Blogging from Bluehat V6 . . .

So I'm in the speakers lounge and so far today we've had MarkRuss talk at some length about what are and are not considered 'security boundaries' in Windows.  For example, user sessions are a security boundary.  Virtual Machines are a security boundary.  Various 'Defense in Depth' technologies like UAC, IEPM (protected mode), session 0 service isolation, KMCS and PatchGuard are not.  It was a great talk as usual.  Now I'm watching Roberto Preatoni (WabiSabiLabi - aka 'zero bay') explain to us why he thinks his "security marketplace" is such a great thing . . . next Kaminsky is going to do a talk on DNS which should be highly entertaining - Dan's a great speaker.

Here are some security related things going on today that I find interesting.

  1. Google vulns including a nasty Gmail one:

  2. Apple vulns added to Metasploit (i.e. iPhone modules): - note that it sounds like H.D. has some 0-days for the iPhone. 🙂
    Wow - Apple just released their most recent update for the iPhone fixing 10 CVEs:  What's interesting about the iPhone is that people don't seem to realize they are carrying OSX running as root in their pocket.

  3. VMWare vulns announced: (I counted 20 CVE's being announced / fixed in that update - holy crap!).


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