The Cyentia Library Relaunches

Adam Shostack

I’m excited to see that they’re Re-introducing the Cyentia Research Library , with cool (new?) The Cyentia Library lets us see what people are doing in terms of research and data. Data Analysis Reports and Data

Shift happens: the future office/library in a connected world

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Shift happens: the future office/library in a connected world. an in-depth analysis of what the ?future and, yes, the library. So what role can libraries play in the new normal ? Our libraries are cherished and often the strong vocal support for the ?as

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jQuery JavaScript library flaw opens the doors for attacks on hundreds of millions of websites

Security Affairs

The popular jQuery JavaScript library is affected by a rare prototype pollution vulnerability that could allow attackers to modify a JavaScript object’s prototype. The impact of the issue could be severe considering that the jQuery JavaScript library is currently used on 74 percent of websites online, most sites still use the 1.x versions of the library that are affected by the ‘Prototype Pollution’ vulnerability. ” reads the analysis published by Snyk.

Data, analysis and the library: Joining the dots at the Department for Work and Pensions

CILIP

s analysis function, supporting wider decision-making and policy formulation. including leading the analysis for the Pensions Commission, Chaired by Adair Turner and which reported in 2005. He has since moved away from that direct involvement in analysis work to oversee the department?s

CISA publishes malware analysis reports on samples targeting Pulse Secure devices

Security Affairs

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released five malware analysis reports (MARs) related to samples found on compromised Pulse Secure devices. CISA published five malware analysis reports (MARs) related to samples found on compromised Pulse Secure devices. The U.S.

What are libraries worth?

CILIP

What are libraries worth? What are libraries worth? Suffolk Libraries has recently commissioned and published research to do just that: convert the social value of three of its core services into pounds and pence. Bruce Leeke, chief executive of Suffolk Libraries said: ?Talking

Backdoor mechanism found in Ruby strong_password library

Security Affairs

The developer Tute Costa found a backdoor in the Ruby library during regular security audits before deploying his code in the production environment. The developer Tute Costa found a backdoor in the Ruby library during regular security audits. The dangerous code was used to check the password strength of user-chosen passwords when the library was being used in a production environment. The attacker created a new version of the library (version 0.0.7

Trends in the library technology market ? a UK perspective

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Trends in the library technology market ? Ken Chad looks at the underlying issues and trends that are shaping library technology. His piece focuses on public libraries and libraries in higher education institutions. In his 2020 Library Systems anoted, ?Technology

Dominic Cummings: Libraries are "desperately needed"

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Dominic Cummings: Libraries are ?desperately Dominic Cummings: Libraries are ?desperately DURING the 2019 General Election Boris Johnson said he loved libraries and wanted to invest in opening more of them, but added: ?We libraries plus internal historians?

Google Researcher Unpacks Rare Android Malware Obfuscation Library

Dark Reading

Analysis exposes the lengths malware authors will go to in order to protect their code from disassembly and reverse engineering

Closure JavaScript Library introduced XSS issue in Google Search and potentially other services

Security Affairs

A change made months ago in an open-source JavaScript library introduced a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Google Search. The Japanese security researcher Masato Kinugawa discovered an XSS vulnerability in Google Search that was introduced with a change made months ago in an open-source JavaScript library. The library is named Closure and according to the expert it fails to properly sanitize user input.

Uncovering Vulnerabilities In Open Source Libraries (CVE-2019-13499)

ForAllSecure

In this post, we will follow up on a prior article on using Mayhem to analyze stb and MATIO by reviewing three additional vulnerabilities found in another open source library. Understanding the downstream users of a library can help prioritize fuzzing efforts. Introduction.

Uncovering Vulnerabilities In Open Source Libraries (CVE-2019-13499)

ForAllSecure

In this post, we will follow up on a prior article on using Mayhem to analyze stb and MATIO by reviewing three additional vulnerabilities found in another open source library. Understanding the downstream users of a library can help prioritize fuzzing efforts. Introduction.

UNCOVERING VULNERABILITIES IN OPEN SOURCE LIBRARIES

ForAllSecure

In this post, we will follow up on a prior article on using Mayhem to analyze stb and MATIO by reviewing three additional vulnerabilities found in another open source library. Understanding the downstream users of a library can help prioritize fuzzing efforts. Introduction.

Uncovering Vulnerabilities In Cryptographic Libraries: Mayhem, MatrixSSL, And WolfSSL (CVE-2019-13470)

ForAllSecure

As part of a recent initiative at ForAllSecure to analyze more open source software with Mayhem, a next-generation fuzzing solution, we decided to investigate some cryptographic libraries. Why Crypto Libraries? Why look at crypto libraries? Introduction.

