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Contrast Protect eliminates another zero-day headache

Contrast Protect eliminates another zero-day headache

On June 2nd, Atlassian released a security advisory about another remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2022-26134)..

Log4J 2.17.1 - Lower Risk, Patch When You Can

Log4J 2.17.1 - Lower Risk, Patch When You Can

The season of Log4J vulnerabilities continues with a new Log4J 2.17.1 released on December 28, however the risk is..

Expression language and deserialization attacks on the rise in lead-up to Log4j vulnerability

Expression language and deserialization attacks on the rise in lead-up to Log4j vulnerability

It’s been a couple of weeks since the first public disclosure of the Log4j vulnerability. A lot has happened - perhaps..

Three Reasons Why Contrast SCA Is Best Suited for Log4Shell Rapid Response

Three Reasons Why Contrast SCA Is Best Suited for Log4Shell Rapid Response

With Log4j being such a ubiquitous library embedded in tens of millions applications across the Java ecosystem, it’s..

[Upgrade to 2.17] Updated Guidance on Addressing Log4J CVEs

[Upgrade to 2.17] Updated Guidance on Addressing Log4J CVEs

This morning, the Apache Software Foundation provided another update to log4j (version 2.17.0) to address a new..

Contrast Security Protects Serverless applications from Log4j Attacks

Contrast Security Protects Serverless applications from Log4j Attacks

The Log4j flaw (also now known as "Log4Shell"), is a zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) that came to light on..

Log4Shell By The Numbers

Log4Shell By The Numbers

We monitor many thousands of applications with Contrast Assess (IAST), Contrast SCA, and Contrast Protect (RASP) so we..

Updated Guidance on Addressing Log4J CVEs

Updated Guidance on Addressing Log4J CVEs

The information below is no longer current against the evolving security landscape. See [updated guidance] again on..

Instantly Inoculate Your Servers Against Log4J With New Open Source Tool

Instantly Inoculate Your Servers Against Log4J With New Open Source Tool

Contrast is releasing SafeLog4j, a free and open-source, general purpose tool that can detect/verify vulnerable log4j..