8/2/2013 8:58:47 AM
BlackBerry and Mozilla Developing Peach Security Tool
Peach Security Tool, Mozilla, Blackberry, Michael Eddington, Deja vu Security
https://appdevelopermagazine.com/images/news_images/peach-security-tool_vtlzsmv2.png
App Developer Magazine

BlackBerry and Mozilla Developing Peach Security Tool



Richard Harris Richard Harris in HTML5 Friday, August 2, 2013
596

Security experts at BlackBerry and Mozilla have teamed up to further develop a testing tool aimed at discovering and fixing software vulnerabilities in Web browsers.

The security testing tool "Peach" was created by Michael Eddington of Deja vu Security in 2004 and has been under active development for almost 10 years, but it will now have the strength of Blackberry and Mozilla experts to hopefully bring the tool into new light for HTML5 and the new web code that exists today.

Peach will be able to perform fuzz testing against HTML5 features, including multimedia APIs like WebGL and most recently protocols used in WebRTC. According to BlackBerry, the collaboration with Mozilla fits into its existing security processes and infrastructure, as the company regularly uses third-party fuzzers as well as its own proprietary tools for security resting.


Read more: http://www.eweek.com/security/blackberry-mozilla-t...

Comments

Your name and email will not be public or shared in any way.



A new way to manage your development projects

Learn the best ways to organize your app development projects, and keep code straight, clients happy, and breathe a easier through launches.
 

The Latest Nerd Ranch Guide (3rd Edition) to Android Programming

Write and run code every step of the way, using Android Studio to create apps that integrate with other apps, download and display pictures from the web, play sounds, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development.

Starting your own app business?

How to create a profitable, sustainable business developing and marketing mobile apps.