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Lead Security Engineer at Venafi
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Pratik Savla is a lead security engineer at Venafi with over 12 years of experience in the information security industry. At Venafi, Mr. Savla works with the research and development team and runs the product security program where he is involved with securing Venafi's product offerings; his work helps Venafi evolve the machine identity management technology that secures Venafi's Global 2000 customers. Mr. Savla is dedicated to providing detailed and analytical insights that help educate a wide variety of audiences on the world's most pressing security threats. He is also currently serving as an Advisory Board Member for the California State University Chico Cybersecurity for Executives Certificate program. He is also a member of IAPP, ISACA, ISSA, the Cloud Security Alliance, CERIAS, and more. Mr. Savla has also held positions at FireEye, VMware, Intuit, and Purdue University.

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US Formally Attributes SolarWinds Attack to Russian Intelligence Agency
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  4/15/2021
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Dependency Problems Increase for Open Source Components
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  4/14/2021
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FBI Operation Remotely Removes Web Shells From Exchange Servers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/14/2021
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CVE-2021-21981
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-19
VMware NSX-T contains a privilege escalation vulnerability due to an issue with RBAC (Role based access control) role assignment. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with local guest user account to assign privileges higher than their own permission level.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-19
Fibaro Home Center 2 and Lite devices with firmware version 4.600 and older initiate SSH connections to the Fibaro cloud to provide remote access and remote support capabilities. This connection can be intercepted using DNS spoofing attack and a device initiated remote port-forward channel can be us...
CVE-2021-20990
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-19
In Fibaro Home Center 2 and Lite devices with firmware version 4.600 and older an internal management service is accessible on port 8000 and some API endpoints could be accessed without authentication to trigger a shutdown, a reboot or a reboot into recovery mode.
CVE-2021-20991
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-19
In Fibaro Home Center 2 and Lite devices with firmware version 4.540 and older an authenticated user can run commands as root user using a command injection vulnerability.
CVE-2021-20992
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-19
In Fibaro Home Center 2 and Lite devices in all versions provide a web based management interface over unencrypted HTTP protocol. Communication between the user and the device can be eavesdropped to hijack sessions, tokens and passwords.