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To find and exploit a product/version specific vulnerability an attacker has to determine the product/version. This takes time and might lack accuracy. Perhaps the attackers time is very limited and he doesn't want to invest it into enumeration. He might then run a wide variety of exploits. Most of them won't work because they are able to exploit other ...


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Imagine a car robber specialized in stealing Toyota Prius models from 2010 to 2015. It will be pretty easy for him to identify this type of car, just by looking around and analyzing the model characteristics. Now let's assume the car robber is blind and can only identify the car models by touching them. This would make it much harder for him, to spot the ...


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Service version info is an advertisement. And sites like Shodan are the Penny Saver that collects all the ads from every domain across the Internet, where hackers can browse its pages for ads that interest them, ones they have an exploit or tool for. One stop shopping & it's all free.


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What he might like more is that it's less transmission and thus less costs over the long run for internet overhead and data throughput(cheaper in the long run if you pay for traffic by total size like on most cloud services or Web Server setups). Metaphors: A Locked Safe Safes operate off of pistons and solenoid. Let's say you have a solenoid based safe. ...


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There is an Open source Responsible Disclosure Framework that you may use: This Framework is maintained by Bugcrowd and CipherLaw. It is designed to quickly and smoothly prepare your organization to work with the independent security researcher community while reducing the legal risks to researchers and companies. The policy itself has been written ...


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Because they are already aware of the issue. This is evident of them making a mention on the exclusion list. Not mentioning it would likely lead to a lot of users pointing it out. And since they are aware you might be wondering why they won't fix it. There really isn't a way to prevent it. If they restrict an email to one sign up they will have to inform ...



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