Curated Daily News for March 3, 2021

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Curated daily news for March 3, 2021


Today’s articles include: Four Exchange server zero-days under active attack, Ryuk new wormable features, Compromised website images avoid detection to deliver malware, BSides – How to build a SecOps program, and New breakthrough steps us closer to a Quantum internet.

Tool Of The Day
OWASP ASST (Automated Software Security Toolkit) – A Novel Open Source Web Security Scanner: ASST is an Open Source, Source Code Scanning Tool, it is a CLI (Command Line Interface) application, developed with JavaScript (Node.js framework). Currently concentrates on PHP and MySQL programming languages, but since its core functionalities are ready and available for everyone, programmers can contribute and add plugins or extensions to it, to add features and make it scan for other programming languages such as Java, C#, Python, etc.., and their frameworks. So its infrastructure is designed to be contributed with other programmers to make it better and more novel. The best of our knowledge, ASST is the only tool that scans PHP language according to OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks.

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