Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Ban Facial Recognition

submitted by /u/felipekirby94

A script I made that can modify wordlists/dictionaries for password attacks

This script can: Remove short passwords. Convert lower-case to upper-case and the other way around. Remove lines prior to one you specify (when you want to continue an attack you had to stop). Remove lines that appear...

Handy guide to HTTP Security Headers

submitted by /u/SAJZking

Funny and truth XD

submitted by /u/PrzemekPrzemko

OSCP Blog: Exam Attempt Review

submitted by /u/kindredsec

Privacy Warnings Issued Over Russian-Owned FaceApp

submitted by /u/LizMcIntyre

Cisco Patches Critical Flaw in Vision Dynamic Signage Director

Cisco this week released a security patch for the Vision Dynamic Signage Director, to address a Critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary actions on the local system.  Tracked as CVE-2019-1917, the vulnerability was found in the REST...

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal

This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time. Carole Cadwalladr, who broke the story and appears in the film, looks at the fallout – and finds ‘surveillance...
SecurityWeek

Scotland Yard Twitter and Emails Hacked

London's Metropolitan Police apologised Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news pages were targeted by hackers and began pumping out a series of bizarre messages. read more

Browser Extensions Scraped Data From Millions of People

Slack passwords, NSO spyware, and more of the week's top security news.
ZDNet

Hackers breach FSB contractor, expose Tor deanonymization project and more

SyTech, the hacked company, was working on research projects for the FSB, Russia's intelligence service.