One step beyond VMware 6.5U1

VMware has updated their ESXi platform again, so we’re now one step beyond the 6.5U1 upgrade. It comprises mostly with VSAN improvements and a set of patches for kernel forking issues. After my challenges with updating to VMware ESXi 6.5U1, it’s nice to see an update work correctly the first time. Again, installing this on…

IPv6 Security Myths

I’ve been reading an article on Linux.com on various IPv6 security myths. IPv6 was originally proposed with several in-built security features. Expectations have expanded over time to IPv6 to be the most secure protocol ever. But in reality things are different. The article covers some of the security fallacies that built up around IPv6 and…

MDSec produce PowerShell delivery via DNS

Remember a few months ago, I posted a piece via Engadget about Cisco’s Talos team finding bot control traffic in DNS data. Now MDSec have produced and published a proof of concept code for this. MDSec are security consulting and education company based in the UK. The publish the Web and Mobile Application Hacker’s Handbook…