VulnCheck’s Free Community KEV & CVE APIs (Code & Golang CLI Utility)

VulnCheck has some new, free API endpoints for the cybersecurity community. Two extremely useful ones are for their extended version of CISA’s KEV, and an in-situ replacement for NVD’s sad excuse for an API and soon-to-be-removed JSON feeds. There are two ways to work with these APIs. One is retrieve a “backup” of the entire… Continue reading

Clandestine DNS lookups with gdns

Google recently [announced]( their DNS-over-HTTPS API, which _”enhances privacy and security between a client and a recursive resolver, and complements DNSSEC to provide end-to-end authenticated DNS lookups”_. The REST API they provided was pretty simple to [wrap into a package]( and I tossed in some [SPF]( functions that I had lying around to bulk it… Continue reading

A Better Way To Read Nest Data Into R

I glimpsed a [post]( in the RSS feeds today on how to connect Nest data with a Shiny dashboard and was compelled to post a less brute-force way to get data from the Nest API. The authors of the Shiny+Nest post used `system` calls to `curl` and regular expression character vector operations to slice, dice… Continue reading