How to install Tomcat on Mac OS X?

October 6th, 2013 No Comments »

On this video, I show you how to install Tomcat on Mac OS X.

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How to install Eclipse on Mac OS X?

October 6th, 2013 No Comments »

On this video, I show you how to install Eclipse on your Mac OS X.

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Security vulnerabilities: should they be early detected?

September 27th, 2013 No Comments »

Introduction

Whether you are a developer and/or just a normal user, if I ask you: What is a good software? What are the first thoughts that come to your mind? “Easy to use”, “Fast”, “Easy to update”. Am I right? Well, you probably thought about these ones because they are easy to spot, if a software is slow to perform a task or the “send” button is nowhere to be found, anyone can noticed that, but what about security? Can you tell if a software is secure and no one can hack it?

According to the OWASP, these are The Ten Most Critical Web Application Security Risks.

  1. (SQL/Command) Injection;
  2. Broken Authentication and Session Management;
  3. Cross-Site Scripting (XSS);
  4. Insecure Direct Object References;
  5. Security Misconfiguration;
  6. Sensitive Data Exposure;
  7. Missing Function Level Access Control;
  8. Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF);
  9. Using Known Vulnerable Components;
  10. Unvalidated Redirects and Forwards;

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