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2017-04-06 | Project Sopris, CTF’s galore, and giant robot duels
Thursday, April 6, 2017
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TODAY’S TOP STORY
The Seven Properties of Highly Secure Devices. In a time where IoT stands for the Immensely offensive Totally insecure devices, 3 men at Microsoft are doing something about it. Read their research report, and check out #projectsopris ($100K in bounties up for grabs).
Phabricator is vulnerable to padding oracle attacks and chosen-ciphertext attacks. [8 upvotes] - $750 bounty for this report to Phabricator by @edio. This should be required reading by every hacker. Please. Stop what you’re doing and read this.
Phabricator is vulnerable to padding oracle attacks and chosen-ciphertext attacks. [8 upvotes] - $750 bounty for this report to Phabricator by @edio. Yes, this back and forth with the reporter and security team lead is so good we included it twice. Read it.
As always, you can see all the latest and greatest disclosures and bounties on hackerone.com/hacktivity.
TWEET OF THE DAY
1955: The modern definition of the word "hack" was coined at MIT, first appearing in the minutes of the Tech Model Railroad Club. - @todayininfosec
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
The case of the disappearing malware. “Most organizations are not currently equipped to defend against these tactics.” No kidding, Sherlock.
Giant robot duels are a thing. USA vs Japan this August.
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