Category: Application security

Application security, Security

Qualys Community Edition: Discover IT assets, manage vulnerabilities, scan web apps

September 6, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2018, Anthony Mogannam, Product Manager, SME/SMB Solutions at Qualys, talks about issues related to open source software and Qualys Community Edition. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. Hello everybody, […]

Application security, Security

Security Think Tank: How to manage software vulnerabilities

September 6, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

Software vulnerabilities continue to be discovered on a daily basis, and it can often be a race against the hacker to apply relevant updates and remediate a vulnerability before the weakness is exploited. This is particularly the case for zero-day […]

Application security, Mobile security

WhatsApp urges Android users to manually backup their chats

August 21, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The good news for Android users: WhatsApp chats, photos, and videos are no longer going to eat into your precious Google Drive storage limit. Starting 12 November, your quota won’t budge due to that particular backup bucket. The catch: if […]

Application security

Fast or Secure DevOps – You No Longer Need to Choose

August 17, 2018

Via: Aberdeen

DevOps tooling such as Chef, Puppet and Ansible ushered in a whole new era of optimization. Doing more with less, doing it more efficiently and empowering faster innovation has become the mainstay within DevOps. The drum beats loudly, and the […]

Application security, Cloud security, Network security

Expect API Breaches to Accelerate

August 8, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

APIs provide the digital glue that binds apps, cloud resources, app services and data altogether – and they’re increasingly an appsec security threat. Last year the category of underprotected APIs cracked the OWASP Top 10 list for the first time. […]

Application security, Network security

Researchers show how to manipulate road navigation systems with low-cost devices

July 17, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers have developed a tool that poses as GPS satellites to deceive nearby GPS receivers. The kit could be used to deceive receivers used by navigation systems and suggest drivers the wrong direction. “we explore the feasibility of a stealthy […]

Application security, Mobile security

Apple Releases Wave of Security Updates

July 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Apple updates software for nearly every hardware platform, though one new feature almost steals the security show. Apple has released a set of updates to its operating system across its range of hardware, from the Apple Watch to the Mac. […]

Application security, Mobile, Mobile security

Offline Android apps get new security check

June 21, 2018

Via: Naked Security

How do Android users know whether an app is genuine? Currently, the best advice is to study the app’s source, but given they can be loaded from three – the Play Store, from a third-party source, or from an offline […]

Application security, Mobile, Mobile security, Security

Are your Android apps sending unencrypted data?

May 30, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Have you ever wanted to know what your phone is up to? Good, then this article is for you. Phones are locked down so you don’t have to worry about what’s going on under the hood. That’s great if you […]

Application security, Mobile security

Mobile Financial Transactions Are Faster, But Are They Any Safer?

May 8, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

In recent years the global payment landscape has undergone a seachange. Gone are the days where financial transactions impacted only core and branch banking. In the last few years, fintechs have opened previously unimaginable avenues for individuals and businesses alike. […]