Hacking, AppSec, and Bug Bounty newsletter
2017-05-05 | FlexiWHY, XSS for IE11, and telephony troubles
Friday, May 5
Cinco de Mayo on a Friday?! Today is bound to be amazing. Enjoy it!
Yesterday, we wrote a blog: Ethical considerations of access to the HackerOne community. Important considerations for all companies. EFF tweeted about it, and many others. You can follow the conversation on Hacker News.
Cloudflare based XSS for IE11 [16 upvotes] - swag award for this report to Cloudflare by @reactors08. Incredible responsiveness and communication from Cloudflare’s team, including this gem “I got ahold of a windows computer (unfortunately) and verified this works.” #bugbountyhumor
SSL Key Certificate expires [for dropboxpartners.com] [1 upvote] - no bounty for this report to Dropbox by @honccbb. Closed as informative, but a key point here is the power of hacker-powered security: dozens of researchers combing your stack on the daily, and will let you know when your SSL Key Certs will expire in a few days. It’s like that friendly neighborhood watch.
Today’s hacker lesson is on “how to get banned from the platform”: submit reports like this.
You can see all the latest and greatest disclosures and bounties on www.hackerone.com/hacktivity.
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Telephony troubles, SS7 security flaws. In short, say “No” to SMS for 2FA. Use Duo or Google, or Microsoft authenticator.
Third-party updaters as attack vectors, Microsoft’s ATP team thwarts a sophisticated (and targeted) attack on several high-profile technology and financial organizations.
Healthcare breaches continue to grow.
Want to be a stellar hacker? All you need is Andrew Jackson’s help (plus hours of practice and patience).
Dyre Russia hacking group profiled by Forbes.
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