Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Application Security

7/31/2019
10:00 AM
Connect Directly
Twitter
RSS
E-Mail
100%
0%

8 Free Tools to Be Showcased at Black Hat and DEF CON

Expect a full slate of enterprise-class open source tools to take the spotlight when security researchers share their bounties with the community at large.
Previous
1 of 9
Next

Image Source:Adobe Stock (@kasto)

Image Source:Adobe Stock (@kasto)

The security research community is getting ready to not only drop a lot of knowledge on their colleagues in the coming weeks, but also a boatload of new and evolving tools. Black Hat and DEF CON presenters always give out the best party favors in the form of hacking frameworks, open source software, hardware design plans, and other free goodies targeted at all different stripes of security practitioners.
 
Lest Dark Reading readers misapprehend these tools as only for the fringes of security research, Dark Reading took a look through what's slated to be unveiled, demoed, or otherwise showcased, and found plenty that could offer everyday enterprise practitioners a leg up in the fight against the bad guys. 
 
Here are a few of the highlights.

 

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

Previous
1 of 9
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
A Realistic Threat Model for the Masses
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESET,  10/9/2019
USB Drive Security Still Lags
Dark Reading Staff 10/9/2019
Virginia a Hot Spot For Cybersecurity Jobs
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  10/9/2019
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Current Issue
7 Threats & Disruptive Forces Changing the Face of Cybersecurity
This Dark Reading Tech Digest gives an in-depth look at the biggest emerging threats and disruptive forces that are changing the face of cybersecurity today.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-14832
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-15
A flaw was found in the Keycloak REST API before version 8.0.0 where it would permit user access from a realm the user was not configured. An authenticated attacker with knowledge of a user id could use this flaw to access unauthorized information or to carry out further attacks.
CVE-2017-10022
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-15
In haml versions prior to version 5.0.0.beta.2, when using user input to perform tasks on the server, characters like < > " ' must be escaped properly. In this case, the ' character was missed. An attacker can manipulate the input to introduce additional attributes, potentially executing ...
CVE-2019-10759
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-15
safer-eval before 1.3.4 are vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution. A payload using constructor properties can escape the sandbox and execute arbitrary code.
CVE-2019-10760
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-15
safer-eval before 1.3.2 are vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution. A payload using constructor properties can escape the sandbox and execute arbitrary code.
CVE-2019-17397
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-15
In the DoorDash application through 11.5.2 for Android, the username and password are stored in the log during authentication, and may be available to attackers via logcat.