I am storing my wcf endpoint in the registry, and using that whenever my app starts up to instantiate a wcf derived object. The user can change the endpoint location, to another server, and the ...
When I worked as a freelancer, I encountered lots of cases where customers were protecting their ideas and source code of their projects (such as web applications) as much as possible, no matter how ...
Most security threats that I've heard of have arisen due to a bug in the software (e.g. all input is not properly sanity checked, stack overflows, etc.). So if we exclude all social hacking, are all ...
At my local university, there is a small student computing club of about 20 students. The club has several small teams with specific areas of focus, such as mobile development, robotics, game ...
Recently, iOS 6 was "jailbroken" but only on the Apple A4 CPU. Why is the "jailbreaking" process specific to a CPU? From Wikipedia: ... "iOS jailbreaking is the process of removing the ...
I'm currently working as a C++ developer in a software security department, but not as a researcher or whitehat hacker. Security is an interest of mine, mainly in the areas where I can exploit code or ...
As a digital security consultant when is it 'ok' to use tools someone else made (dumb to reinvent the wheel, right?) and when should I make my own?
After being hacked companies often give numbers and details on how much of their data was compromised e.g "13K user and passwords". After a possible intrusion how do you know what the hacker did in ...
I would like to get into computer security in my career. What are the best ways to learn how to program securely? It seems to me that, besides textbooks and taking classes in the subject, perhaps ...
Are there laws to protect us from hackers who disclose vulnerabilities prior to alerting the vendor?
Take the example of the recent ASP.NET (and Java Server Faces) vulnerability disclosure at a Hacker conference in Brazil. It's my understanding that the poet tool was demonstrated before Microsoft ...