Code Junkie

My likes and dislikes of the computer world.

Download Windows 8 Release Preview from MSDN Subscriptions

MSDN Home: (Visual Studio RC Banner)http://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/ MSDN Subscriber...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 05/31/2012

Download Windows 8 from MSDN Subscriptions

MSDN Subscriptions just released windows 8 files on msdn subscriptions, you can get it with your...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/13/2011

Localized String Lengths and UI Design

Creating a UI design with right button widths and field lengths are quite challenging when you...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/27/2011

I am back with Subscriptions!!!

Its been almost a year since my last blog post, I have been extremely busy with stuff around moving...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/25/2011

Anti-XSS Library v4.0 is released

Barrage of changes were made for this release including CSS and LDAP encodings. You can get more...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/30/2010

How to View a Report in WACA?

Web Application Configuration Analyzer v1.0 is the latest tool released by our team that scans a...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/24/2010

How to Scan a Server using WACA?

Web Application Configuration Analyzer v1.0 is the latest tool released by our team that scans a...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/23/2010

Web Application Configuration Analyzer v1.0 RTW is live!

I am excited to announce the release of Web Application Configuration Analyzer v1.0 tool. The...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/20/2010

Increase cheap netbook performance using Windows Embedded Standard 7

With recent release of Windows Embedded Standard 7 you can get all the goodness of Windows 7 with...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/17/2010

Custom build activity for TFS 2010 to send email with build details – Part 2

My previous blog post talked about how to develop a custom workflow activity to use it in the build...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/15/2010

Custom build activity for TFS 2010 to send email with build details – Part 1

Team Foundation Server 2010 build service can now be customized using .NET v4.0 workflow activities....

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/02/2010

How to get files associated with a changeset?

This information is very useful when deploying or installing a new build generated by TFS Build...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 08/24/2010

JavaScript static analysis using Gatekeeper

Microsoft Research has been doing awesome work with regards to statically analyzing JavaScript...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/27/2010

How to determine a given file as executable file?

Is your application accepting files and writing them to the disk? How do you determine if the file...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/27/2010

Phidgets – More cool and fun weekend projects

Here are some of my favorite cool phidgets based projects....

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 06/13/2010

Controlling Phidgets using WCF Services

After the initial development of Mopbot using phidgets I was having lot of reliability issues....

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 06/13/2010

Automating Input validation

Input validation has always been trickier to implement in data driven applications. Specially web...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 06/04/2010

CAT.NET v2.0 Channel 9 video

We recently did a screen cast on Channel 9 about upcoming release of CAT.NET. This video includes...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 04/23/2010

Threat Analysis and Modeling R.I.P

Threat Analysis and Modeling Tool (TAM) tool is being retired inside Microsoft. It has been replaced...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 04/23/2010

Anti-XSS vNext – Web Protection Library

Want to know more when you can get your hands on the next version of Anti-XSS library, check out...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 11/05/2009

How to Detect and avoid memory Leaks in .NET applications?

Here is an excellent MSDN article on how to detect and avoid memory leaks in .NET applications....

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 11/05/2009

Anti-XSS Library v3.1 is now Live!

You can now download the new version of Anti-XSS library v3.1 from Microsoft.com Download Center....

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/23/2009

HTML Sanitization using Anti-XSS Library

Now you can filter (sanitize) HTML using Anti-XSS library v3.1 features. More information can be...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 09/23/2009

Cascading Style Sheet Strings Encoding

I recently blogged about encoding cascading style sheet strings. A new feature is being added to the...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 08/26/2009

LDAP Injection and Mitigation

Yesterday I posted a blog entry on our team blog about LDAP Injection and how to mitigate it using...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 08/11/2009

Understanding SDL-LOB Blog Series

My colleague Anmol has done it again, he has posted more blog entries on specific phases of Security...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/30/2009

Security Guidance and Threat Modeling

I just posted a blog entry on the main drivers behind CTL in TAM v3.0. You can check it out at IST...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/30/2009

OWASP Seattle Chapter Talk on Anti-XSS

Two weeks from now on August 11th in Bellevue I am going to talk about Anti-XSS Library. Talk is not...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/28/2009

TAM v3.0 beta is live!

A new version of threat analysis and modeling tool has been released. This version has significant...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/21/2009

TAM v3.0 New Features!

Just posted a blog entry on the new threat analysis and modeling release features on our security...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/20/2009

Connection String Injection Attack

Today I was looking at some new classes in .NET 2.0 and stumbled across DbConnectionStringBuilder...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/20/2009

Web Protection Library – new Project

Another post on the new security tools blog about WPL....

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/09/2009

Threat Analysis and Modeling 3.0 Video

Here is a video that I did couple of weeks back about TAM 3.0 release. It gives some details on the...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 07/07/2009

Multiple Modal POPUPS and Z-Index

AJAX modal popup extender gives developers ability to show javascript based modal windows. This...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 06/22/2009

Windows 7 Media Center Themes

I have been using Windows Media Center for a while now, so naturally I was waiting for the Windows 7...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 06/11/2009

Introducing SDL-LOB

If you are writing .NET applications chances are that it could be the next big LOB application in...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 06/05/2009

AJAX approach to localizing Date Time

I am pretty confident most of you people out there have developed web applications for global use...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 05/29/2009

System.Security.SecureString Part II

Second part of the SecreString blog post. Check it out at...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 12/17/2008

How the Anti-XSS 3.0 SRE Works

Published a new blog on how SRE works internally. Kind of a starter course on Anti-XSS SRE code....

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 12/16/2008

Anti-XSS Webcast

On January 9th there will be a webcast on technet about Anti-XSS v3.0. This will showcase some of...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 12/09/2008

Security Deployment Review Tool Webcast

Deployment Reviews is a process to check a host for security settings, mostly those affect the...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 12/04/2008

Oslo M Language

The M language is awesome, I have been experimenting with it for quite some time now. it allows you...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 11/10/2008

SECURITY Q&A #1

From a security perspective what's wrong with this code? 1: <html> 2: <head> 3:...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 11/06/2008

Developer Security IQ

There is a very good article on MSDN magazine about security bugs. A good Q&A to determine your...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 11/06/2008

OWASP MN Mini Conference

This Tuesday I was spoke at the OWASP MN mini conference at the University of Minnesota's St. Paul...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 10/24/2008

Security Runtime Engine

We have been working on this project for some time now. It is a http module to protect web...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 10/24/2008

System.Security.SecureString in .NET

Varun in our team has posted part I of series about SecureString in .NET. Awesome blog entry talks...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 10/08/2008

XmlDocument vs XElement Performance

I have been using XElement class a lot lately, I was doing some performance tests on this to figure...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 10/08/2008

AntiXss Encoding and ASP.NET Data Binding

It's been a while since I posted my last blog entry. This time it is on few ASP.NET data binding...

Author: Anil Revuru Date: 10/01/2008

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