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October 22, 2018
A zero-day in jQuery File Upload could affect thousands of projects because the jQuery plugin vulnerability has existed for eight years and actively exploited for at least three years.
September 25, 2018
Cisco hit by yet another new hardcoded credentials flaw, the latest in a long line of such flaws since last year, this time in its video surveillance manager appliance.
April 19, 2018
Bug bounty programs may seem to offer salvation at a bargain price for securing networks and systems, but Katie Moussouris offers tips for avoiding major pitfalls.
September 26, 2017
Citizen data scientists are now equipped with tools like low-code platforms, AI and automation and are revolutionizing the world of IT. Learn what this means for you.
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After years of spirited debates and top-notch interviews, columnist Marcus Ranum is signing (sounding?) off with some final thoughts on the future of security. Continue Reading
OWASP released a draft of new guidelines for creating secure code within embedded software. Expert Judith Myerson discusses best practices, pitfalls to avoid and auditing tools. Continue Reading
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Padding oracle attacks have long been well-known and well-understood. Find out how they work and why using modern encryption protocols can reduce the risks. Continue Reading
Misinterpretation of Intel's System Programming Guide resulted in a hardware debug exception vulnerability. Expert Michael Cobb explains how attackers can gain unauthorized access. Continue Reading
Expert Michael Cobb details how to argue for a multistep secure code review process, like Microsoft SDL, and the pros of secure coding practices. Continue Reading