Friday September 09, 2016

Researcher Finds Critical Vulnerabilities in Hollywood Screener System

Why didn't anyone tell us about this before? Not so we could fix it, but so we could "screen" a bunch of movies for ourselves. Not that Oscar candidates are the best movies to watch. wink

A prominent security researcher has discovered serious vulnerabilities in a system that allows awards voters to watch the latest movie screeners online. Chris Vickery, who previously gained access to the 'World-Check' terror, crime and sanctions database, informed TF of his discovery last month after an unsecured database was left open to the public.