WeWork just bought a coding bootcamp, and it actually makes a lot of sense

WeWork, the mega-unicorn startup that operates trendy office spaces across the world, announced today that it had acquired the New York-based coding bootcamp, Flatiron School.

The Flatiron School offers immersive software development education, allowing students to learn to code in just a few months. At $15,000, tuition is a fraction of what you could expect a four-year computer science degree to cost.

This is the latest, and arguably the most high-profile acquisition in WeWork’s seven year history, which has seen it snap up the likes of Israel’s Unomy, FieldLens, and the Singapore co-working space, Spacemob. However, the terms of the acquisition are yet to be disclosed.

Aat first glance, it seems like neither company has much in common. The education market and the office-space market couldn’t be any more different. So, why did WeWork spend (presumably) tens of millions to snap up a single New York-based coding bootcamp?

If I had to guess, it has something to do with the value-added services that WeWork offers its clients. Hotdesking and office space at WeWork isn’t cheap, especially when compared to community-run co-working spaces, or older established players like Regus. It differentiates itself by offering little extras: from office spaces that Business Insider has aptly described as “startup kitsch,” to free beer on tap, and member-only networking and professional development events.

Given the desperate thirst for developer talent, particularly in New York and the Bay Area, I asked Flatiron School dean Avi Flombaum if WeWork intends to use its latest acquisition to place junior developers with its tenants. Flombaum confirmed that was the case, saying “that synergy is a huge part [of it].” He added that the deal will allow WeWork to “upskill” its existing tenants by offering evening and weekend classes.

This, arguably, is a more compelling reason to rent from WeWork than free beer. Startups will have a pipeline to junior developers, right at the start of their coding careers. Crucially, they’ll have learned from a curriculum that’s current and relevant, and focused not on academic skills but professional ones. They’ll have learned things that often fall to the wayside on university degrees, like managing properly managing source code with Git, and writing code that considers security and readability.

Flombaum also said that the deal will also allow the company to introduce an in-person element to those currently studying on its online course. The company also plans to branch out from computer science education to cover other fields, with Flombaum saying “the goal is to really introduce a new model for life long education.”

WeWork’s multi-billion dollar success can be attributed to the fact that it’s several things at once: workplace, lounge, bar, and business networking event. Now, you can add classroom and recruiter to that list.

Drug vendors are ditching dark web markets to start their own private P2P shops

In spite of a long streak of high-profile busts over the past few months, illegal trading on the dark web seems to be burgeoning – so much so that some vendors have began leaving behind popular marketplaces to set up their own private shops.

Unlike standard dark web markets – which facilitate communication between customers and vendors and also act as an escrow service until transactions have been completed – some vendors have now spun off to accept peer-to-peer (P2P) orders straight from their own independent webshops.

The move towards private P2P shops represents “the natural evolution of a successful vendor that has grown on a traditional [dark web] market,” according to cybersecurity firm Sixgill.

The company, which specializes in monitoring and interpreting activity on the dark web, sees this transition as a logical progression for vendors that have successfully built up a solid reputation and a steady flow of customers over the years.

In fact, Sixgill speculates the trend is likely here to stay. The reason is that, in comparison to marketplaces, private shops give vendors a chance to cut the middleman and maintain full control over their transactions and customer dealings.

This means that, in addition to the ability to request payments straight to their own wallets, vendors also get to save market escrow fees, which could cost between one and five percent on each separate transaction.

The volatile state of dark web markets has also contributed to this development. Sixgill notes that, since vendors no longer feel their money is safe with marketplaces, they are more willing to risk starting private shops where they manage all transactions single-handedly.

While marketplaces continue to dominate the dark web landscape, law enforcement agencies have been gradually catching up with their tricks.

Following a transcontinental sting operation earlier in July, two of the most popular markets, AlphaBay and Hansa, were both seized and shutdown by law enforcement. This bust was followed by rampant paranoia that fellow dark web competitor, Dream Market, might face the same fate.

Despite this chaos, Dream ultimately continued to operate regardless and swiftly established itself as the new go-to place for illegal buyers and sellers. That is until two weeks ago it suddenly vanished out of thin air, along with some of the dark web’s other leading trading places.

Dream is currently accessible via various mirrors, but users are worried something’s not quite right with it.

