Cyber Exploitation with SSRF & CMS Swiss Cheese – CF037
Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective! Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim delve into new approaches in Server Side Request Forgeries (SSRF) that have played an increasing role in vulnerability disclosure for common web applications such as WordPress. Before diving in, we review the BitDefender Box product, a consumer-based device to protect IoT devices and enable home security for the average guy. After wrapping up our review, we dive deep into SSRF and some of the new ways in which hackers have bypassed common protections as featured in an upcoming talk at DEFCON 25. From the deep dive we explore some of the recent malicious activity taking place on the interwebs – targeting major CMS platforms and taking advantage of some of the earlier techniques we discuss. And as the internet continues to show its similarities to swiss cheese, the internet relies on listeners like you to help stay savvy and keep your organizations and peers safe and secure.
SSRF: A New Injection Favorite of Hackers
“We propose a new exploit technique that brings a whole-new attack surface to bypass SSRF (Server Side Request Forgery) protections”
Speaking of which… DEFCON 25 talks are up!
July 27th – July 30th
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