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Taipan - Web Application Security Scanner

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:03:24 +0000 Taipan is a an automated web application scanner which allows to identify web vulnerabilities in an automatic fashion. This project is the core engine of a broader project which include other components, like a web dashboard where you can manage your scan or download a PDF report and a scanner agent to run on specific host. Below are some screenshots of the Taipan dashboard:

Is Application Security Dead?

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:53:15 +0000 Spoiler alert: If application security isn't dead yet, its days are numbered. OK, this is an over-exaggeration, but fear not, application security engineers - the work you do is actually becoming more important than ever, and your budget will soon reflect this. Application security will never die, but it will have to morph to succeed.

Firefox in 2018: We'll tackle bad ads, breach alerts, autoplay video, says Mozilla

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:52:22 +0000 Firefox maker Mozilla has outlined its 2018 roadmap to make the web less intrusive and safer for users.

GitHub: Our dependency scan has found four million security flaws in public repos

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:15:31 +0000 GitHub says its security scan for old vulnerabilities in JavaScript and Ruby libraries has turned up over four million bugs and sparked a major clean-up by project owners.

Mozilla stops Facebook advertising, demands privacy changes

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:14:13 +0000 It's probably not top of Mark Zuckerberg's worry list this week but Mozilla Corporation, developer of the Firefox browser, is officially unhappy with Facebook.

Israeli Security Attacks AMD by Publishing Zero-Day Exploits

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:06:56 +0000 Last week, the Israeli security company CTS Labs published a series of exploits against AMD chips. The publication came with the flashy website, detailed whitepaper, cool vulnerability names -- RYZENFALL, MASTERKEY, FALLOUT, and CHIMERA -- and logos we've come to expect from these sorts of things.

What ends with X and won't sue security researchers?

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:05:19 +0000 If you listen carefully, you'll hear the sound of a very small ship coming in: Netflix has joined Bugcrowd, offering bounties of up to US$15,000 for vulnerabilities.

How 11 open source projects got their names

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:43:13 +0000 Phew! Now that we have that figured out, what is the meaning of "Kubernetes"? Or, "Arduino"? Like many well-known brand names we take for granted, such as "Kleenex" or "Pepsi," the open source world has its own unique collection of strange names that meant something to someone at some time, but that we simply accept (or mispronounce) without knowing their true origins.

AMD promises firmware fixes for security processor bugs

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:41:59 +0000 AMD has responded to the reports last week of a range of security flaws affecting its Platform Security Processor (PSP) and chipset. The company acknowledges the bugs and says that, in coming weeks, it will have new firmware available to resolve the PSP bugs. These firmware fixes will also mitigate the chipset bugs.

A "tamper-proof" currency wallet just got backdoored by a 15-year-old

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:39:22 +0000 For years, executives at France-based Ledger have boasted their specialized hardware for storing cryptocurrencies is so securely designed that resellers or others in the supply chain can't tamper with the devices without it being painfully obvious to end users.

Top 7 Remote Access Apps For Linux

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:33:35 +0000 A common misconception among Linux users is that it is near impossible to remote into your Linux PC over the Internet. In truth, there are a number of remote apps available for Linux. In this article, I'll share my most recommended remote apps for Linux.

Creaking Chromebooks getting Meltdown protection soon

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:30:15 +0000 Older Chromebook owners should keep an eye open for Chrome OS updates, because Google has announced they'll get Meltdown protection soon.