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Zero-Day Attack Detection: Focus on the Catch, not the Patch
July 30, 2018
When high profile zero-day vulnerabilities hit the headlines, security professionals around the world scramble to patch and remediate the damages. Zero-days such as ImageTragick, Shellshock, and most recently, Meltdown and Spectre, showed how even complex, modern infrastructures are susceptible to highly impactful security issues. Meltdown and Spectre, in particular, also signaled a shift in focus […]
Detecting Meltdown and Spectre by Detecting Cache Side Channels
January 9, 2018
Last week, we delivered an open source detector for some variants of the Meltdown attack and promised that we’d provide a more generic detection for more variants of Meltdown and Spectre. Today we are delivering on that promise with the introduction of our Apache-licensed cache side channel detector for Linux. In addition to releasing that […]
Detecting Meltdown using Capsule8
January 5, 2018
Meltdown and Spectre are such pervasive issues; they’re news on every major outlet. The security world is simultaneously in awe of the attack and panicking about remediation.What nobody is talking about is detection! Remediation can be effective, and thanks to increased use of the public cloud, we can expect that applications running in the three […]