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2017-11-10 | Getting access to 25k employee's details, Magoo’s 5, and HBD to Hack The Pentagon
Friday, November 10
Defense in depth comes from multiple factors. @magoo’s 5 factors used to secure systems
Vulnerable exported broadcast receiver [5 upvotes] - no bounty for this report to bitwarden by @b3nac.
Self-XSS in password reset functionality [6 upvotes] - $500 bounty for this report to Shopify by @iron_fist. Lesson: Only you can stop self-XSS! No, but seriously: good programs with high min bounties are cherry to learn and hack on!
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before… “The configuration file of an internal IRC bot (which included credentials to internal services and some external services used by [redacted] developers) was inadvertently included by an employee in a personal public GitHub repository. The repository was taken down and the affected credentials rotated.”
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TWEET OF THE DAY
Hackers finally got their chance to try and hack the Pentagon without repercussion - @wired
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Getting access to 25k employees details by @sahilsaif
Where there’s a JTAG there’s a way: Obtaining full system access via USB
Get your censys scans in while they’re free.
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