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Pre-Auth MySQL remote DOS (Integer Overflow)

MySQL server is affected by a remote DoS attack, which could be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker to cause a loss of availability on the targeted service. The issue has been verified to affect 5.6.X branch up to 5.6.35 and 5.7.X branch up to 5.7.17. It is...

Firewall against firewall – bypassing an IPS

In this post we are going to explain how we used iptables to bypass an Intrusion Prevention System during a recent penetration test. During the first phase of a penetration test on a /24 network, we started performing routinary network port scan to identify available...

Meet us in Brussels!

We are liaising with UK Trade & Investment and the British Embassy in Brussels to deliver a seminar about “How Exposed are we to the Cyber Threat?” on Thursday 24 April We will be talking about penetration testing and delivering a demo about the...

SECFORCE will be presenting at OWASP

SECFORCE will present Tunna framework and a number of techniques penetration testers can benefit from to bypass network firewalls. The presentation will include common scenarios in which HTTP tunnels can be use to bridge the gap between web application testing and...

Bring your own device (BYOD) security challenges

BYOD is a business policy which encourages employees to bring their personal devices (laptops, tablets, mobile phones) to the corporate environment and perform business tasks with them. The advantages for the business are attractive as it allows companies saving money...