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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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Continuous Deployment with GitLab and Kubernetes

If you have a web application, with the appropriate Dockerfile, you can now go the next step and use GitLab to automatically deploy your application to a kubernetes cluster. Here is how...

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OSINT - Simple tips #2 - Facebook

This second blog post on the OSINT field will talk about Facebook. Again, it is a really simple tip but very interesting.

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Installing Linux Bash Shell (and Metasploit) on Windows 10

For years, there has been an OS war between Linux, Windows and macOS for dominance. Each side would vehemently defend their OS of choice and disregard any positive sides of their "opponents". Of course, each operating system has its benefits and drawbacks and it is not my job or place to say which is the best.

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OSINT - Simple tips #1 - Linkedin

OSINT, for Open Source INTelligence, is the process of searching for, gathering and analyzing data found from public sources. The data are accessible without breaking into any systems (hacking, phishing, etc.). Sometimes, data are behind a paywall (it is necessary to pay a monthly subscription to have access to some specific data) but a lot are easily accessible with the right tricks.

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MARk : Use built-in detectors

Now that you have a running MARk server, with data flowing in, you can use the provided algorithms to build your detection chain.

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Getting started with MARk : create a PHP data injector

The Multi-Agent Ranking framework (MARk) aims to provide all the building blocks that are required to build large scale detection and ranking systems. For this blog post we will use docker and docker-compose to run a MARk server, then we will use PHP and composer to inject data in the framework.

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Multi-Agent Ranking framework version 2 is out

This week we released a new major version of the Multi-Agent Ranking framework (MARk). This version brings two main changes:

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