Indeed, all of this uncertainty has inspired numerous conversations in dark net communities about the possibility of replacing the popular centralized markets with distributed P2P alternatives – though users remain skeptical P2P platforms could be a viable solution.

Sixgill has further observed that some vendors, who have managed to amass favorable reviews, have been able to leverage this reputation into moving their business to encrypted messaging platforms like QQ and Telegram.

Curiously, the cybersecurity firm notes that while vendors would resort to doing business via Telegram, QQ and IRC, they tend to refrain from using services with servers based in Europe or the US, like WhatsApp and Messenger.

Still, though setting up a private shop could be a viable option for vendors, buyers ought to approach such situation with caution.

Unlike in marketplaces, which have incentive to ensure transactions between buyers and sellers have been completed fairly, any complications in private shops will have to be resolved between the customer and the vendor themselves. This could spell trouble for users, given that vendors have their own interest at heart.

In any case: with all of this blackmailing going around the dark web these days, it might be a good idea to stay on your toes – regardless of who you’re dealing with, a marketplace or a private vendor.

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  • Not valid on Virtual Cards & International Cards which are issued outside India
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Teen ‘compliments app’ Sarahah is reportedly rife with security issues

Sarahah, a ‘compliments’ app (think ask.fm) popular with teenagers, is reportedly rife with security issues, according to a UK researcher.

The issues pertain to the web version of the Sarahah service, and not the mobile application.

Scott Helme, the researcher who took a pop at the site, described Sarahah’s CSRF (cross site request forgery) protections as “fairly trivial to bypass.” CSRF is a highly dangerous form of attack, which could see a bad actor perform actions on the account of someone already logged in to the service. In this instance, Helme pointed out that an attacker could exploit this in order to force an account to favorite specific posts.

He also pointed out that in August, another researcher, Rony Das from Defencely, an Indian infosec consultancy firm, identified a stored XSS (cross site scripting) vulnerability, which could see an adversary upload content containing specially-formatted HTML and JavaScript, which would then be rendered and executed in the browser. Stored XSS attacks can be used to redirect users to other sites, which may contain malicious content, like viruses and spyware.

Helme identified serious issues with Sarahah’s security headers, which he says will prevent the site from using the HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) protocol, which is an increasingly used tool to protect users from cookie hijacking and protocol downgrade attacks.

A focus of Helme’s research is on how the site filters content and protects its users. Its biggest rival, Ask.fm, has been dogged with allegations that the site is a haven for bullies, and Sarahah would be wise to learn from its mistakes.

Sarahah has a filtering system, which ostensibly discards posts depending on the words used. So, as pointed out by Helme, “I would kill for a cheeseburger right now” isn’t kosher, because of the word “kill.” However, if you put a period before “kill,” the post is shared without issue.

Amusingly, the word “script” is on Sarahah’s list of mal mots, presumably as a ham-fisted way to nullify any XSS attacks. This is terrible news for Sarahah members that are film studies majors, or fans of twee Irish pop band The Script. It’s also a pretty ineffective way to mitigate against XSS, as there are a myriad of ways to inject your own JavaScript without using the script tag. I’d hope this isn’t the only countermeasure the site is taking.

Helme also discovered that Sarahah lacks any kind of rate limiting, allowing a user to send messages en-masse. He correctly points out that this is an issue from a safety and community standards point of view: first, because it means that a bully would be able to bombard a victim with an infinite number of harassing messages, just by writing a pretty basic script.

Sarahah also lacks a bulk delete function, forcing the victim to read — or at least look at — every harassing message they receive.

He also raised concerns with how the site handles password resets, and brute-force login attempts. These can be used in a way that can be construed as harassing. To reset a password, Sarahah only requires the email address associated with the account. The site will then auto-generate a new password, and email it to the user. This too isn’t rate-limited, and Helme pointed out that it’d be trivial to write a script that changes the password to an account every thirty seconds. This would not only fill the victim’s inbox, but it would make it harder for them to log in to their account.

The same script could be used to deny the user service to their account, by way of failed logins. After ten login fails, Sarahah locks the account for an apparently-random period of time. By bombarding the site with bad email-and-password combinations, an attacker can essentially prevent a user from gaining access to their account.

Following responsible disclosure best practices, Helme reached out to Sarahah several months ago, in order to inform them of these issues. After months of (what appears to be) following up and being given the run-around, he disclosed his findings publicly on his blog.