June 2021

Use SpamHaus threat feeds with Fortigate

SpamHaus is a well known service that keeps a curated downloadable list of Internet offenders. to see a link to the list https://www.spamhaus.org/drop/ You can see the DROP list and EDROP list in the left columnjust for reference these arehttps://www.spamhaus.org/drop/drop.txthttps://www.spamhaus.org/drop/edrop.txt Logon to your Fortigate firewall and navigate to Security Fabric, External Connectors and click Create …

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OpenVAS vs Polycom

FYI: an OpenVAS scan will reboot every Polycom VVX350 deskphone, and if a workstation is connected to the network through that phone the workstaion will lose connectivity, while the phone reboots.

Privilege Escalation on modern versions of Linux

Ubuntu 18+ and a number of other modern distros using Polkit have a vuln that allows privilege escalation to root.a video by the bug’s discoverer shows it’s not that hard to do.more into Here https://github.blog/2021-06-10-privilege-escalation-polkit-root-on-linux-with-bug/