My Shared Links — Week 48/2022

Xavier «X» Santolaria
4 min readDec 5, 2022

Collection of the resources and links I have found insightful and shared during week #48 of 2022.

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New Zealand admits it has direct access to Facebook takedown portal where it can flag content for censorship

New Zealand’s government has officially admitted that it has partner access to Facebook’s controversial content takedown portal.

This portal is designed specifically for government agencies to flag content to Facebook for censorship.

How many more do have similar access but don’t disclose / admit it?

New Exploit Broker on the Scene Pays Premium for Signal App Zero-Days

Gray-market exploit brokers are alive and kicking, with the latest sign of this flourishing market coming in the form of a bidding war for Signal messaging app zero-days from a relatively new entrant.

Russia-based OpZero went on the record recently with a $1.5 million offer for Signal remote code execution (RCE) exploits, more than tripling the relatively stable high-water mark for that app offered by American firm Zerodium.

Notice of Recent Security Incident at LastPass

LastPass recently detected unusual activity within a third-party cloud storage service, which is currently shared by both LastPass and its affiliate, GoTo. They immediately launched an investigation, engaged Mandiant, a leading security firm, and alerted law enforcement.

LastPass has determined that an unauthorized party, using information obtained in the August 2022 incident, was able to gain access to certain elements of their customers’…

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Xavier «X» Santolaria

Cloud Security | IBM Inventor | IBM AoT Member | Open Source Advocate | ex-OpenBSD | |