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January 22, 2020 16:54

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Sex, Drugs, and Silicon Valley… ("Oh My God, This Is So F—ed Up”)

While Bitcoin Soared, Crypto Domain Names Served Up Prime Online Real Estate In 2017; Sessions’s unwise move on marijuana may backfire; 15 Ways To Bridge The Gap Between Social Media And In-Store Experience; Here’s a look at the massive new campus Google wants to build; 10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You; Tencent gets […]

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GoDaddy patches CSRF security flaw allowing editing domain records

A security expert reported that a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CRSF) vulnerability at GoDaddy, allowed third parties to potentially edit and manipulate domain records arbitrarily. “While I was managing an old domain in GoDaddy, I noticed that there was absolutely no cross-site request forgery protection at all on many GoDaddy DNS management actions, which are state-changing […]

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PayPal: OpenID security flaw did not affect PayPal customer accounts

A new security flaw that affected users of open source login tools, OAuth 2.0 and OpenID did not affect PayPal accounts, stated PayPal today. The vulnerability affected numerous other web sites that utilize those two methods of logging into services, including some offered by PayPal. The statement was as follows: “As always, it’s important to […]

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