The Department of Justice announced yesterday (20190722) the defendant (Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has agreed to pay $25.3 Million USD to settle violations of the United States Bribery Statutes, when the Redmond, Washington software leviathan decided it should bribe government officials in Hungary and other countries in the Eurozone to gain ill-gotten gains.
via Objective See's 'Objective by the Sea' confab, comes enlightened security research - in this case, crafted by Csaba Fitzil (examine his presentation slides here), in the effort to garner root through curated applications downloaded via the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Mac App Store. Most Certainly Today's Must Read!
Via Tara Seals writing at the Threatpost Blog, detailing the highly competent bug hunting skill set of Laxman Muthiyah, examining - if you will - the lackadaisical 2FA data flow promulgated by Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) on the company's owned Instagram.
"Independent researcher Laxman Muthiyah took a look at Instagram’s mobile recovery flow, which involves a user receiving a six-digit passcode to their mobile number for two-factor account authentication (2FA). So, with six digits that means there are 1 million possible combinations of digits making up the codes." - Via Tara Seals writing at the Threatpost Blog