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2017-08-15 | Meet Macie, Unsafe arithmetic, and Marcus is LA Bound
Tuesday, August 15
Enjoy your day, readers. :)
Say hello to Macie. Amazon’s AI security bot, and S3 bucketeer blaster.
Unsafe arithmetic in PyString_DecodeEscape [4 upvotes] - $500 bounty for this report to Python (IBB) by @jaybosamiya. Winner of the best report title this month. Bewares the integers overflows.
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TWEET OF THE DAY
Things to do during defcon:
Visit red rock canyon
Be indicted by the FBI
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Marcus is LA bound
Officially unofficial 2017 DerbyCon hiring list
Duo looks at the new NIST Update: Passphrases In, Complex Passwords Out
More on Marcus’ somewhat atypical arrangement while awaiting trial - Politico
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AWS said Macie is a managed service that monitors data access for anomalies and provides alerts. For now, AWS said Macie will support S3, but be available for other data stores. AWS will charge by the GBs of S3 content classified and CloudTrail events analyzed.
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