On Thursday this week (16 June 2022 at 15:00 UK time), we’re holding a free webinar by which we’ll provide you with a dwell clarification and demonstration of the “Follina” vulnerability.
Though this bug is pretty straightforward to cope with (a easy registry change rolled out through Group Coverage will largely immunise your community from assault), it nonetheless tells an enchanting story.
Follina, or CVE-2022-30190 if you happen to choose to maintain issues official, is an intriguing instance of how cybercriminals discovered the way to mix a “function” that nobody actually wished with a “function” that nobody actually wanted…
…to create a sneaky assault trick that nobody anticipated.
In easy phrases,
FEATURE + FEATURE = BUG!?
What you’ll study
In case you’re hoping for PowerPoint slides and bullet factors, adopted by a product pitch, then this speak isn’t for you.
However if you happen to like to look at technically-oriented demos that don’t require you to be a technical knowledgeable your self, we expect you’ll take pleasure in your self.
We’ll present you:
- How and why the bug works.
- How you can examine safety holes like this one safely.
- The way it may catch your customers out.
- How you can shield your self and your community.
We’ll additionally check out different “options” in Home windows that would result in related issues, and what to do about these, too.
We’ll maintain the jargon to a minimal, so that you don’t have to be a sysadmin or a SecOps coder to attend…
…however in case you are, you’ll nonetheless study tons of suggestions and methods for monitoring down technological bother.
As certainly one of our readers stated, after wanting within the Home windows registry to see what number of Follina-like issues may nonetheless be lurking within the shadows:
Yuck, I simply went into the registry to see what different ‘undocumented options’ are in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT. What did I discover? Job safety.
The demo will take roughly half-hour, adopted by 10 minutes of official Q&A time, after which we’ll be staying on-line informally for anybody who has additional questions on this or any associated subjects.
Enroll now! (E mail handle required for registration.)
Date: Thursday 2022-06-16
Time: 3pm UK time (10:00 EDT, 14:00 UTC, 15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST)
Size: 30 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A + casual session after that