Category Archives: Security

Admin Admin podcast – A comedy of errors.

I’m a regular listener to the Admin Admin podcast and lurk on their telegram channel, so i was quite chuffed when i was asked to appear with them and talk a little about one of the roles i have at … Continue reading

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Scanning Docker containers for vulnerabilities

There have been a few posts in the past few months on how people have scanned docker images on the docker registry and found most have a lot of vulnerabilities. Many in fact have bitcoin miners and other such malware … Continue reading

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Spectre/Meltdown – Are you really getting a Intel microcode update?

So, at the office we have around 36,000 servers worldwide we need to patch for Spectre/Meltdown.  I should also point out patching this architectural c*ck-up is not that straight forward as you will see below. I had an idea today … Continue reading

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