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2018-03-05 | Memcached DDoS method adds extortion, The malicious use of AI, and my weird path to #infosec
Monday, March 5
Ubisoft has trained an AI to alert their engineers before they commit bugs. In other AI news: 26 researchers released a report detailing their security concerns regarding AI development in The malicious use of artificial intelligence.
Difference in query string parameter processing between Hacker News and Keybase Chrome extension spawns chat to incorrect user [21 upvotes] - $500 bounty for this report to Keybase by @tomnomnom.
SSH server compatible with several vulnerable cryptographic algorithms [6 upvotes] - $300 bounty for this report to TTS Bug Bounty by @northivanastan.
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OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Dragos released 3 new research white papers on industrial control threats
Get inspired: "my weird path to #infosec"
This is cool: Integrating @haveibeenpwned range api in the company auth model to help prevent people to reuse passwords that have been leaked on breaches before.
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A Birst employee placed a copy of certain non-production components of the Birst software in a publicly-available S3 bucket to provide a prospective customer in the financial services industry non-production, read-only access to the software (a proof-of-concept). These components were not populated with data; no data from the financial institution was ever present in the test environment at any time, although the filename contained the name of the financial institution.