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2018-02-28 | Alexa Top 1 Million Analysis, Burglary as a service, and How developers got password security so wrong
Wednesday, February 28
Scott Helme published his 6th installment of progress on securing the web over the last 6 months in Alexa Top 1 Million Analysis - February 2018. Read the summary for good high-level updates, one point to highlight: there has been a 32.2% increase in the number of sites redirecting to and enforcing HTTPS in the Alexa Top 1 Million. #maketheinternetsafer
myshopify.com domain takeover [27 upvotes] - $1,000 bounty for this report to Shopify by @0xacb.
SSRF in https://www.zomato.com████ allows reading local files and website source code [11 upvotes] - $1,000 bounty for this report to Zomato by @nbsp.
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OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
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