Dependencies: It’s not just your code you need to secure.

The EQUIFAX USA event of 2017 put into the spotlight an underconsidered aspect of software security: It’s not just our code that we need to secure. The facts of the case are widely known, but, its cause? Not so much. Little is said about the fact that this leak would not have taken place if the developers of the EQUIFAX application had upgraded their Apache Struts web framework to a more secure version.

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GDPR Compliance: How Continuous Vulnerability Scanning is Key

Even months after interest in GDPR compliance peaked, some companies are struggling to make sure they comply with this new set of regulations aimed at protecting the privacy and security of European citizens. The regulation applies to businesses anywhere as long as their users are in the EU, and with the highest penalties potentially reaching the millions of euros, they’re right to worry.

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Hackmetrix reconocida como una valiosa herramienta de escaneo por el CSIRT

A medida que seguimos trabajando para crear el scanner de seguridad más fácil de utilizar y dev-friendly del mercado, de vez en cuando nos encontramos con cosas que nos hacen estar orgullosos no solo del producto que estamos desarrollando, sino también de cómo es reconocido por otros.

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How we check your security status

What do we do?

If you are reading this, you’ve probably already heard about us, and in this post I do not want to talk about “Who we are” , instead I’d like to talk about How we check the Security Status of your company from the outside with almost no information other than your domain name.

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Big Oops: Google+ to shut down after leaving up to 500,000 users exposed

  • A bug in the Google+ API left data like name, email address and gender of up to 500,000 users exposed
  • Google patched the issue earlier this year and didn’t find any evidence of the data being misused
  • This is the final nail in the coffin for Google+, which will be shut down by the end of 2019

In the past couple years we’ve seen a few giants either fall under scrutiny for how they’ve handled their user’s personal information –ahem-Facebook!-, or straight up had their user data held for ransom as was the case with Uber.

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