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CEO and Co-Founder at Semmle
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Oege de Moor is the CEO and Co-Founder of Semmle. Prior to founding Semmle, he spent 21 years as a Professor of Computer Science at Oxford. During a sabbatical from Oxford, he joined Microsoft as a Visiting Researcher, working with Charles Simonyi (the original creator of Word and Excel) on a new type of programming environment. While at Microsoft, he became interested in how software was becoming increasingly more complex, and how this contributed to security vulnerabilities and other bugs being extremely hard to identify and eradicate. 

When Oege returned to Oxford, he decided to found Semmle to start cracking this problem, leaning on numerous insights and years of experience working with security-forward companies. Under Oege's leadership, the Semmle team built the QL engine behind its LGTM platform to find vulnerability variants, leaning on insights from its community of 700,000 developers, and extend any company's security research team.

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Government Shutdown Brings Certificate Lapse Woes
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  1/11/2019
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CVE-2018-6345
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-15
The function number_format is vulnerable to a heap overflow issue when its second argument ($dec_points) is excessively large. The internal implementation of the function will cause a string to be created with an invalid length, which can then interact poorly with other functions. This affects all s...
CVE-2018-7603
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-15
In Drupal's 3rd party module search auto complete prior to versions 7.x-4.8 there is a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability. This Search Autocomplete module enables you to autocomplete textfield using data from your website (nodes, comments, etc.). The module doesn't sufficiently filter user-entered t...
CVE-2019-3554
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-15
Wangle's AcceptRoutingHandler incorrectly casts a socket when accepting a TLS 1.3 connection, leading to a potential denial of service attack against systems accepting such connections. This affects versions of Wangle prior to v2019.01.14.00
CVE-2019-3557
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-15
The implementations of streams for bz2 and php://output improperly implemented their readImpl functions, returning -1 consistently. This behavior caused some stream functions, such as stream_get_line, to trigger an out-of-bounds read when operating on such malformed streams. The implementations were...
CVE-2019-0030
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-15
Juniper ATP uses DES and a hardcoded salt for password hashing, allowing for trivial de-hashing of the password file contents. This issue affects Juniper ATP 5.0 versions prior to 5.0.3.