Hacking, AppSec, and Bug Bounty newsletter
2019-03-22 | Post-it note passwords, No more FUD, and Cyber-Telecom Crime Report 2019
Friday, March 22
Post it notes would be better. Krebs on Security published a detailed story about how Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text for well, a long time. Also, just earlier this week, Motherboard reported about how a server misconfiguration issue at Science and Grant firm Elsevier left users’ passwords accessible online.
SQL injection in [redacted] via User-agent [1 upvote] - $2,000 bounty for this report to TTS Bug Bounty by @harisec
url that twitter mobile site can not load [60 upvotes] - $1,200 bounty for this report to Twitter by @seifelsallamy
TWEET OF THE DAY
Since the industry is unable to offer ROI, it must sell fear instead. And it’s really good at it too. $100B+ annually. - @jeremiahg
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Telecom fraud costs over $33 billion per year according to the Cyber-Telecom Crime Report 2019, published by Europol and Trend Micro.
Ars Technica’s Dan Good writes about implanted devices from Medtronic that can have their firmware rewritten
New York Times dug into the new era of privatized spying
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