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Google launched open-source OSV-Scanner

Updated on 2022-12-13: New tool—OSV-Scanner

Google has open-sourced a new tool called OSV-Scanner that can find known vulnerabilities affecting a project’s dependencies. OSV-Scanner is a free tool that helps developers understand whether projects include dependencies that contain vulnerabilities. The scanner uses the OSV database to scan for vulnerabilities across various programming environments and dependency systems. Read more: Announcing OSV-Scanner: Vulnerability Scanner for Open Source


Google launched the open-source OSV-Scanner that would provide easy access to vulnerability information about multiple projects. Read more: Google Launches OSV-Scanner Tool to Identify Open Source Vulnerabilities

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Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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