We are continuously improving vFeed Vulnerability & Threat Intelligence Professional Services by adding new sources and enhancements. Therefore and for the current week, we have added so far 3 major improvements.
With the standardization of the Internet of Things (IoT) label, the public is gradually becoming aware of its wide use in almost all fields. And with this democratization we are confronted with this old and inherent problem: Security. And for good reason, IoT have become in the recent years the cyber-attackers preferred targets. In fact behind this marketing label lies the heart of the concern: Embedded systems.
Here is a cool article written by Kin Lane the author the renowned blog API Evangelist about the vFeed approach. The author discusses our model from a technical and business perspective and what would be the perfect solution in a perfect world.
However, we had intentionally geared our development towards a Python API for various reasons we depicted in a previous post “API or not – Why do like everyone else?“. Nevertheless, Kin raised several good points in his article. A must read !!
A student from the Univesity of Bochum in Germany have published a very interesting thesis regarding the security of network printers. His work is a survey of weaknesses in the standards and various proprietary extensions of two popular printing languages: PostScript and PJL.
Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It comes preinstalled with over 300 penetration-testing programs.
The development team has added the ability to install our API. The Kali package page is http://pkg.kali.org/pkg/vfeed
The Metabrik Platform is a Rapid Development of Reusable Security Tools that binds together a classic shell with a Perl interpreter as a REPL (Read-Eval-Print-Loop) and a ton of small Briks. Briks are reusable components each performing a specific task. You chain Briks together using Perl variables, they are used to pass output of a Brik command as input for another Brik command.
FruityWifi is an open source tool to audit wireless networks. It allows the user to deploy advanced attacks by directly using the web interface or by sending messages to it. With the version 2.0, the author added a new module to support the capabilities of vulnerability search through vFeed Database.
The spanish company S2 Grupo has publish an article showing how they leverage the power of vFeed database correlation to empower their SIEM solution.
The article shed light on a neat way to enrich vulnerability and IDS solution with the appropriate correspondence of information such as Nessus plugins, Snort and Suricata SIDs.