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When doing penetration testing, security professionals regularly have to deal with words that are specific to the task at hand, and many are not found in common wordlists. Another problem comes from popular tools, many of which are challenging to customize. The OWASP Basic Expression & Lexicon Variation Algorithms Project (pyOwaspBELVA) is a custom dictionary […]

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A researcher discovered an unprotected database storing the details of 198,000 users who had signed up for a now-defunct iOS application. A misconfigured MongoDB database associated with the iPhone app Kinotopic was discovered by Chris Vickery, a researcher who currently works at Kromtech, the company behind MacKeeper. Kinotopic, which allowed users to create and share […]

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Remember when back in May 2015 the IRS took offline its Get Transcript app because it was misused by cyber-criminals to access sensitive personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers? Well, the final number is much, much higher. In a statement released on Friday, the Internal Revenue Service said that “the Treasury Inspector General for […]

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