Uncovering Vulnerabilities In Cryptographic Libraries: Mayhem, MatrixSSL, And WolfSSL (CVE-2019-13470)

ForAllSecure

As part of a recent initiative at ForAllSecure to analyze more open source software with Mayhem, a next-generation fuzzing solution, we decided to investigate some cryptographic libraries. Why Crypto Libraries? Why look at crypto libraries? Introduction.

UNCOVERING VULNERABILITIES IN CRYPTOGRAPHIC LIBRARIES: MAYHEM, MATRIXSSL, AND WOLFSSL

ForAllSecure

As part of a recent initiative at ForAllSecure to analyze more open source software with Mayhem, a next-generation fuzzing solution, we decided to investigate some cryptographic libraries. Why Crypto Libraries? Why look at crypto libraries? Introduction.

Public library content in an age of impact

CILIP

Public library content in an age of impact. Public library content in an age of impact. The range of activities, services and impacts a modern library service provides has grown significantly and undeniably in recent years. Library stock selection is an art.

Open research needs library support

CILIP

Open research needs library support. Open research needs library support. The purpose of this document is to provide a concise analysis of where the global Open Scholarship movement currently stands: what the common threads and strengths are, where the greatest opportunities and challenges lie, and how we can more effectively work together as a global community to recognise the top strategic priorities.? Research funders and libraries hold most of the purse strings,?

The digital transformation of Senate House Library

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The digital transformation of Senate House Library. The second episode sees further coverage of Kevin Widdop's interview with Senate House Library?s Digital transformation at Senate House Library. And a lot of libraries use a website to bring people onsite and that there?s s inverting the whole library model, so it has to be digital first. s a really important role for libraries. s where that data analysis comes in. Senate House Library by Maija N.

Analyzing MATIO And stb_vorbis Libraries With Mayhem

ForAllSecure

In this post, we will examine how we analyzed two open source libraries using Mayhem in a specific workflow that we’ve found to be particularly effective for finding bugs. Setting up a LibFuzzer target requires a marginal amount of work for improved analysis efficiency.

Success of AI in academic libraries depends on underlying data

CILIP

Success of AI in academic libraries depends on good underlying data. nder, scientific information specialist: Success of AI in academic libraries depends on good underlying data. Stephan will make a presentation as part of breakout on breakout on data behaviour with Julian Schwarzenbach and Caroline Carruthers at the forthcoming CILIP Conference 2019 in Manchester, in which he will be focusing on the use of unstructured data in libraries.

On the level - CILIP 2020 Spending Review analysis

CILIP

On the level - CILIP 2020 Spending Review analysis. t far behind, with predictable consequences for publicly-funded library services. The pay freeze is likely to affect library and information workers across the public sector, representing a real-terms cut in salary during 2021.

Analyzing MATIO And stb_vorbis Libraries With Mayhem

ForAllSecure

In this post, we will examine how we analyzed two open source libraries using Mayhem in a specific workflow that we’ve found to be particularly effective for finding bugs. stb is a suite of single-file C libraries in the public domain, containing utility functions useful to developers working on computer graphics applications or games. Their liberal license and ease of integration have made these libraries a popular choice for developers in these domains.

ANALYZING MATIO AND STB_VORBIS LIBRARIES WITH MAYHEM

ForAllSecure

In this post, we will examine how we analyzed two open source libraries using Mayhem in a specific workflow that we’ve found to be particularly effective for finding bugs. stb is a suite of single-file C libraries in the public domain, containing utility functions useful to developers working on computer graphics applications or games. Their liberal license and ease of integration have made these libraries a popular choice for developers in these domains.

Analysis of judicial review: call for clarity

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? Judicial review analysis: call for clarity. s decision to decommission 21 libraries is unlawful but the judgement?s s impact on the wider public library sector remains open to interpretation. s statutory obligations for a comprehensive and efficient library service. It means the value of this judgement to other public library services seeking to defend themselves from similar cuts has yet to emerge. in the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act.

Digital Transformations for UK public libraries: five approaches to a ?Single Digital Presence?

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Digital Transformations for UK public libraries: five approaches to a ?Single CILIP welcomes the publication of Digital Transformation for UK Public Libraries: Five approaches to a ?Single We were glad to contribute to the consultation on the report and look forward to working with the British Library, Arts Council England, Carnegie UK Trust and other stakeholders to explore the issues it raises and to develop a clear roadmap for future implementation.

Best Digital Forensics Tools & Software for 2021

eSecurity Planet

While several open-source tools exist for disk and data capture, network analysis, and specific device forensics, a growing number of vendors are building off what’s publicly available. image files, and analysis of remote computers.

