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Breaking Down the Linux Sudo Bug — and Why It Probably Doesn’t Impact You

By: Jake King

News broke earlier this month of a critical bug in the Linux command ‘sudo’, a core tool in Linux that allows user to run programs with elevated privileges. In typical Internet fashion, the announcement of this bug (labelled CVE-2019–14287) was followed by lots of scary headlines about opening Linux up to unauthorized users and enabling…

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Container Security and MITRE ATT&CK on Linux: Cmd Founder Jake King’s Interview on Risky.Biz

By: Jennifer Ellard

Recently, Cmd CEO & Co-Founder Jake King met with one of our favorite podcasters and award-winning journalist, Patrick Gray, from Risky.Biz. Risky.Biz is an Australian-based podcast that was founded in 2007, and is a must-listen for information security professionals looking to stay up-to-date with the market. In the interview, Jake talks with Patrick about security…

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Addressing the Unavoidable Security Holes Caused by Root Users and Privileged Accounts on Linux

By: Jennifer Ellard

Practically speaking, Linux has an inherent security hole big enough to drive a truck through: privileged accounts. Whether through compromised service accounts, stolen credentials, or the wrong commands executed by root users — the fact that Linux provides no way to restrict what privileged users can do is a big impediment to enforcing security policy. As…

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