributed toward a number of open source development projects, including John the Ripper, Apache, Synscan, DNSAdmin-NG.

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It Takes an Average of 3 to 6 Months to Fill a Cybersecurity Job
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/12/2019
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PUBLISHED: 2019-03-18
An unquoted search path vulnerability was identified in Lenovo Dynamic Power Reduction Utility prior to version 2.2.2.0 that could allow a malicious user with local access to execute code with administrative privileges.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-03-18
Five9 Agent Desktop Plus 10.0.70 has Incorrect Access Control (issue 2 of 2).
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PUBLISHED: 2019-03-17
Phamm (aka PHP LDAP Virtual Hosting Manager) 0.6.8 allows XSS via the login page (the /public/main.php action parameter).
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PUBLISHED: 2019-03-15
CircuitWerkes Sicon-8, a hardware device used for managing electrical devices, ships with a web-based front-end controller and implements an authentication mechanism in JavaScript that is run in the context of a user's web browser.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-03-15
An Integer overflow vulnerability exists in the batchTransfer function of a smart contract implementation for CryptoBotsBattle (CBTB), an Ethereum token. This vulnerability could be used by an attacker to create an arbitrary amount of tokens for any user.