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A new vulnerability that attacks Direct Memory Access through Thunderbolt or PCI Express ports. These are common on Macs, but also appears on other systems. Multiple OSes are susceptible to this issue.
There has been a lot of talk about SD-WAN these days, and a lot of questions about what to do. I have been working with a lot of clients on these questions and so I wanted to present my thoughts on the market.
Lacework is a company that has been on our radar since Mike Speiser at Sutter Hill Ventures introduced us to them. They have some very strong backing from the VCs community, and they offer some interesting insights into the flow of data across your environment. They have some handy tools to do forensic analysis on events.
Trend Micro is reporting on a a Trojan that is disguised as a Windows executable. It is built with the Mono framework built into the file, so it can execute the EXE code. Normally Windows executable files will not run on a mac, so some of the built in safeguards are bypassed by this method of delivery, “This routine evades Gatekeeper because EXE is not checked by this software, bypassing the code signature check and verification since the technology only checks native Mac files.”