Hacking, AppSec, and Bug Bounty newsletter
2017-05-03 | Mr. Greene’s message, Krypt.co, and who is thedarkoverlord?
Wednesday, May 3
Hello Wednesday. Make it a great day!
Uber’s Collin Greene has a message for you: Better understanding business risks make you a better security person. Key lesson: risk is relative and can be ignored, transferred, reduced (mitigated) or eliminated (remediate). The correct answer to risk is not always to eliminate it and it is our job to know the appropriate action given the many variables. Also, free tip from Scott Piper: Read Yahoo’s 2016 Form 10-K for detailed info on their multiple “Security Incidents”.
DOM XSS on teavana.com via "pr_zip_location" parameter [4 upvotes] - $250 bounty for this report to Starbucks by @nirvana-msu. Exploitable in all major browsers. Vulnerable code was in full.js.
Existence of Folder path by guessing the path through response [8 upvotes] - $250 bounty for this report to BrickFTP by @ashish_r_padelkar. Information leak bug on multiple endpoints. Good find!
You can see all the latest and greatest disclosures and bounties on www.hackerone.com/hacktivity.
TWEET OF THE DAY
Epic tweetstorm for any dev’s out there…
As a senior dev, I disagree. Feedback from junior devs is critical to me. If they don't understand it, even if it's "correct", I rewrite. - @sarahmei
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