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21 July 2015 | 574 views

Dharma – Generation-based Context-free Grammar Fuzzing Tool

Dharma is a tool used to create test cases for fuzzing of structured text inputs, such as markup and script. It takes a custom high-level grammar format as input, and produces random well-formed test cases as output – it can be used as a grammar fuzzing tool. API programming is complex and subtle programming mistakes […]

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04 July 2015 | 1,235 views

AddressSanitizer – A Fast Memory Error Detector

AddressSanitizer (aka ASan) is a very fast memory error detector for C/C++, Tthe average slowdown of the instrumented program is ~2x. The tool works on x86 Linux and Mac, and ARM Android. AddressSanitizer is based on compiler instrumentation and directly-mapped shadow memory. The tool consists of a compiler instrumentation module (currently, an LLVM pass) and […]

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11 June 2015 | 1,599 views

Agile Security – How Does It Fit Into A World Of Continuous Delivery

So, Agile Security? How does it fit into the new age of rapid iteration, continuous integration and continuous development? It’s an interesting discussion and personally very on point for me as I operate in an agile organisation and just today took (and passed yay me) my Scrum Master certification. The traditional silo approach of security […]

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26 May 2015 | 1,297 views

zzuf – Multi-Purpose Application Input Fuzzing Tool

zzuf is a transparent application input fuzzing tool or fuzzer. Its purpose is to find bugs in applications by corrupting their user-contributed data (which more than often comes from untrusted sources on the Internet). It works by intercepting file and network operations and changing random bits in the program’s input. zzuf’s behaviour is deterministic, making […]

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02 May 2015 | 1,811 views

Graudit v1.9 Download – Grep Source Code Auditing Tool

Graudit is a simple script and signature sets that allows you to find potential security flaws in source code using the GNU utility grep. It’s comparable to other static analysis applications and source code auditing tool sets like RATS, SWAAT and flaw-finder while keeping the technical requirements to a minimum and being very flexible. You […]

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24 March 2015 | 1,496 views

Yasca – Multi-Language Static Analysis Toolset

Yasca is an open source program which looks for security vulnerabilities, code-quality, performance, and conformance to best practices in program source code. It’s basically a tool-kit for multi-language static analysis. Yasca can scan source code written in Java, C/C++, HTML, JavaScript, ASP, ColdFusion, PHP, COBOL, .NET, and other languages It leverages on external open source […]

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20 January 2015 | 2,832 views

Gitrob – Scan Github For Sensitive Files

Developers generally like to share their code, and many of them do so by open sourcing it on GitHub, a social code hosting and collaboration service. Many companies also use GitHub as a convenient place to host both private and public code repositories by creating GitHub organizations where employees can be joined. Sometimes employees might […]

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11 November 2014 | 2,857 views

Radare – The Reverse Engineering Framework

Radare started out as a simple command line interface for a hexadecimal editor supporting 64 bit offsets to make searches and recovering data from hard-disks. It has evolved into a project that is composed of a hexadecimal editor as the central point of the project with assembler/disassembler, code analysis, scripting features, analysis and graphs of […]

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05 November 2014 | 1,009 views

Brakeman – Static Analysis Rails Security Scanner

Brakeman is a Rails security scanner – unlike many web security scanners, Brakeman looks at the source code of your application. This means you do not need to set up your whole application stack to use it. Once Brakeman scans the application code, it produces a report of all security issues it has found. It […]

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18 October 2014 | 3,424 views

RIPS – Static Source Code Analysis For PHP Vulnerabilities

RIPS is a tool written in PHP to find vulnerabilities using static source code analysis for PHP web applications. By tokenizing and parsing all source code files RIPS is able to transform PHP source code into a program model and to detect sensitive sinks (potentially vulnerable functions) that can be tainted by user input (influenced […]

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