Security Stack Sheet #95

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Word of the Week “House of Cards” Outdated Software Components How many? Nine in 10 Applications! Almost every application uses open-source components and 91% use libraries that are out of date or that have been abandoned altogether Links HERE and HERE OWASP believes so too HERE or maybe using obsolete software HERE Bonus Link HERE….

Security Stack Sheet #94

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Word of the Week “World Password(less) Day” World Password Day: We’re moving toward a passwordless infrastructure Links HERE and HERE “Password validation is garbage” Why jK8v!ge4D isn’t a good password There’s a fundamental issue with password validation. Take a look at these two passwords: jK8v!ge4D greenelephantswithtophats Which password do you think takes the longest for….

Security Stack Sheet #93

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Word of the Week “Honeysploit: Exploiting the Exploiters“ Lessons learnt: Everyone please never assume the code you’re using is trusted! Link HERE Another security researcher posted his perspective as a victim of this honeypot HERE   “Contact Tracing Technology Raises Concerns” Several groups have expressed concerns about privacy issues in contact tracing apps, which are….

Security Stack Sheet #92

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Word of the Week  “COVID-19 Government Mobile Apps” Iran, Colombia, and Italy Put Citizens at Risk with COVID-19 Government Mobile Apps BEWARE OF FAKE APPS! CHECK THE CREATOR & TRUSTED SOURCES THOROUGHLY! Also Apple and Google Team Up to ‘Contact Trace’ the Coronavirus Links HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE….

Security Stack Sheet #91

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Word of the Week “Deceptively Simple” – Prioritising Security Improvements In most organizations you are constantly upgrading your security controls. This is for many reasons, including: New threats induce higher risk exposure and require new forms of mitigation New assets or business processes change the risk profile requiring better controls Old controls, or wider mitigation….