Checkmarx Research: SoundCloud API Security Advisory

Checkmarx Research: SoundCloud API Security Advisory

Recently, the Checkmarx Security Research team investigated the online music platform SoundCloud. According to their website, “As the world’s largest music and audio platform, SoundCloud lets people discover and enjoy the greatest ...
Checkmarx Research: A Race Condition in Kubernetes

Checkmarx Research: A Race Condition in Kubernetes

Last year, the Checkmarx Security Research Team decided to investigate Kubernetes due to the growing usage of it worldwide. For those who are not too familiar with this technology, you can find ...
Correlating and Remediating Security Risks at Scale is Vital to DevOps

Correlating and Remediating Security Risks at Scale is Vital to DevOps

The recent industry shift towards DevOps makes it clear that organizations are adopting this development and operational model to facilitate the practice of automating software delivery and deployment. As a result, organizations ...
Software Architecture with Shortest Time-to-Market Consideration

Software Architecture with Shortest Time-to-Market Consideration

Survival of the Fastest Today, everything is getting faster. With social media and our smartphones, we expect immediate responses to our messages. When searching for the answer to a question, the internet ...
Exploiting Solidity and Smart Contracts via Reentrancy

Checkmarx Research: Solidity and Smart Contracts from a Security Standpoint

This research was provided by Paulo Silva and Guillaume Lopes, who are members of the Checkmarx Security Research Team. Quoting the official documentation, Solidity “is a contract-oriented, high-level language for implementing smart ...
Breaking Down the OWASP API Security Top 10 (Part 2)

Breaking Down the OWASP API Security Top 10 (Part 2)

Due to the widespread usage of APIs, and the fact that attackers realize APIs are a new attack frontier, the OWASP API Security Top 10 Project was launched. From the beginning, the ...
Hijacking Google Pixel Camera Application

2019 – Checkmarx Research Roundup

Discovering vulnerabilities like the ones mentioned below is why the Checkmarx Security Research team performs investigations. This type of research activity is part of their ongoing efforts to drive the necessary changes ...
Twas the Night of the Go-Live

Twas the Night of the Go-Live

Twas the night of the Go-Live, and all through the team, We were nervous as ever, at least it would seem. We thought we had done, everything that was right, We were ...
Raising Your Software Security Programs to the “STAR” Level

Raising Your Software Security Programs to the “STAR” Level

In sporting events, movies, and TV entertainment, we often have STAR athletes and STAR actors/actresses. When going to school, most students strive for an A* (STAR) grade on their assignments, tests, and ...
Injection Vulnerabilities – 20 Years and Counting

Injection Vulnerabilities – 20 Years and Counting

Injection vulnerabilities are one of the oldest exploitable software defects, which unfortunately are still prevalent today. Doing a simple search on cve.mitre.org com for the term injection returns with over 10,852 injection-related ...