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2018-06-13 | BabaYaga WordPress malware, Web cache attack, and US Election security latest
Wednesday, June 13
BabaYaga WordPress malware: the malware that eats other malware - research by Defiant.
Greetings from London, where we’re prepping for #h14420 live-hacking event this weekend. Expect send times to be a bit wonky this week. Have a great one!
burp does not validate the common name of the presented collaborator server certificate [9 upvotes] - $1,500 bounty for this report to PortSwigger by @morisson.
Leak of Platform Authentication credentials via Repeater [6 upvotes] - $200 bounty for this report to PortSwigger by @junepo.
TWEET OF THE DAY
So this is a fascinating story for us to ponder in IR triage and ops. Surgical professionals started a trend of wearing their first names and roles on their caps during surgery to cut down on role confusion and improve response time. It’s apparently grown globally. - @hacks4pancakes
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
James Kettle’s web cache attack covered in Dark Reading (teaser for his Black Hat talk you probably won’t want to miss).
Going to the World Cup? Leave your phone at home says US counterintelligence officials. Or pack a lot of tinfoil.
US Election security latest. Good rundown from Politico.
Dixons Carphone breach affecting millions of consumers reported. Interesting one to watch in the post-GDPR world.
For the bounty hunters: new open source tool “bountytpl” markdown-file + JSON = report
Wired reports on Crypto Sally and the ICO growth marketing machine
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It's sort of a design flaw in the way caching and websites work… It's not specific to any given technology or any given cache.
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