Application Security This Week for November 8

Compass Security built a really nice Burp plugin that helps with the reporting of findings by copying the request and response pair from various tools.

https://blog.compass-security.com/2020/10/burp-extension-copy-request-response/

 

Container Security is all the rage.  Here is a good primer.

https://cloudberry.engineering/article/practical-introduction-container-security/

 

Random vulnerability names ... so hawt right now.

https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/03/cert_bug_names/

 

One of the Big 4 consulting/audit firms helpfully built a "test your Hacker IQ" quiz that exposes the DB username and password.

https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/05/deloitte_hacker_test/

 

I have written in this humble publication many times about my disdain over cryptic TLS vulnerabilities (pun intended) and now Let's Encrypt is going to cut off 30% of Android devices.

https://letsencrypt.org/2020/11/06/own-two-feet.html

 

That's the news, folks.

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