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Topic: Runtime Analysis

Use Runtime Error Detection to Find Security Vulnerabilities

By Anthony Mendez on January 18, 2019

Instead of relying on a security scanner to find known vulnerabilities in your code, you can use runtime error detection to find security...

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False Positives in Static Code Analysis

By Arthur Hicken on February 21, 2016

"Too many false positives" is probably the most common excuses for avoiding static analysis. But static analysis doesn't have to be so noisy. ...

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15 Seconds to Find a Pointer Error In 500,000+ Lines of Code

By Parasoft on March 21, 2013

Here's the story of how 15 seconds of analysis uncovered a crash-causing error that evaded 40 hours of manual inspection BITTT Enterprises...

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Finding Dynamic Memory Errors with Memory Error Detection Tools

By Parasoft on July 12, 2012

Using dynamically allocated memory properly is a tricky issue. In many cases, programs continue to run well after a programming error causes...

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Finding Memory Leaks in C or C++

By Arthur Hicken on June 28, 2012

Unlike the picture above, memory leaks in software can be hard to pinpoint. Learn how to find memory leaks in C and C++ applications with the...

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How to Find Pointer Abuse in C

By Arthur Hicken on June 7, 2012

Pointers are both the strength and Achilles heel of programming in C and C++. While pointers allow you to be very creative and flexible in how...

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Detecting Memory Corruption in C and C++

By Arthur Hicken on May 24, 2012

A quick look at why C and C++ memory corruption is so difficult to find through code inspection – and how to use a memory error detection tool to...

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Static Analysis and Dynamic Analysis

By Parasoft on March 1, 2012

By Boguslaw Czwartkowski, Parasoft Professional Services Manager Static code analysis is a broad term used to describe several different types of...

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Static Analysis and Run Time Error Detection on 64-Bit Platforms

By Parasoft on October 14, 2010

In my previous posts, I covered a four-step strategy for preparing the application for the 64-bit porting process: Apply mutation testing to...

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