I got this on two devices, both with push notifications off. Expected the first "foo" to be followed by "bar" and then "baz".
The wheels come off Formula 1's notification service as fans plied with attacker's messages
The world of Formula 1 racing was livened up over the weekend as the sport's official app sent out some unexpected notifications on the eve of the Austrian Grand Prix. The first simply said "foo" and was followed by another saying "Hmmmm, I should check my security.. :)" Users of both Android and iOS versions of the app …
Monday 5th July 2021 21:26 GMT Red Ted
Given the opportunity, what would you have said?
If you were the originator of the “foo” comment, what would you have put out instead?
I quite like the idea of contrasting the old and the new… “John Surtees was better than Lewis Hamilton because he did it on two wheels as well as four” or “Given a modern car, Fangio would win”.
Suggestions on a postcard to the usual address.
Tuesday 6th July 2021 02:23 GMT W.S.Gosset
Tuesday 6th July 2021 06:20 GMT macjules
Tuesday 6th July 2021 07:16 GMT PerlyKing
Tuesday 6th July 2021 08:25 GMT Oh Matron!
Have worked with APNS in the past, and sending a message is not trivial.
Apple, rightly, have a couple of barriers in place, to prevent miscreants from hijacking it. Knowing the unique (to that application) ID to send a message to is one thing. And there's rate limiting on that API
This looks like some internal testing, given the Foo. If it's not, then there's been a breach.
Tuesday 6th July 2021 08:57 GMT Doctor Syntax
Tuesday 6th July 2021 09:05 GMT IGotOut