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
"The company’s share of the search engine market is still tiny — about 1 percent compared with Google’s 85 percent, according to StatCounter. But it has tripled over the past two years and is now handling around 40 million searches a day. It has also made a profit in each of the last five years, Mr. Weinberg said." - via Nathaniel Popper's tremendous article at The New York Times**