Threat Advisory: Tracking the Badlock Vulnerability

March 28, 2016

There have been a number of posts and news releases relating to the Badlock vulnerability, for which patches are expected to be available April 12. The “marketing efforts” and media attention surrounding the vulnerability have received backlash given that no solutions are readily available.

The Badlock vulnerability is expected to impact Windows networking services which will potentially expose a large volume of Enterprise Servers and Hosts to exploitation. It is recommended that the latest Windows and Unix Samba patches be deployed as soon as they are available to mitigate risk of compromise.

 Herjavec Group will continue to monitor Badlock and will notify our customers of any updates relating to this vulnerability including opportunities to test and deploy patches appropriately.

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About Herjavec Group

Dynamic entrepreneur Robert Herjavec founded Herjavec Group in 2003 to provide cybersecurity products and services to enterprise organizations. We have been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity operations leaders, and excel in complex, multi-technology environments. Our service expertise includes Advisory Services, Technology Architecture & Implementation, Identity Services, Managed Security Services, Threat Management and Incident Response. Herjavec Group has offices and Security Operations Centers across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

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