Understanding the Shellshock Bash Bug

The Shellshock Bash bug is the most significant security bug to hit the Internet to date. Learn what it's all about, how attackers are exploiting it, and how to protect your environment from the risk.
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(208)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 2, 2014
Duration
33m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(208)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 2, 2014
Duration
33m
Description

In late September 2014, the most significant security bug ever to hit the Internet emerged in the form of the Shellshock Bash bug. Risks of this nature are inevitably accompanied by uncertainty and speculation. This course methodically explains the background of the risk, shows how it's exploited in a vulnerable system, and most importantly, walks through how to defend against it by applying multiple defenses. This is a must-watch course for anyone worried about the impact of this serious security risk on their environment.

About the author
About the author

Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security. He's a regular conference speaker, frequent blogger at troyhunt.com and is the creator of the data breach notification service known as “Have I Been Pwned”.

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