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2018-01-29 | Strava’s global heat map, Pacemaker’s know all, and $500M+ Coincheck cryptocurrency theft
Monday, January 29
Opsec is a four letter word. Strava released it’s interactive global heat map of user activity which reveals sensitive military base locations, characteristics, and patterns of soldiers. Strava says “just opt out” and defends heat map as the data was already made public by the users. If you use Strava, I’m sure you’ve already opted out of the global heat map. And @thegrugq opines, “giving random private companies huge amounts of sensitive private information might be a terrible idea.”
IDOR in merchant.rbmonkey.com allows deleting eShops of another user [4 upvotes] - no bounty for this report to RBK Money by @uranium238.
User-assisted XSS in message reading Unsubscribe feature via crafted List-Unsubscribe header in e.mail.ru Web mail interface. [11 upvotes] - $1,000 bounty for this report to Mail.Ru by @maxarr.
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My password is the last 8 digits of Pi. - @brysonbort
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I’ll bet Elon Musk’s 20,000 @boringcompany flamethrowers would show up on Strava’s heat map
Coincheck: We have a bigger Mt. Gox. Up to as much as $534 million in cryptocurrency stolen.
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While the heatmap only shows information in aggregate, Strava’s own website allows users to drill down into the tracked runs to find the names of individuals, as well as the dates they set their personal best times on particular runs.