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December 16, 2020
While the scope of the breach is still unknown, the cyber attack on SolarWinds shows what can happen when sophisticated attackers target just one link of a software supply chain.
July 06, 2020
A critical remote code execution vulnerability that was disclosed and patched just days ago is already being exploited by threat actors.
June 25, 2020
Snyk recently released its fourth annual 'State of Open Source Security' report, which analyzed open source statistics, vulnerability trends and security culture.
December 20, 2019
F5 Networks is acquiring Shape Security for approximately $1 billion in a move to strengthen its presence in the application security and anti-fraud markets.
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