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2018-04-02 | Nikulin extradited to US, Meet the HoneyBot, and The Splat Bug
Monday, April 2
What happened to southern hospitality? The sad irony of Georgia's state legislature passing S.B. 315 is that its capital city is in the midst of a cybersecurity crisis. EFF calls the bill an anti info-sec law.
Unintentional file creation caused at Tempfile with directory traversal [12 upvotes] - $500 bounty for this report to Ruby by @ooooooo_q.
`protobufjs` is vulnerable to ReDoS when parsing crafted invalid *.proto files [9 upvotes] - no bounty for this report to Node.js third-party modules by @chalker.
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TWEET OF THE DAY
The nightmare voting security scenario for a democracy isn't just stolen elections, but disrupted elections, where there's disagreement about who takes office. Current electronic voting systems aren't designed to effectively resist this, especially when state actors are involved. - @mattblaze
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor breach (5 million credit cards stolen)
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While lawmakers did make a major concession by exempting terms of service violations under the measure—an exception we’ve been asking Congress for years to carve out of the federal Computer Fraud & Abuse Act (CFAA)—the bill stills fall short of ensuring that researchers aren’t targeted by overzealous prosecutors.
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