Security News, Business News - Aug 14, 2017
Title: Nagios core privilege escalation via PID file manipulation​Author: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commits 1b19734 and 3baffa7, version 4.3.3SummaryNagios 4.3.2 and earlier creates a PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account. This is exploitable by that non-root account to kill root p...
Business News ( Baltimore, Maryland ) - Aug 03, 2017
 The staff of Metro Data, Inc. were excited to attend of launch of the Baltimore Cyber Range, and are proud to be members of their cybersec consortium.Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today joined Stephen Thomas, general manager of Cyberbit North America; Bruce Spector, CEO of Baltimore-based Elec...
Security News, Business News - Jul 30, 2017
Title: Tenshi privilege escalation via PID file manipulationAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commits 46b0148 and d0e7f28, version 0.16SummaryTenshi 0.15 and earlier creates a tenshi.pid file after dropping privileges to a non-root account. This is exploitable by that non-root account to kill root pr...
Security News, Business News - Jul 30, 2017
Title: Tinyproxy privilege escalation via PID file manipulation​Author: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commit 9acb0cbSummaryThe tinyproxy daemon creates its PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root user. That may be exploited (through init scripts or other management tools) by the unprivileged use...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - May 24, 2017
May 24, 2017 - Hunt Valley, MarylandMetro Data, Inc. is proud to announce that we have been accepted as an Authorized Samsung SSD (Solid State Drive) Partner and are pleased to align ourselves with a global IT leader!We now have access to Samsung resources including: marketing collateral,...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - May 19, 2017
The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) ranks Metro Data, Inc. as a top "Software Development" firm in the Baltimore region as published in the March 19, 2017 Newspaper.   The rankings were based on 2016 revenues in the Baltimore area.About the Baltimore Business Journal:The Baltimore Bu...
Business News ( Towson University ) - Apr 18, 2017
On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -  Metro Data, Inc.'s Chief of Network Operations, Dr. Michael Orlitzky, will present a colloquium on Lyapunov rank in conic optimization at Towson University, Mathematics Department.Abstract: Many people are familiar with the classical linear programming problem (LP)...
Business News ( University of Maryland, Baltimore County ) - Apr 07, 2017
I am proud to announce that Metro Data, Inc.'s Chief of Network Operations, Doctor Michael J. Orlitzky successfully defended his Ph.D. Applied Mathematics dissertation on Friday, April 7, 2017.  There is now a Doctor in the house!  Those that know Metro Data, know that we have the good for...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - Mar 16, 2017
Metro Data, Inc. announced it has achieved Microsoft's Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions Competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment.To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstr...
Security News, Business News - Dec 30, 2016
Title: Nagios core incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8641Author: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commits ef69001, 553fc81, and 166dd3aSummaryCVE-2016-8641 describes how the unprivileged Nagios user can become root using symlinks to fool the init script. An identical attack is still possible using hard links.Lear...

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