As the list of nations claiming they were targeted by Internet attacks emanating from China continues to grow, the world’s most populous country has turned the mirror back on other governments. In statements made in the Chinese Cadres Tribune, Vice Minister of Information Industry Lou Qinjian claimed that the United States and other “hostile” governments…Details
For all of you who wanted “proof” about the cyberwar between China and the US, here’s an article for you. Unfortunately I think that China is in a better technological position with their “Golden Shield” firewall than we are with our ad-hoc Internet infrastructure. Specifically if you consider that “Golden Shield” is rumored to be…Details
This article was literally our idea. We contacted Andrew Greenberg at Forbes Magazine and discussed the possibility of China’s Operation Golden Shield being used as an offensive weapon during a Cyber war. Jayson Street, a long time SNOsoft team member is quoted in this article.
Netragard’s CTO (our founder) was interviewed by eWeek for this article. Again, focused on the e-bay like exploit auction site that we feel is doomed to fail.
Our founder, Adriel Desautels, comments about purchasing exploits in this Forbes article. The article also outlines a new business called WabiSabiLabi that is attempting to gain traction in the exploit market by using an e-bay like bidding structure. While this seems like a good idea at first glance the idea will face significant trust problems…Details
SNOsoft has discovered a high risk vulnerability in Maia Mailguard version 1.0.2 that makes it possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the affected system. The advisory will be published on Netragard’s website shortly. Until then users of the Maia Mailguard web application should suspend use or add .htaccess capabilities to the web…Details
For those of you that are participating in our Exploit Acquisition Program please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to access our new Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) server for discussing your research in a secure way. Don’t try scanning for the server yourself because you won’t find it and your IP address will be…Details
We’ve started focusing on the security of appliances that are installed in corporate and government networks. To our amazement most of these appliances are more insecure than the operating systems and software that we’ve (being the security industry) been picking on so aggressively. In fact, we are looking at one appliance right now that is…Details
Netragard has released another vulnerability. This time it is a local root compromise using McAfee VirusScan for Mac. Granted this isn’t all that exciting but if you’re at all interested it can be found here.