* Posts by mookmerkin

2 posts • joined 2 Sep 2012

Facebook fix a bounty boon for researcher

mookmerkin

Re: RE: This bug represents a cultural problem at FB

This is security 101. You don't send user modifiable parameters. You don't send parameters in clear text. Absolutely stupid.

There should be no reason to "test" this scenario: the scenario should not exist. FacePlant "technology" sucks; you entrust your stuff to FacePlant, prepare to have your information harvested.

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AMD snubs hackers' tiny package, will fix raided blog

mookmerkin

department of redundancy department

"One of the affected sites stored its passwords unencrypted in plaintext."

Not both unencrypted AND plaintext?!?! The horror!

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