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Bypassing HTTP Basic Authentication in PHP application nominated as hacking technique for 2012

Authentication is a cool topic in application security research nowadays. Last April I posted about a real world security assessment activities over a friend of mine PHP powered portal.

Driven by real world task: code reviewing JSP using regular expressions

Nothing but solving a real world problem can help boosting a piece of software to evolve.

Use the Nexpose API to automate report generation and download

In a previous post I talked about Rapid7 Nexpose) vulnerability assessment tool and how you can write some ruby code to search a server by IP address.

Crafting an authentication subsystem that rocks for your Padrino application with Omniauth

Next time you point your browser to a /login url wait a minute before submitting your credentials. There is a complex system you’re going to use when you submit that...

Untold: Owasp Orizon is died and I'm sad of it

In 2006 I started an ambitious project, an opensource SAST engine built in Java I called Owasp Orizon.

The fragile Internet

It was a yesterday’s news that anonymous and other cracker’s crews attacked and defaced large number of corporate websites.