Hacking, AppSec, and Bug Bounty newsletter
2017-04-20 | Diet pill spam, Guide to computer viruses, and Dr. Dre would never do this
Thursday, April 20
Happy Thursday. Make it a great day!
Missing Server Side Rate Limiting can Lead to VK Account Take over [11 upvotes] - $400 bounty for this report to VK.com from @mandy1394. Private conversation details and POC but getting some upvote love. Love this quick summary by VK: “Insufficient flood control”. Brevity and clarity, FTW.
User Information Disclosure via REST API [4 upvotes] - no bounty for this report to ownCloud from @alykode. This is the internet - hackers are not always motivated by the almighty doubloon. Kudos to @alykode for reporting the issue and ownCloud for communicating explicitly with the researcher and disclosing the vulnerability report.
You can see all the latest and greatest disclosures and bounties on www.hackerone.com/hacktivity.
TWEET OF THE DAY
Guide to computer viruses. - @ITSecurityguard
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Lose your 2fa, securely regain access to your GitHub account. GitHub is open sourcing their delegated account recovery implementation
China Daily reports on how bounty platforms use white-hat hackers (featuring H1’s, Ning Wang)
Hak5’s Darren Kitchen goes WiFi sniffing across the globe. Because, captive portals are fun.
Dr. Dre would never do this
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