Article: Latest web hacking tools – Q1 2021

Code, Free, Open Software, Open Source

Latest web hacking tools – Q1 2021

We take a look back at some of the best offensive security tools that were launched over the past three months. The coronavirus-induced lockdowns experienced by much of the world over winter has done little to scupper researchers’ desire to tinker and create.

In fact, the past three months saw the release of a variety of new hacking tools to make the lives of penetration testers, bug bounty hunters, and infosec hobbyists that little bit easier. Here’s our roundup of the latest hacking tools for the first quarter of 2021.

Read Full Article

Article: $1.3M in grants go toward making the web’s open-source infrastructure more equitable

Code, Open Manufacturing, Open Software, Open Source

$1.3M in grants go toward making the web’s open-source infrastructure more equitable

Open-source software is at the core of… well, practically everything online. But while much of it is diligently maintained in some ways, in others it doesn’t receive the kind of scrutiny that something so foundational ought to.

To that end, $1.3 million worth of grants were announced today, split among 13 projects looking to ensure open-source software and development is being done equitably, sustainably and responsibly.

Read Full Article