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Disclosing this vulnerability in Google Smart speakers bagged the author a bounty of $100k 😲
Welcome to the #IWWeekly40 — the Monday newsletter that brings the best in Infosec straight to your inbox.
We wish you a prosperous and productive new year 😊 May you find amazing bugs, earn bounties, and make cyberspace safe for everyone 🤗
To help you out, we have shared 7 articles, 6 Threads, 5 videos, 2 GitHub repos and tools, 1 job alert in today’s newsletter. We’re sure they’ll help you maximize the benefit and take a massive jump ahead in your career.
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#1 @cankat shows how he found an open redirection vulnerability at Apple’s subdomain using the dot character.
#2 @MRD7 shares how a misconfigured Jira instance allowed the access of all the security reports [Fixed / Non-Fixed] bugs submitted to a company.
#3 @Sudhanshu Rajbhar shares a greatly detailed article about his findings related to ESI (Edge Side Include) Injection on a private bug bounty program.
#4 Read how @Bergee was able to find multiple critical bugs in Red Bull including auth misconfiguration, LFI, SQLi, etc.
#5 @Matt explains how he responsibly disclosed a vulnerability in Google Smart speakers that could turn them into wiretaps which gets him a bounty of around $100k.
#1 @John Jackson shares a revamped OSCP guide for beginner hackers to get started in their learning journey.
#2 @Heli9 shares tips for Bug bounty reflected XSS(Cross–site scripting) exploitation for beginners.
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