Drupal Core: Behind the Vulnerability

Drupal Core: Behind the Vulnerability

Earlier this year, the Checkmarx Security Research Team conducted an investigation of the new version of Drupal Core (Drupal 9) – a content management system (CMS) written in PHP – uncovering several ...
Meetup.com Vulnerabilities Cause Privilege Escalation and Payment Redirection

Privilege Escalation on Meetup.com Enabled Redirection of Payments

The Checkmarx Security Research Team recently audited the security of several high-profile websites, including Meetup.com. For those who are not familiar with Meetup.com, it allows users to create an event where people ...
It’s Okay, We’re All On the SameSite

It’s Okay, We’re All On the SameSite

With Google’s recent announcement that all cookies without a SameSite flag will be treated as having SameSite=Lax set by default in Chrome version 80, surely Cross-Site Request Forgery will be dead? Well, ...
Stored XSS Patched in WordPress 5.1.1

Stored XSS Patched in WordPress 5.1.1

WordPress recently released an update, 5.1.1, which patches a stored XSS vulnerability in the platform’s comment system. Even 10 days after the release of this security patch, around 60% of all WordPress ...
Missing Content-Type Header

The Importance of the Content-Type Header in HTTP Requests

Dawid Czagan, Founder and CEO at Silesia Security Labs and author of Bug Hunting Millionaire, is listed in HackerOne’s Top 10 Hackers. In a recent article on his website, Czagan disclosed the ...
Navigation Apps: Leading the Way? Or Following You?

Navigation Apps: Leading the Way? Or Following You?

In the United States alone, 84% of adults are using navigation applications, according to a recent Gallup poll. Whether they’re downloading it in an app store or the navigation capability is already ...

Three C-Words of Web App Security: Part 2 – CSRF

This is the second in a three-part series, Three C-Words of Web Application Security. I wrote a sort of prologue back in April, called A Brief Evolution of Web Apps, just to ...