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2017-10-17 | DMARC mandate, Subaru key fob vuln, and call for WPA3
Tuesday, October 17
Happy spreadsheet day (for real). It’s the 35th anniversary of VisiCalc.
Reuters reports that Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013. Good reminder to keep systems and data access under the highest scrutiny. And also, be more like Mozilla.
Homograph fix Bypass [45 upvotes] - $750 bounty (including a $250 bonus!) for this report to HackerOne by @hk755a.
Remote code execution as root on [REDACTED] [21 upvotes] - $3,000 bounty for this report to Zendesk by @agarri_fr.
Slack, Yahoo, Discourse, Quora, Airbnb and others fixed vulnerabilities and awarded bounties in the last 24-hours.
You can see all the latest and greatest disclosures and bounties on www.hackerone.com/hacktivity
TWEET OF THE DAY
In light of recent Wifi shenanigans it's probably a good time to give BeyondCorp another plug. - @riskybusiness
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
TL;DR on why KRACK happened
Call for WPA3 - what's wrong with WPA2 security and how to fix it
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We need machine-assisted verification of protocols, preferably tied to the actual source code that implements them.