Microsoft has introduced a new source code analyzer tool dubbed Microsoft Application Inspector. The tool is designed to "identify interesting features in source code" and can help enable developers understand software components your apps use.
WordPress version 5.2 dubbed "Jaco" is available for download and includes a number of new security features and improvements, such as digitally-signed updates, Site Health Check, and PHP error protection.
The NIST standard, SP 800-177 Revision 1, Trustworthy Email (Draft) was released last month and offers up-to-date security guidance to include SPF, DKIM, DMARC, and email digital signatures and encryption (via S/MIME), among others.
A team of security researchers from several universities have cracked the 1024-bit RSA encryption in theLibgcrypt cryptographic library used by GnuPG.