[Owasp-leaders] OWASP "branded" apps in application stores

Samantha Groves samantha.groves at owasp.org
Tue Apr 2 08:54:37 UTC 2013


Hello Leaders,

I've contacted the author. He happens to be a very active contributor to
several projects, and he let me know he created this app for a Microsoft
competition some time ago. It is not an official project, and he can take
it down from the store if necessary.

SG


On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 11:12 PM, Dave Wichers <dave.wichers at owasp.org>wrote:

> No one has contacted me regarding building such an app for the OWASP Top
> 10, so I’d call it suspicious at this point.  Is there a way to contact the
> other to find out what/why/etc.?****
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> -Dave****
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> *From:* owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Rory McCune
> *Sent:* Monday, April 01, 2013 2:13 PM
> *To:* OWASP Leaders
>
> *Subject:* [Owasp-leaders] OWASP "branded" apps in application stores****
>
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> Hi all, ****
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> quick question, is there a policy on applications which mention OWASP in
> their name in mobile or other application stores?****
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> The reason I ask is that I noticed an application called "OWASP Top 10 Web
> Vulnerabilities" in the windows 8 app store
> http://www.windows8appstore.com/windows8apps/owasp-top-10-web-vulnerabilities/21878.htmland wasn't sure if this is an official project or not.
> ****
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> That got me thinking about the other app stores, so I checked
> iTunes/Google Play/MS Windows phone 8 store but the only result for OWASP
> there was an app in iTunes/Google Play which looks like it was used for the
> AppSecEU conference in 2012...****
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> Cheers****
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> Rory****
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