Bachelor: Mining news reports on bugs and vulnerabilities

Goal

Development of a tool to mine online news sources (technical and non-technical) for articles on vulnerabilities and exploits. Measurement of the “velocity” of news reports regarding specific types of vulnerabilities (i.e. how fast does the news spread?).

Tasks / Scope

  • Extraction of relevant news articles
  • Mapping of identified vulnerabilities and bugs
  • Identification of relevant metrics
  • Programming Language: Python (negotiable)