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2018-08-02 | Reddit security incident, How SMS intercept works in practice, and Web cache attacks
Thursday, August 2
Reddit Security Incident. Quick TL;DR by @troyhunt: SMS-based 2FA was circumvented and a “complete copy” of their 2007 DB was accessed plus a subset of usernames and associated email addresses (among other data) as of June this year.
TWEET OF THE DAY
[THREAD] So here's the thing. As a CISO, you have to balance the *most probable* threat scenarios against the environment and tolerances of your customers (your users). 1/n - @wendynather
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
United States District Attorney’s Office unsealed indictments on FIN7 aka “Carbanak Group” members yesterday. FireEye blogged, providing technical context, historical indicators, and techniques that organizations can use to hunt for FIN7 behavior enterprise-wide.
How "SMS Intercept" works in practice. Tweet thread by @magoo.
PowerShell Inside a Certificate - 2 part series by nviso labs
James Kettle shares 3 web cache attacks in advance of is Black Hat USA talk on the same topic: Web Cache Poisoning via request smuggling, Web Cache Poisoning via response splitting, and Web Cache Deception
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