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2017-05-08 | AMT part deux, Big Mac attack, and #hackerlife
Monday, May 8
Happy Monday. Make it a great week!
Intel’s AMT vuln part deux. Here’s the vulnerability explained in 2 paragraphs. Downclimb has good notes on disabling AMT and there’s a GitHub repo by researcher Bart Blaze which is based on Intel’s mitigation guide.
open xxxect at https://projects.invisionapp.com [16 upvotes] - $100 bonus for this report to Invision by @seifelsallamy. A long standing back and forth with collaboration between hacker and security team. Hacker revisits bug stream, finds XSS, and forgotten vbscript, gets a bonus!
Ode to the use-after-free: one vulnerable function, a thousand possibilities - blog post by our boy, @scarybeasts.
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TWEET OF THE DAY
I think @natashenka and I just discovered the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory. This is crazy bad. Report on the way. - @taviso
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Big Mac attack. Literally.
You are only as strong as your weakest link.
Curiosity is why phishing will always be a thing.
Hack a rival university, get arrested. Hack United Airlines, get 15 million miles. Graduate from college, go work for Amazon. #hackerlife
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