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Check your PHP dependencies for vulnerabilities

Enlightn Security Checker is a composer tool that uses the Security Advisories Database to check your dependencies for known vulnerabilities. It is actually the same database that is used by GitHub Action "PHP Security Checker". Here is how you can use it locally or with GitLab.

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OSINT - Simple tips #5 - Email addresses

This blog post will talk about email addresses.

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Using HTTPS over a reverse proxy in Laravel

Have you ever encountered problems trying to deploy a Laravel HTTPS website using a reverse proxy ? Then read the following to quickly learn where this problem comes from and how to simply thwart it.

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Continuous Deployment with GitLab and Laravel Envoy

There are multiple ways to implement Continuous Deployment (CD) for a Laravel project. The current trends consists in deploying containers to a kubernetes cluster. In this blog post however, we will present the good old way: we will use Laravel Envoy to deploy our code directly to our server(s). This method has the advantage of simplicity as it does not require to build containers, nor does it require a kubernetes cluster: Laravel Envoy uses a simple SSH connection to the target server(s) to perform the deployment.

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OSINT - Simple tips #4 - Usernames

This new post on the OSINT field will discuss usernames.

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Multi-Agent Ranking framework : test the online demo

The Multi-Agent Ranking framework (MARk) is a generic server that allows to easily build large scale detection and ranking systems. It provides a web interface, a distributed execution framework for detection algorithms, storage for data and detection results, and an easy to configure triggering mechanism.

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Automatic UML diagram generation for Maven projects

Documenting your project is an important part of good software development. Creating and maintaining UML diagrams is one of the things to do. Luckily, there is a maven plugin that does this automatically for you...

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OSINT - Simple tips #3 - Google Dorks

In the OSINT field, perform good queries in search engines is very important. Search engines collect a lot of data every day and it could be very difficult and challenging to find good information.

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2020 in numbers

2020 was a special year for everybody. For us as well, but luckily in a good way: this year saw the realisation of a few achievements. Here is 2020 in numbers @ cylab.be...

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Fail a phpunit test if coverage goes below a threshold

Tools like maven allow to fail a build pipeline if the coverage of unit tests goes below a given threshold. For phpunit and PHP project, there is no such option. So here is a trick to fail your pipeline if the coverage of your phpunit tests goes below a threshold.

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Implement a Java detector for the Multi-Agent Ranking framework

In previous blog posts we showed how to inject a stream of data in the Multi-Agent Ranking framework, and how to use the built-in detectors to produce a ranking. This time we show how to implement your own detection algorithms.

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