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October 14, 2010
SDL RegEx Fuzzer examines regular expression patterns and whether they can be exploited causing a denial-of-service (DoS) attack.
October 13, 2010
In the wake of the global economic crisis, many financial firms are struggling to meet tough regulations while defending against both accidental data leakage and a constant barrage of external attacks.
August 06, 2009
At Black Hat, a researcher unveils a tool that obfuscates fixes in Windows security patches, making them invisible to binary diffing suites and automated reverse engineering.
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