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Encryption and decryption with Groovy

Inspired by this recent blog entry , here is an example showing how to encrypt and decrypt with Groovy. Using the JDK crypto classes First, we need some text to encrypt. We'll use an excerpt of the one from the aforementioned blog post: var text = 'Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. \ It has roots in... [Read more...]

Position available: Security Response Program Mana...

About the job We are looking for a part-time Program Manager to work in the Apache Software Foundation security response team. The main focus will be on the handling and organisation of the incoming security reports across our 300+ open source projects. This is a remote, part-time position. Working hours are expected to be spread throughout all... [Read more...]

Foundation Statement at 8 February 2022 Senate Com...

“Responding to and Learning from the Log4Shell Vulnerability” Opening Statement by David Nalley President, Apache Software Foundation Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs February 8, 2022     Chairman Peters, Ranking Member Portman, and distinguished members of the Committee: thank you for... [Read more...]

Apache Software Foundation Security Report: 2021

Synopsis: This report explores the state of security across all of The Apache Software Foundation projects for the calendar year 2021. We review key metrics, specific vulnerabilities, and the most common ways users of ASF projects were affected by security issues. Released : January 2022 Author: Mark Cox, Vice President Security, The Apache... [Read more...]

Apache Log4j CVEs

The Apache Software Foundation project Apache Logging Services has responded to a security vulnerability that is described in two CVEs, CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046. In this post we’ll list the CVEs affecting Log4j and keep a list of frequently asked questions.  The most recent CVE has been addressed in Apache Log4j 2.16.0, released on 13... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® O...

Updates to security and availability of leading Open Source office document productivity suite Wilmington, DE —7 October 2021— The Apache ® Software Foundation (ASF), the world’s largest Open Source foundation, announced today Apache OpenOffice ® 4.1.11, the popular Open Source office-document productivity suite. Used by millions of organizations,... [Read more...]


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