To stay on top on the latest security alerts we often spend time on bug bounties and CTF’s. When we were discussing the challenge for the weekend, Mathias got an interesting idea: What target can we use against itself?
Of course. The Google search engine!
What would be better than to scan Google for bugs other than by using the search engine itself? What kind of software tend to contain the most vulnerabilities?
- Old and deprecated software
- Unknown and hardly accessible software
- Proprietary software that only a few people have access to
- Alpha/Beta releases and otherwise new technologies (software in early stages of it’s lifetime)
For you bounty hunters, here’s a tip: