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Research  

Active Exploitation of Citrix NetScaler (CVE-2019-19781): What You Need to Know

A a directory traversal vulnerability was announced in the Citrix Application Discovery Controller and Citrix Gateway, which would allow a remote, unauthenticated user to write a file to a location on disk.…

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.…

Oh, Behave! Who Made It to Rapid7 Labs' Naughty List(s) in 2019?

The Labs team thought it might be fun to give folks a glimpse into who made it to some of our naughtiest lists in 2019 based on insights gleaned through our research projects.…

Don't Spread This Holiday Cheer: How to Secure Your Leftover Technology

When you get your new gizmos and gadgets, how can you make sure your old tech is properly handled so your personal data stays safe?…

Cisco Self-Signed Certificate Expiration on Jan. 1, 2020: What You Need to Know

Cisco released Field Notice 70489 this week making owners of a wide range of Cisco devices of an impending certificate expiration issue.…

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.…

What a Difference a Year Makes: Revisiting Our Inaugural Fortune 500 ICER One Year Later

It's now been a year since we released our first Fortune 500 ICER, so we decided to take a quick look at a key control, DMARC, to look for improvements.…

Rapid7 Introduces Industry Cyber-Exposure Report: Deutsche Börse Prime Standard 320

Today, Rapid7 released our fifth Industry Cyber-Exposure Report (ICER) examining the overall exposure of the companies listed in the Deutsche Börse Prime Standard index.…

R7-2019-32: Denial-of-Service Vulnerabilities in Beckhoff TwinCAT PLC Environment

Rapid7 researcher Andreas Galauner has discovered two vulnerabilities affecting the TwinCAT PLC environment.…

Open-Source Command and Control of the DOUBLEPULSAR Implant

Metasploit researcher William Vu shares technical analysis behind a recent addition to Framework: a module that executes a Metasploit payload against the Equation Group's DOUBLEPULSAR implant for SMB and allows users to remotely disable the implant.…

How Rapid7 Industry Research Strengthens InsightVM

Rapid7’s vulnerability scanner, InsightVM is backed by multiple large-scale research projects that keep it on the leading edge of vulnerability risk management.…

This One Time on a Pen Test: Your Mouse Is My Keyboard

In one engagement, we were tasked with compromising the internal network of a facility that was used for medical trials. Here's what happened.…

Rapid7 Introduces Industry Cyber-Exposure Report: Nikkei 225

Today, Rapid7 released our fourth Industry Cyber-Exposure Report (ICER) examining the overall exposure of the companies listed in the Nikkei 225 index.…

Ask a Pen Tester: Q&A with Rapid7 Penetration Tester Aaron Herndon

Recently, we gave our customers the opportunity to ask members of our penetration testing services team any burning questions they have.…