Web Scraping Made Simple With Zenscrape

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Abstracting WordPress Code To Reuse With Other CMSs: Implementation (Part 2)

About The Author Leonardo Losoviz is a freelance developer and writer, with an ongoing quest to integrate innovative paradigms (Serverless PHP, server-side components, GraphQL) … More about Leonardo … Making our code CMS-agnostic, as much as possible, enables us to easily port our application to another CMS if the need arises. In this article we […]

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5 scams to watch out for this shopping season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner and scammers are gearing up to flood you with bogus offers According to Adobe, consumers in the US are predicted to spend a staggering US$143.7 billion this shopping holiday season. Unsurprisingly, smartphones are expected to account for a significant part of the purchases made. Shopping […]

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CanadianCIO finalists say discipline and data literacy are critical skills for today’s CIOs

With files from Pragya Sehgal There was a time when chief information officers were focused exclusively on maintaining the server room and the network connecting staff across the organization. But according to six CIOs from across Canada, spanning both the public and private sectors, the most successful CIOs are now the ones who have positioned […]

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A Cause You Care About Needs Your Cybersecurity Help

By donating their security expertise, infosec professionals are supporting non-profits, advocacy groups, and communities in-need. (image source: lidiia, via Adobe Stock) Victims of abusive relationships are all-too-familiar with stalkerware — spyware sometimes used by abusers to track their victims’ conversations and locations. Eva Galperin, who heads the Threat Labs at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has […]

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SQL Injection Errors No Longer the Top Software Security Issue

In newly updated Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE), SQL injection now ranks sixth. SQL injection errors are no longer considered the most severe or prevalent software security issue. Replacing it at the top of the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) list of most dangerous software errors is “Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory […]

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Analysis of Jira Bug Stresses Impact of SSRF in Public Cloud

More than 3,100 Jira instances are still vulnerable to a server-side request forgery vulnerability patched in August. Thousands of Jira instances remain vulnerable to server-side request forgery (SSRF), a Web application vulnerability that redirects malicious requests to resources restricted to a server. The extent of this exposure underscores the impact of SSRF on applications in […]

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New Free Emulator Challenges Apple’s Control of iOS

An open-source tool gives researchers and jailbreakers a free option for researching vulnerabilities in the operating system – and gives Apple a new headache. A security researcher at Black Hat Europe in London next week plans to release an open source low-level emulator that can run a version of Apple’s mobile operating system. The project, based […]

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Google Details Its Responses to Cyber Attacks, Disinformation

Enterprise VulnerabilitiesFrom DHS/US-CERT’s National Vulnerability Database CVE-2019-19318PUBLISHED: 2019-11-28 In the Linux kernel 5.3.11, mounting a crafted btrfs image twice can cause an rwsem_down_write_slowpath use-after-free because (in rwsem_can_spin_on_owner in kernel/locking/rwsem.c) rwsem_owner_flags returns an already freed pointer, CVE-2019-19319PUBLISHED: 2019-11-27 In the Linux kernel 5.0.21, a setxattr operation, after a mount of a crafted ext4 image, can cause […]

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