The news of the week is discussed, including the ShadowBrokers’ farewell, GoDaddy’s buggy domain validation issue, MongoDB ransoms, and the latest with St. Jude Medical.
A bug in GoDaddy’s domain validation process forced the registrar to revoke SSL certificates and reissue certs for more than 6,000 customers.
Domain registrar GoDaddy fixed a vulnerability affecting systems used by its customer support agents that could have been abused to take over, modify or delete accounts.
The Angler Exploit Kit has begun using domain shadowing as a technique to avoid detection and blocking, researchers at Cisco Talos said.
A cross site request forgery vulnerability in GoDaddy domain settings has been patched two days after it was reported to the domain registrar.