Half of all web apps were vulnerable to cybercrime attacks last year
The growing tsunami of application-specific and web-application threats continues to be a challenge for global enterprises. According to a new analysis from NTT Application Security, 50% of all websites were exposed to at least one severe exploitable vulnerability in 2021.
The report is the resu... Read more
Snyk’s latest funding round yields $530 million at a $5.8-billion valuation
Snyk, the maker of software used by developers at tech behemoths like Google to fix vulnerable code announced on Thursday that it closed a $530-million funding round, co-led by Sands Capital and Tiger Global, at a valuation of $8.5 billion.
That is more than triple its valuation when the year be... Read more
Half of Python Libraries in Package Index have security issues
Researchers in Finland have examined the open-source software libraries in the Python Package Index and found that it is riddled with security issues. The researchers found that PyPI, as it is popularly known, has potentially vulnerable code in nearly half the index.
The research was published i... Read more