Safetech Blog - Security Tips and Tricks


by Ionut Cernica

AT&T – Old version of JBoss and default credentials

I found an old JBoss console on one of the AT&T subdomains https://espcare.att.com/ There was an old version of JBoss web application, the application was vulnerable to authentication bypass, not to mention that I was able to authenticate with default username and password. Risk: I was able to deploy my desired application on the server…

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by Ionut Cernica

Parse.com security problem

This is a writeup for a security problem in parse.com website. Parse.com is an acquisition of facebook and every security problem on this website is eligible for a bounty in the facebook bugbounty program.   There was a problem with the download URL for important information about the applications you manage on your account. The…

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by Ionut Cernica

Codegate 2014 quals – web 200 WriteUp

WebProxy WriteUp We were given a web application with a proxy functionality. http://58.229.183.24/188f6594f694a3ca082f7530b5efc58dedf81b8d/index.php In the response from the server a comment can be found which contains the link where the flag might be. admin/index.php The request type is “GET” and it has one parameter named “url”. /index.php?url=websiteToVisit The value of the “url” parameter is filtered….

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by Marinel

How to: Secure and Privacy Enabled Browsing

There are plenty of guides on the web about securing your computer against threats you can encounter on the internet, while making your browsing habits hassle free and enjoyable. Most of the guides teach you basic stuff about how to install antivirus and other anti-malware suites, check your browser for toolbars and extensions, whether your…

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by Ionut Cernica

eBay Authentication Bypass

On 18 January 2014 I reported to eBay a security problem about an authentication bypass on one of their websites -> community.ebay.co.jp. To login to community.ebay.co.jp, I was first sent to the eBay website, where you must complete a form with your ebay username and password, after that you are redirected to community.ebay.co. jp with…

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