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Tod Beardsley  

Director of Research at Rapid7, contributing author of several Rapid7 research papers, CVE Board member, and Metasploit collaborator. https://keybase.io/todb

NICER Protocol Deep Dive: Internet Exposure of SMB

In this edition of our NICER Protocol Deep Dive blog series, we take a closer look at internet exposure of SMB.…

NICER Protocol Deep Dive: Internet Exposure of FTP/S (TCP/990)

In this installation of our NICER Protocol Deep Dive blog series, we take a look at the internet exposure of FTP/S (TCP/990).…

NICER Protocol Deep Dive: Internet Exposure of FTP

In this installment of the NICER Protocol Deep Dive blog series, we cover internet exposure of FTP.…

NICER Protocol Deep Dive: Secure Shell (SSH)

In the second installment of our NICER Protocol Deep Dive blog series, we cover Secure Shell (SSH).…

Rapid7 Releases 2020 Under the Hoodie Report: Lessons Learned from a Year of Penetration Tests

Rapid7 recently released its 2020 Under the Hoodie report, detailing the ins and outs of penetration testing.…

NICER Protocol Deep Dive: Internet Exposure of Telnet Services

In the first installment of our NICER Protocol Deep Dive blog series, we cover internet exposure of Telnet services.…

Rapid7 Releases 2020 National / Industry / Cloud Exposure Report (NICER)

Rapid7 has just released the 2020 National / Internet / Cloud Exposure Report, affectionately called the NICER report.…

Rapid7 Quarterly Threat Report: 2020 Q1

In this blog, we break down some of the top findings and highlights from the Rapid7 Quarterly Threat Report: 2020 Q1.…

Self-Isolation, Home Networking, and Open Source: Recog and Rumble

In this blog, we discuss an open source project we run here at Rapid7: Recog and its free network fingerprinting database.…

Dispelling Zoom Bugbears: What You Need to Know About the Latest Zoom Vulnerabilities

In this blog, we break down what you need to know about the recent Zoom security issues and its vulnerability remediation process.…

Working from Home? Wi-Fi Security and Tips and Tricks

I jotted down some Wi-Fi security and management tips for my friends and colleagues who might not have paid much attention to their home networking.…

Rapid7 2020 Threat Report: Exposing Common Attacker Trends

In this blog, we break-down the three key sections of the newly-released Rapid7 2020 Threat Report.…

R7-2019-40: Bloomsky SKY2 Weather Camera Station Data Authenticity and Exposure Vulnerabilities

Multiple information leak vulnerabilities are present in the Bloomsky SKY2 network, obtainable via JSON queries.…

Election Security: What You Need to Know

In this blog, we break-down everything you need to know about the collection of security challenges throughout elections.…

IoT Vuln Disclosure: Children's GPS Smart Watches (R7-2019-57)

In a recent IoT hacking training exercise, Rapid7 penetration testers set out to find vulnerabilities in a number of children's GPS-enabled smart watches.…

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