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Our blog’s goal is to cover different topics related to security and other topics of interest in the world of IT. Our articles may also reflect the author’s opinion about a specific issue related to security. If you want to collaborate with us or submit an article of your own, check our ideas list below. When we accept an article covering one of the ideas on our list, we add it to our blog and update the #TrendingTopics list. Among the topics of interest are:

Attacks

  • Poodle TLS.

  • Simple cracking of non-reversible keys.

  • Cracking with rainbow tables.

  • Web shells without collateral effects.

  • Reflected file download

  • Apache Struts 2 Framework Checks.

  • Apache Struts Detection.

  • Arbitrary File Upload.

  • ASP.Net Misconfiguration.

  • ASP.NET Serialization.

  • ASP.NET ViewState security (ViewState Check).

  • Autocomplete attribute/check.

  • Blind SQL Injection.

  • Browser Cache directive (leaking sensitive information).

  • Browser Cache directive (web application performance).

  • Brute Force (HTTP Authentication).

  • Brute Force Form based Authentication.

  • Business Logic Abuse.

  • Clients Cross-Domain Policy Files.

  • Collecting Sensitive Personal Information (Personal Sensitive Information).

  • Command Injection.

  • Cookie attributes.

  • Credentials Over Insecure Channel.

  • Credentials stored in clear text in a cookie (Password Exposure).

  • Cross Origin Resources Sharing (CORS).

  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

  • Cross-site scripting (XSS), (DOM based Reflected via AJAX Request).

  • Cross-site scripting (XSS),(DOM based).

  • Cross-site tracing (XST – Web Method).

  • CSP Headers.

  • Custom Directory Module.

  • Custom Parameter Module.

  • Custom Passive Module.

  • Directory Indexing.

  • Email Disclosure.

  • Expression Language Injection.

  • File Inclusion.

  • Forced Browsing.

  • Form Session Strength.

  • FrontPage Checks.

  • Heartbleed Check.

  • HTTP Authentication over insecure channel.

  • HTTP Headers.

  • HTTP Query Session Check.

  • HTTP Response Splitting.

  • HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS).

  • HTTP Verb Tampering (Request Method Tampering).

  • HTTPS Downgrade.

  • HTTPS Everywhere.

  • Information Disclosure in comments.

  • Information Disclosure in Response.

  • Information Disclosure in scripts (Script Check).

  • Information Leakage In Response.

  • Java Grinder.

  • LDAP Injection.

  • Local Storage Usage.

  • Nginx NULL code.

  • OS Commanding.

  • Out of Band Cross-site scripting (XSS).

  • Out of Band Stored Cross-site scripting (XSS).

  • Parameter Fuzzing

  • Persistent Cross-site scripting (XSS) (passive – XSS Persistent).

  • Persistent Cross-site scripting(XSS), (active - XSS Persistent Active).

  • PHP Code Execution.

  • Predictable Resource Location (Resource Finder).

  • Privacy Disclosure.

  • Privilege Escalation.

  • Reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS,Reflected).

  • Reflected Cross Site Scripting Simple (XSS,Simple).

  • Reflection.

  • Reverse Clickjacking.

  • Reverse Proxy.

  • Secure and non-secure content mix.

  • Sensitive Data Exposure

  • Sensitive data over an insecure channel.

  • Server Configuration

  • Server Side Include (SSI) Injection.

  • Session Fixation.

  • Session Strength.

  • Session Upgrade.

  • Source Code Disclosure.

  • SQL Information Leakage (SQL Errors).

  • SQL Injection.

  • SQL injection Auth Bypass.

  • SQL Parameter Check.

  • SSL Strength.

  • Subdomain discovery.

  • Unvalidated Redirect.

  • URL rewriting.

  • Web Beacon.

  • Web Service Parameter Fuzzing.

  • X-Content-Type-Options.

  • X-Frame-Options.

  • XML External Entity Attack.

  • XPath Injection.

  • X-Powered-By.

  • X-XSS-Protection.

Recommendations

  • API throttling.

  • Recommended hashing function.

  • Recommended asymmetric encryption function.

  • Recommended symmetric encryption function.

  • How to stop effectively a ddos without proxies.

  • IAST.

  • DAST.

  • SAST.

  • SecDevOps.

  • Why we use monorepo?

  • Why we use trunk based development?

  • Why we use continuous delivery?

  • Why we use infrastructure as code?

  • Why we use staticgen?

  • Why we use SLB?

  • Why we use asciidoc?

  • Why we use CalVer over SemVer?

  • Why CI security tools don’t break builds?

  • Why automated tools have higher escapes rate?

  • Refactoring JS with linting.

  • Why Asserts don’t use OpenSSL?

  • Who must detect changes in an API: provider or consumer?

  • Should ethical hacking include vulnerabilities analysis?

Concepts

  • Immutable infrastructure.

  • Red team.

  • Blue team.

  • Purple team.

  • Capture the flag.

  • NixOS

  • Linters as normalizers.

  • Poor man linter: check-all/changed and pcregrep.

  • What is SecDevOps?

  • Remediation Pipelines: One shot, Continuous, Breaking the CI.

  • Black Box testing

  • Gray Box testing

  • White Box testing

Standards

  • Misra Standard.

  • Bearer authentication.

  • SOAP basic authentication.

  • SOAP digest authentication.

  • Correctness by Construction (CbyC).

  • Security development lifecycle (SDL).

  • Comprehensive software development model.

  • Lightweight application security process (CLASP).

  • Team software process for secure SW/Dev (TSP-Secure).

  • Conceptual security modeling (CoSMo).

  • UMLSec.

Summary

  • Bitcoin blockchain security issues.

  • Ethereum security issues.

  • Stellar security issues.

  • Machine learning for vulnerabilities searching.

  • Incidents associated with vulnerabilities.

Research

  • DVWA with false positives.

Marketing

  • Who discards false positives?

  • How to prioritize vulnerabilities remediation?


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