Cyber Threats And Financial Services

This is a summary of an article written for Global Banking and Finance Review by Fortinet’s Senior Security Strategist/Researcher and CTI Lead, Tony Giandomenico. The entire article can be accessed here. Cyber criminals continue to target the financial services industry to steal payment card data, online banking accounts, and to compromise Continue Reading

Security Research News in Brief – May 2017 Edition

Welcome back to our monthly review of some of the most interesting security research publications. This month, let’s do a bit of crypto… Past editions: Rowhammer is an attack on DRAM, which consists in repeatedly accessing given rows of the DRAM to cause random bit flips in adjacent rows. Until now, the attack Continue Reading

Security Research News in Brief – April 2017 Edition

Welcome back to our monthly review of some of the most interesting security research publications. Previous edition: March 2017 Figure 1: Hacking a vacuum cleaner The authors hacked a vacuum cleaner, which, besides cleaning, also includes an embedded camera and microphone. The hack wasn’t easy because the vacuum wasn’t too Continue Reading

Inside GitLab’s Code Review Flow

Code review, or engineers manually reviewing code as it is being developed, is one of several tools that organizations have to maintain code quality. Having a clean codebase allows developers to quickly build new features, which comes in handy if you find yourself needing to react promptly to the market. Continue Reading

Demo – Mastering Code Review With GitLab

Watch Discussion Lead Sean McGivern demonstrate our typical code review process. Whatever your team’s workflow, we expect you face immense pressure to quickly ship new features. In our 2016 Developer Survey, 81 percent of developers admit to releasing code before it’s ready, citing the pressure of tight or unrealistic deadlines Continue Reading

Code Better with PrestaShop 1.7

One of the key part of working on a major version is to review how things are made, to rethink our processes, and to modernize the codebase in order to stay technically relevant. Version 1.7 of PrestaShop is a major step in that direction, as this article will show. Note Continue Reading

Revised Assessment of 3.6.4 Security Release

As part of our post-release review process for the 3.6.4 release, the Joomla! Security Strike Team has identified and confirmed an additional side effect of the issue resolved in security advisory 20161002 (CVE-2016-8869) and as such we have revised our assessment of this issue. As stated in the advisory, the Continue Reading