AppSec Cheat Code: Shift Left, Shift Right, Up, Down & Start

Seamless and unobtrusive security is the future. We are huge advocates of shifting left and moving security testing earlier in the development process. Leif Dreizler wrote a great article suggesting that not only do we need to shift security left, but shift engineering right. I agree, but why stop there. We all need to cultivate …

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Linux X86 Assembly - How to Build a Hello World Program in NASM

Linux X86 Assembly – How to Build a Hello World Program in NASM

Overview A processor understands bytecode instructions specific to that architecture.  We as humans use mnemonics to make building these instructions easier than remembering a bunch of binary codes.  These mnemonics are known as assembly instructions.  This is one of the lowest levels of programming that can be done.  This programming is a bit of a …

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A Hacker’s Tour of the X86 CPU Architecture

A Hacker’s Tour of the X86 CPU Architecture

Overview The Intel x86 CPU architecture is one of the most prolific CPU architectures for desktops, laptops, and servers.  While other architectures exist and are even taking some market share with mobile devices such as smartphones and even Apple begin including its ARM M1 chip in newer Macbooks and Mac Mini, this one still stands …

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Three Excellent API Security Practices Most People Neglect

We are very much in the age of APIs. From widely-used single-purpose products like Slack to cloud-based solutions like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, APIs are used to drive business processes in all kinds of industries, every day. For tech companies, whether you’re doing a monolithic back-end, containerized microservices, or serverless architecture, the …

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Solving the November 13th Detective Nevil Mystery Challenge

Solving the November 13th Detective Nevil Mystery Challenge

Overview Each week on Friday, we post a social media challenge known as “Detective Nevil Mystery Challenge”.  On November 13th of 2020, we released a challenge that contained a payload and it was only solved by one person on twitter.  That challenge is as follows: I decided it might be a good idea to do …

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