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Story Title: CVE-2016-8655 – Linux local root exploit
Synopsis/Talking points:
What are Linux namespaces?
What are Linux capabilities?
References:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/607

Danny’s Stuff
Story Title: PWC RCE Cease and Desist
Synopsis/Talking points:
PWC are a bunch of douchebags
References:

PWC threatens to sue security firm for disclosing embarrassing, dangerous defects in its software


http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Dec/33

Story Title: ShadowBrokers are still at it
Synopsis/Talking points:
Since their big auction failed, and then their second sale failed, they are trying to sell the tools off individually for anywhere from ~$800-80,000 (depending on price of BTC)
References:
https://medium.com/@CleetusBocefus/are-the-shadow-brokers-selling-nsa-tools-on-zeronet-6c335891d62a
Story Title: Uber Says ‘FU’ To DMV, Rolls Out Self-Driving Cars Without Approval
Synopsis/Talking points:
Starting today, random Uber passengers use an automated car. While 20 manuf have gotten permits to test automated card, Uber has not. There are already problems.
References:
http://sfist.com/2016/12/14/uber_says_fu_to_dmv_rolls_out_self-.php
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-14/uber-rolls-out-self-driving-cars-in-san-francisco-without-dmv-approval
http://this.deakin.edu.au/culture/car-wars