UX in Libraries: Affinity Mapping ? Bringing your research to life

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A more physical, visual process also aids analysis through quicker familiarity with the content. Related content: UX in Libraries. core technique for processing the research data you gather, because as I never tire of saying: there?s s no point in gathering data if you are not going to do anything with it.

The analysis of the code reuse revealed many links between North Korea malware

Security Affairs

The experts focused their analysis on the code reuse, past investigations revealed that some APT groups share portions of code and command and control infrastructure for their malware. In defining similarities, we take into account only unique code connections, and disregard common code or libraries. ” reads the analysis published by the experts. Further shared code across these families is an AES library from CodeProject.

Beginning Fuzz Cycle Automation: Improving Testing And Fuzz Development With Coverage Analysis

ForAllSecure

In my previous post , we covered using bncov to do open-ended coverage analysis tasks to inform our testing. Maximize coverage of each harness with coverage analysis. With the improvements we’ve made, we can now build it, fuzz for a bit, and then revisit coverage analysis.

How Much Testing Is Enough? Understanding Test Results With bncov And Coverage Analysis

ForAllSecure

At its core, bncov is a code coverage analysis tool. Scriptability is a key feature to align with larger analysis efforts and for combining with other tools. Run analysis and display output with bncov. Coverage visualization is very helpful for manual analysis.

Part 2: OMG! Not another digital transformation article! Is it about the evolution from RIM to Content Services?

ARMA International

Another example is when sensitive information is removed from transaction data after meeting operational requirements, but the data is kept for analytical processing such as market research and trend analysis. Business Analysis Data Analytics Digital TransformationAbstract.

ESI, ROT, and LBJ – Thoughts on Data Management While Visiting the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

A friend met me there, and one of the things we’d hoped to do (besides listen to a lot of live music) was visit the LBJ Presidential Library housed at the University of Texas campus. From the 4th floor mezzanine, you can see the upper floors of the library through glass — Five through Nine contain Johnson’s documents — five floors of paper documents, that may be historically significant and valuable to researchers.

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Surrey County Council upgrades to become a Premium Employer Partner with CILIP

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Surrey County Council operates nearly 60 libraries across Surrey and will be working with CILIP to develop and support a workforce that delivers a first-class service to the residents of the county. Sue Wills, Libraries & Heritage Manager Surrey County Council, said ?We

Part 1: OMG! Not another digital transformation article! Is it about understanding the business drivers?

ARMA International

ARMA defines information as “Data that has been given value through analysis, interpretation, or compilation in a meaningful form” (ARMA 2016, p 28). Business Analysis Data Analytics Digital Transformation UncategorizedAbstract.

Beginning Fuzz Cycle Automation: Improving Testing And Fuzz Development With Coverage Analysis

ForAllSecure

In my previous post , we covered using bncov to do open-ended coverage analysis tasks to inform our testing. By leveraging coverage analysis, we can automate presentation of results from fuzzing to assist us in a roughly iterative approach and get more out of our fuzzing: Write a good fuzz harness (or find an existing one). Maximize coverage of each harness with coverage analysis. Maximize coverage of each harness with coverage analysis.

BEGINNING FUZZ CYCLE AUTOMATION: IMPROVING TESTING AND FUZZ DEVELOPMENT WITH COVERAGE ANALYSIS

ForAllSecure

In my previous post , we covered using bncov to do open-ended coverage analysis tasks to inform our testing. By leveraging coverage analysis, we can automate presentation of results from fuzzing to assist us in a roughly iterative approach and get more out of our fuzzing: Write a good fuzz harness (or find an existing one). Maximize coverage of each harness with coverage analysis. Maximize coverage of each harness with coverage analysis.

How Much Testing Is Enough? Understanding Test Results With bncov And Coverage Analysis

ForAllSecure

At its core, bncov is a code coverage analysis tool. Scriptability is a key feature to align with larger analysis efforts and for combining with other tools. The driving purpose is to be able to answer common questions in software testing that often require a combination of information from static and dynamic analysis, so flexibility is important in order to answer a large variety of potential questions. Run analysis and display output with bncov.

HOW MUCH TESTING IS ENOUGH? UNDERSTANDING TEST RESULTS WITH BNCOV AND COVERAGE ANALYSIS.

ForAllSecure

At its core, bncov is a code coverage analysis tool. Scriptability is a key feature to align with larger analysis efforts and for combining with other tools. The driving purpose is to be able to answer common questions in software testing that often require a combination of information from static and dynamic analysis, so flexibility is important in order to answer a large variety of potential questions. Run analysis and display output with bncov.