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Meetup Fixes Security Flaws, Could Have Allowed Hackers to Overtake Groups
August 3, 2020

Researchers at Checkmarx detail "Holy Grail" of two vulnerabilities, now patched. Read More

Meetup Critical Flaws Allow ‘Group’ Takeover, Payment Theft
August 3, 2020

Checkmarx researchers disclosed critical flaws in the popular Meetup service at Black Hat USA 2020 this week, which could allow takeover of Meetup “Groups.” Read More

Meetup Security Flaws Exposed 44 Million Members
August 3, 2020

Led by AppSec researcher at Checkmarx, David Sopas, Checkmarx found that it was possible to post a malicious script into the discussion area, enabled by default, of a Meetup group page. Read More

Top 6 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch For at Black Hat USA 2020
July 31, 2020

Experts weigh in to share their thoughts on the hottest topics to expect at this year's all-digital Black Hat conference. Read More

10 Ways AI Is Accelerating DevOps
July 31, 2020

Maty Siman, CTO at Checkmarx says that "assuming that your developers are writing quality, secure code, machine learning can set a baseline of "normal activity" and identify and flag anomalies from that baseline." Read More

High-Tech Splitting Personality: Why Capital Raising is at its Peak
July 15, 2020

Two reports published in recent days provide a snapshot of the Israeli start-up industry. Read More

Microsoft Patches 123 Vulnerabilities With July 2020 Security Updates
July 15, 2020

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday security updates for July 2020 fix 123 vulnerabilities, including 18 that have been rated critical and which can lead to remote code execution. Read More

A Baker’s Guide to Modern Application Development
July 13, 2020

The comparison between open source programming and modern application development for baking makes it possible to examine complex topics through simpler lenses of cookie recipes. Read More

Why Security Needs to be Integral to DevOps
July 12, 2020

DevOps and security teams need to leave one-time gating inspections in the past and pursue a more collaborative real-time framework to achieve their shared compliance, security and time-to-market goals. Read More

How Do I Select an AST Solution For My Business?
July 8, 2020

Susan St. Clair, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist at Checkmarx, explains what questions organizations should ask themselves before purchasing an application security testing solution. Read More

Exposed Dating Service Databases Leak Sensitive Info on Romance-Seekers
July 7, 2020

Despite hosting users’ more sensitive information, including private messages and partner preferences, dating apps continue to make headlines due to security issues,” said Matt Rose of Checkmarx. Read More

7 IoT Tips for Home Users
July 2, 2020

Whether for business or pleasure, you're on your own once you walk into the house with a new Internet of Things device. Checkmarx's head of security research Erez Yalon weighs in on how to keep everyone secure. Read More

The Biggest 10 Cybersecurity Acquisitions Of 2020 (So Far)
June 25, 2020

Technology titans, private equity goliaths and platform security powerhouses spent more than $8.5 billion on the year's top cybersecurity acquisitions, placing big bets on securing applications and IoT devices as well as risk and compliance. Read More

Open Source Kitchen: A Recipe for Security Success
June 24, 2020

Checkmarx's Steven Zimmerman provides a cookbook analogy for open source security. Read More

How to Secure Software in a DevOps World
June 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the world has made a growing number of people realize how many of our everyday activities depend on software. Read More

Critical Security Breach Discovered in Drupal
June 21, 2020

A critical security breach has been uncovered on Drupal, the online content management platform. The breach was exposed by the Israeli Checkmarx personnel. Read More

Drupal Plugs Duo of Critical Security Flaws in Open Source CMS
June 19, 2020

Patch now to remedy CSRF and remote code execution bugs. Read More

Niche Dating App User Data Found Exposed on Misconfigured Cloud Instance
June 15, 2020

Matt Rose of Checkmarx tells SiliconANGLE that the breach is likely the result of a simple configuration error. Read More

CxSCA Helps Fix Open Source Vulnerabilities
June 10, 2020

Checkmarx SCA (CxSCA) is a new SaaS solution for software composition analysis. It uses Checkmarx analysis and automation technologies and identifies or prioritizes vulnerabilities in open source code. Read More

Microsoft Patches Code Execution Vulnerabilities in Windows
June 9, 2020

Microsoft’s security updates for June 2020 patch 129 vulnerabilities, including 11 critical remote code execution flaws affecting Windows, the Edge and Internet Explorer browsers, and SharePoint. Read More

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