Internet Industry Search Engine

Yelp, but for MAGA turns red over security disclosure, threatens researcher

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/03/yelp-but-for-maga-turns-red-over-security-disclosure-threatens-researcher/
See More From: arstechnica.com

Mar 12, 2019 6:31 PM 1+ week ago

"Yelp, but for MAGA" turns red over security disclosure, threatens researcher

A new application from the "conservative news" site 63red, called 63Red Safe, is advertised as a sort of "Green Book" for the MAGA set. It lets users rate local businesses "from a conservative perspective," according to the app's Google Play listing, "helping insure[sic] you're safe when you shop and eat!" And in this case, "safe" means freedom to wear "Make America Great Again" clothing without having to bear verbal challenge.

The app rates the safety of a business based on user's input on four factors:

But the safe space for 63red founder Scott Wallace was violated quickly when French security researcher Elliot Alderson discovered some fundamental security flaws in Safe's architecture--making it not so safe.

Because the application is build in React Native, a JavaScript- and JSX-based scripting language that basically turns Web apps into "native" Apple iOS and Android applications, the entire architecture of the application is ...

Read More


Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
security disclosure  conservatives left APIs  researcher Yelp  security researcher  Internet attacks  source code  unauthenticated APIs  Conde Nast  infosec community  Ars Technica  Medium post  journalism experience  database servers  Apple iOS  Web apps  React Native  security flaws  app rates  America Great  Green Book  Deep State Researcher  Yelp Unconfigured IoT  Lenovo Watch X  security disclosure  Developer Threatens  security risk  researcher Twitter  security researcher  security bugs  Security researcher  Black Hat  Echo products  facilities Security  

**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.