Apple Sued, Lenovo X, & DNS – Hack Naked News #208

    This week, Google Paid Out $3.4 Million for Vulnerabilities Reported in 2018, Hackers Target WordPress Sites via WP Cost Estimation Plugin, Facebook paid $25,000 for CSRF exploit that leads to Account Takeover, and PoC Exploit Code for Recent Container Escape Flaw in runc Published Online! Jason Wood from Paladin Security joins us for […]
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Googlebot or a DDoS Attack?

A bot is a software application that uses automation to run scripts on the internet. Also called crawlers or spiders, these guys take on the simple yet repetitive tasks we do. There are legitimate bots and malicious ones. A Web Application Firewall (WAF) filters the web traffic and blocks any malicious bots, letting the good ones pass.
Googlebot is Google’s web crawling bot. Google uses it to discover new and updated pages to be added to the search engine index.
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RDP Servers, Mimikatz, & LibreOffice – Hack Naked News #206

    This week, RDP Servers Can Hack Client Devices, Roughly 500,000 Ubiquiti devices may be affected by a flaw already exploited in the wild, Crypto exchange in limbo after the founder dies with password, Home DNA kit company says its working with the FBI, Outlaw Shellbot infects Linux servers to mine for Monero, Apple’s […]
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Privacy & Software Development – Application Security Weekly #49

    Keith and Paul discuss the current state of privacy and software development. – Facebook reveals news feed experiment to control emotions– Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them– Apple blocks Facebook from running its internal iOS apps– Apple restores Google’s internal iOS apps after certificate misuse punishment Full Show Notes […]
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