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2018-10-18 | Libssh auth bypass, Operation ocean salt, and Dawn of the Code Wars
Thursday, October 18
Authentication bypass in libssh, discovered by Peter Winter-Smith. Per Peter’s own tweet “The root cause is that the libSSH server and client share a state machine, so packets designed only to be processed by and update the client state can update the server state.”
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Secure by Design published by The UK Government is The Government's Code of Practice for Consumer Internet of Things (IoT) Security for manufacturers, with guidance for consumers on smart devices at home
Operation Ocean Salt: McAfee report on data reconnaissance implant targeting South Korea, US, and Canada
Axios’ Joe Uchill shares some thoughts on John Carlin’s new book, Dawn of the Code Wars. One interesting one: Government attribution works.
Good interview from Politico with Google’s email security expert Mark Risher.
Equifax engineer who built breach portal got 8-months house arrest for insider trading.
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