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2018-05-22 | Variant 4 of Spectre and Meltdown, Jobert’s appsec testing methodology, and How to measure risk with a better OKR by Magoo
Tuesday, May 22
Variant 4 of Spectre Meltdown announced by Intel and Microsoft yesterday. Intel says most everything was patched previously, and they have “not seen any reports of this method being used in real-world exploits.”
Administrator can create user without entering high security mode [3 upvotes] - $300 bounty for this report to Phabricator by @ivh.
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OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Jobert’s general (post-recon) application security testing methodology and how he finds critical bugs
Good list of who to follow on social media in risk, compliance, and RegTech
How to measure risk with a better OKR by @magoo
Zuck is in Brussels for a proper grilling from EU officials over Facebook’s handling of alleged data misuse and election interference
Zero Wing updated to be GDPR compliant thanks to Oliver Hough
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