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Jay Ferron

I am a self proclaimed geek who has authored, may technical training courses. As a speaker Jay has presented at many events including, user groups, Computer trade shows, DOD and federal conferences, ISPCON, TechEd, and WPC. Jay is on the global board member of GITCA. Past President of ISACA-CT, Past president APCUG and is a Microsoft MVP Enterprise Security. Jay has been a MVP in in Windows, HPC, and Azure.

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August 6th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Spectre attack has been an unexpected danger to our security since January of this year. It’s an attack on most modern processors that use speculative execution to leak sensitive information to a potential attacker. Speculative execution allows processors to execute instructions in - Read More
 
August 6th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Researchers at Cisco Talos recently spent some time probing the Samsung SmartThings Hub, a device designed to be the center of your smart home. They discovered a number of vulnerabilities that allow remote information leakage up to arbitrary remote code execution. The device is designed to - Read More
 
July 31st, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho prison officials say 364 inmates exploited vulnerable software in the JPay tablets they use for email, music and games to collectively transfer nearly a quarter million dollars into their own accounts.Here the link to the story https://apnews.com/ - Read More
 
July 25th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
No More Ransomware Web Sitehttps://www.nomoreransom.org/en/index.htmlis a site you should save in your favorite.This site has lost of resources to help you deal with ransomware. Ransomware is malware that locks your computer and mobile devices or encrypts your electronic files. When this happens, - Read More
 
July 24th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Apache Software Foundation has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat versions 9.0.0.M9 to 9.0.9, 8.5.0 to 8.5.31, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.51, and 7.0.28 to 7.0.86. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to obtain sensitive information.NCCIC - Read More
 
July 24th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
  Bluetooth implementations may not sufficiently validate elliptic curve parameters during Diffie-Hellman key exchange.OverviewBluetooth firmware or operating system software drivers may not sufficiently validate elliptic curve parameters used to generate public keys during a Diffie-Hellman - Read More
 
July 14th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Here a new one that has started to circulate. - Read More
 
July 14th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARYCVSS v3 6.4Vendor: Medtronic Equipment: MyCareLink Patient MonitorVulnerabilities: Use of Hard-coded Password, Exposed Dangerous Method or Function2. RISK EVALUATIONIf exploited, these vulnerabilities may allow privileged access to the monitor’s operating system - Read More
 
July 14th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARYCVSS v3 7.5ATTENTION: Exploitable remotelyVendor: Abbott LaboratoriesEquipment: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator and Cardiac Synchronization Therapy DefibrillatorVulnerabilities: Improper Authentication and Improper Restriction of Power ConsumptionMedSec Holdings Ltd., - Read More
 
July 14th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Chinese cybersecurity research team known as Keen Security Lab has disclosed 14 security vulnerabilities affecting a range of BMW vehicles. Eight of the flaws affect the infotainment system, four affect the Telematics Control Unit (TCU), and two affect the Central Gateway Module (CGM). The TCU - Read More
 

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