Protect The Graph

  • Facebook Open-Sourced Security Tool osquery in Action

    … Facebook open-sourced security tool osquery late last month, allowing engineers to write SQL-based queries efficiently and easily to explore operating systems and monitor their infrastructure. In a note on the Protect the Graph page, security engineer Ted Reed offered a look at how osquery can be used to detect suspicious activity within…

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  • Facebook Tests Onion URL for Tor Users

    … some assumptions of Facebook’s security mechanisms — for example, its design means that from the perspective of our systems, a person who appears to be connecting from Australia at one moment may the next appear to be in Sweden or Canada. In other contexts, such behavior might suggest that a hacked account is being accessed through a “botnet…

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  • Facebook Teams Up with USENIX to Award Internet Defense Prize

    …, "Static Detection of Second-Order Vulnerabilities in Web Applications." Facebook Security Engineering Manager John "Four" Flynn, who served on the award committee for the Internet Defense Prize, described the work by Dahse and Holz in a note on the Protect the Graph page: The researchers used static analysis to detect "second-order vulnerabilities…

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