Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter #41

    We’re back with the 41st edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter!

    Trending Software Testing News for this week:

    Automation-as-a-Service Market Size worth $23.39B by 2027 – Report by The Insight Partners

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    The market for automation-as-a-service is expected to grow to $23.39 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 27.5 percent from 2020 to 2027, according to recent research published by Insight Partners.

    XSS vulnerability in Google Cloud and Google Play could lead to account hijacks

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    A pair of XSS vulnerabilities in DevSite, Google Play, and Google Cloud could have enabled attackers to launch cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, potentially leading to account hijacking.

    UIDAI Bug Bounty Program launched to expose vulnerabilities in Aadhaar’s Security System

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    The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched the ‘UIDAI Bug Bounty Program,’ and is inviting 20 top white hat hackers to identify any weaknesses in its security system, which protects 1.32 billion Indians’ Aadhaar data.

    Salt Security enhancements make it easier to Operationalize API Security

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    Salt Security, the premier API security firm, has recently introduced new additions to its next-generation Salt Security API Protection Platform, which expands capabilities in risk discovery and pre-production API testing.

    SmartTest Automation Testing Improves Internet of Things (IoT) Device Testing

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    Teledyne LeCroy recently announced that their Frontline Testing Services team has created SmartTest automation testing to improve their testing capabilities.

    Trending Software Testing Content shared by some amazing writers:


    Why Continuous Testing Is The Key To Unlocking Your ERP Transformation by Pankaj Goel

    Incorporating new technologies such as AI and ML is essential for modernizing ERP solutions. In this article, Pankaj has written about why Continuous Testing is important for ERP Applications and what are the challenges associated with it.

    Are you skipping non-functional testing? by Prashant Hegde

    Non-functional testing is just as vital as functional testing. In this article, Prashant has written about what non-functional testing means and how we can prevent missing out on testing the non-functional requirements.

    The Top Skills You Need To Become A Software Tester In 2022 by Nicola Lindgren

    A software tester is someone who ensures that the software’s functionality and performance are operating as they should. In this article, Nicola has written about the skills you need to become a software tester.

    How We Manage Testing Process in Trendyol International Team? by Elif Çağlayan

    In this article, Elif has provided information about how they manage the Testing Processes in the Trendyol International Team where she works in the Software Developer in Test (SDET) role.


    A pied piper named “UI test automation” by Abhijeet Vaikar

    A lot of testers blindly follow UI Test Automation. In this article, Abhijeet has written about The rise of UI test automation and the fall of a meaningful, context-driven test automation strategy.

    Automated testing still lags by Jakub Lewkowicz

    Recent research conducted by Forrester found that 84% percent of respondents said that the majority of testing involves complex environments. In this article, Jakub has written about why automation testing still lags.


    DAST vs. SAST: Fact check on static and dynamic application security testing by Zbigniew Banach

    Dynamic application security testing (DAST) is a black-box testing method and Static application security testing (SAST) is a white-box security testing method. In this article, the author has written about SAST & DAST coverage in web application security testing.


    Building a modern API security strategy — API testing by Jeff Williams

    Modern API security embeds security into development for better visibility and accuracy. In this article, Jeff has written about why APIs are a vital part of every software application.

    API Testing — POSTMAN — Testing More Than The Status Code by Ryan Craven

    Postman is one of the prominent platforms of API development. In this article, Ryan has written about API Testing using Postman and has also performed a different test at each level to show various examples.


    Top cloud automation testing tools for 2022 by Franklin Okeke

    Cloud computing technologies are on the rise and more cloud testing tools are hitting the software market. In this article, Franklin has written about the top cloud testing tools users can adopt for their cloud-based applications in 2022.

    Software Bugs

    Are Bugs in Software Affecting Your Relationship with Customers? by Rahul Parwal

    Most products don’t leave a lasting impression on customers because of seemingly small bugs in software. In this article, Rahul has written about how such bugs can wear your relationship with customers and has also provided some tips on how to avoid them.

    Reusable promo code, tricky bug, and hell of a release: three stories about why you need to listen to your QA by Eugene Ponomarenko

    In this article, Eugene, CEO of QA agency Kavichki has shared three cautionary stories from his personal working experience and has tried to show why it is important to listen to your Testing team.

    This is how he could hijack Reddit accounts with just ONE click: a $10,000 bug bounty by Roberto Lama

    In this article, Roberto has written about Frans Rosén’s technical blog post “Account hijacking using “dirty dancing” in sign-in OAuth-flows” and his HackerOne report which got him a $10,000 bug bounty from Reddit.

    Software Bugs

    100 Best Software Testing Books of All Time by Bookauthority

    There are a lot of resources available to learn something but nothing replaces a good book. In this article, the author has listed the 100 best Software Testing books to advance your learning in Software Testing.

    Velocity-over-quality mindset leads to software testing gaps by Stephanie Glen

    Software testing addresses vulnerabilities before they affect users, but the race to the finish line — cluttered with obstacles such as low budgets, incremental sprints, and poor management decisions can also contribute to the issue. Read this article to find out why Stephanie believes a Velocity-over-quality mindset can lead to software testing gaps.

    Creating a community space by Laveena Ramchandani

    In this article, the author has written about the conversation she had with Nithin, Founder of Synapse QA where he has explained the details of how he started his Synapse Journey.

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