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2018-05-16 | Cyber Czar no more, How to get around 2FA with social engineering, and Two tweetable PoC’s
Wednesday, May 16
Some big US Government cyber news in the last 24-hours: The White house eliminated the “cyber czar” role originally created by the Obama administration and the Department of Homeland Security announced a fresh cyber security strategy. Also, the White House issued an executive order meant to “enhance the effectiveness of agency CIOs”.
ability to install paid themes for free [8 upvotes] - $1,000 bounty for this report to Shopify by @flashdisk.
Improper Authentication in Vimeo's API 'versions' endpoint [35 upvotes] - $2,000 bounty for this report to Vimeo by @bugdiscloseguys.
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TWEET OF THE DAY
No logo, no press buz, but this vulnerability need more attention than #efail #DHCP CVE-2018-1111 do not parse backslash as escape character in “11-dhclient” - @eromang
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
A stupidly simple way to get around 2FA with social engineering: preying on the kindness of strangers
CIA ‘Leaker’ Josh Schulte Posted Agency Code Online—And CIA Never Noticed. Jake Williams says “just remember this the next time key escrow solutions are proposed as ‘the answer’." Oh, and this apparently happened within months of Snowden walking out of the NSA. WSJ has more.
Daniel Miessler’s Security Report Analysis: 2018 DBIR Report
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