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2019-02-11 | Blind SQLI writeup, DNSGrep, and Do the basics, ignore the FUD
Monday, February 11
Apple fixes Group FaceTime bug and will donate to 14-year old finder Gran Thompson’s education. In other news, 18-year old Linus Henze found a bug in the Mac keychain, but isn’t sharing beyond that.
TWEET OF THE DAY
We hired the most spectacular group of researchers I’ve seen assembled from NGS, iSEC Partners, IOActive, and n.runs, gave them source code, access to Windows engineers, and told to hack without boundaries. My words to them in an early meeting were “you are here to blow sh*t up” - @JohnLaTwC
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Google published their Vulnerability Rewards Program Stats for 2018.
Blind SQLI writeup by Outpost 24’s Nikos Danopoulos.
Heather says “do the basics, ignore the FUD”.
Motherboard’s tale of unlocking the iCloud where enterprising criminals phish the phone’s original owners, or scam employees at Apple Stores
DNSGrep — Quickly Searching Large DNS Datasets by @erbbysam. “Having a bit of fun with this, I queried every North Korean domain name, grepping for the IPs not in North Korean IP space”. Naturally, Sam, naturally.
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