The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), an open-source project, has announced a free, 216-page guide for how to review code for application vulnerabilities. The book complements the already released "OWASP Security Developer Guide" and the "Security Testing Guide." The latest publication is "part of OWASP's strategy to make application security visible and enable the market to support the development of secure application software," according to the organization. — DK
Increased law enforcement scrutiny on the widespread data breach at Australia's second-largest mobile carrier Optus has prompted the alleged hacker dubbed 'optusdata' to withdraw the demanded ransom for the incident, which has impacted 11 million customers, according to BleepingComputer.