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2018-09-04 | XSS using quirky implementations of ACME http-01, The rise of cybersecurity insurance, and Bug bounties and mental health
Tuesday, September 4
Netlab researchers report that 7,500+ MikroTik Routers Are Forwarding Owners’ Traffic
TWEET OF THE DAY
I'm a collector of old & rare Antivirus software for MS-DOS and just got this one from a friend > detects over 700 viruses - @cyb3rops
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Bug bounties and mental health: wonderfully honest and thoughtful post by full-time bug bounty hunter, @NathOnSecurity, on the ups and downs of bug bounties. Worth a read for all hackers out there.
XSS using quirky implementations of ACME http-01 by Frans Rosén and Linus Särud. TL;DR Some hosting providers implemented http-01 having one part of the challenge key reflected in the response. This resulted in a huge amount of websites being vulnerable to XSS just because of their implementation of the http-01 ACME-challenge.
Axios’ Shannon Vavra on the rise of cybersecurity insurance
What year is it? Amit shares IP addresses that are C2s for an aggressive malware campaign exploiting EternalBlue - Blacklist these IP addresses.
Story time with VessOnSecurity on McAfee, cybersecurity and more.
Open sesame: Google employee found vulnerability in the smart lock made by Software House.
The Italian Job movie is 57 years-old today
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