Bugs, Breaches, and More! – Application Security Weekly #55

XSS Vulnerability in Abandoned Cart Plugin Leads to WordPress Site Takeover, The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2019, I Deleted Facebook Last Year; Here’s What Changed (and What Didn’t), CommitStrip: Over-excited, and more!

News

Bugs, Breaches, and More!

1.) This Spyware Data Leak is So Bad We Can’t Even Tell You About It

2.) Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years

3.) Zero-day in WordPress SMTP plugin abused by two hacker groups

If you build it, they will come

1.) No More Forever Tokens: Changes in Identity Management for Kubernetes

2.) Severe Security Bug found in Popular PHP Library for Creating PDF Files

3.) XSS Vulnerability in Abandoned Cart Plugin Leads to WordPress Site Takeover

Learning & Tools

1.) How Do I Prepare to Join a Red Team?

2.) Azure Services Roadmap

3.) The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2019

Food for Thought

1.) Human Contact is now a Luxury Good

2.) I Deleted Facebook Last Year. Here’s What Changed (and What Didn’t)

3.) CommitStrip: Over-excited

Full Show Notes

Hosts

Paul Asadorian
Paul Asadorian – CEO, Security Weekly.

 

Keith Hoodlet
Keith Hoodlet – Application Security Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific.

 

 

 

 

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