Alert! Hackers Exploiting GitLab Unauthenticated RCE Flaw in the Wild

A now-patched critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in GitLab’s web interface has been detected as actively exploited in the wild, cybersecurity researchers warn, rendering a large number of internet-facing GitLab instances susceptible to attacks. Tracked as CVE-2021-22205, the issue relates to an improper validation of user-provided images that results in arbitrary code execution. The…

Which is the Better Investment?

I found an interesting discussion/argument on Twitter that was sparked when someone mentioned that “Marketing is dead.” Plus there is no shortage of people proclaiming online (every year, it seems) that “SEO is dead.” I know that content marketing isn’t exactly traditional marketing, but it is marketing nonetheless. I’m not here to argue whether they…

LightForce Orthodontics wolfs down $50M to straighten out that crooked smile of yours – TechCrunch

Everyone’s set of teeth are different enough that orthodontics has traditionally been part artistry, part medical witchcraft. In the late 1990s, Invisalign changed the industry with customizable aligners, but it turns out that aligners only serve 30% of orthodontics patients. For the rest, there hasn’t been much in the way of innovation — until LightForce…

Which is the Better Investment?

I found an interesting discussion/argument on Twitter that was sparked when someone mentioned that “Marketing is dead.” Plus there is no shortage of people proclaiming online (every year, it seems) that “SEO is dead.” I know that content marketing isn’t exactly traditional marketing, but it is marketing nonetheless. I’m not here to argue whether they…

Critical Flaws Uncovered in Pentaho Business Analytics Software

Multiple vulnerabilities have been disclosed in Hitachi Vantara’s Pentaho Business Analytics software that could be abused by malicious actors to upload arbitrary data files and even execute arbitrary code on the underlying host system of the application. The security weaknesses were reported by researchers Alberto Favero from German cybersecurity firm Hawsec and Altion Malka from…