Bluepurple Pulse: week ending May 8th
China is oh so very active..
Welcome to the weekly highlights and analysis of the blueteamsec subreddit (and my wider reading).
Operationally this week we had a number of big vulnerabilities land and the scale of the intrusions into Heroku became clear (see relevant sections later). Other than that it has only taken us about a month to transfer details of a critical vulnerability to a vendor due to a slightly apathetic response their side. The fact this is a thing and there isn’t machine to machine brokerage service for vulnerability disclosure run by a CERT or similar makes me wonder if there is an opportunity to offer it “as a Service”.
In the high-level this week:
The Indian government issued the most bold set of stipulations ever with regards to incident reporting for a “Safe & Trusted Internet”. Including:
Any service provider, intermediary, data centre, body corporate and Government organisation shall report incidents within 6 hours
The mandatory reporting includes scanning, phishing etc.
The incidents can be rep…
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