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  • XSS bug in popular Chinese site exploited to launch DDoS attack

    28.04.2014

    DDoS mitigation firm Incapsula has put a stop to the speculations that the video content provider whose vulnerable website was misused to launch a DDoS attack was YouTube, and has revealed that it was actually Sohu.com, currently the 27th most visited website in the world.

  • Trends in web application security

    07.02.2014

    Despite web application vendors being more responsive and releasing security patches much faster than in 2012, new research revealed that it is still taking an average of over two weeks for critical vulnerabilities to be fixed.

  • Defending against drive-by downloads

    03.02.2014

    In case you havenít heard the term before, a drive-by download (DbD) is a class of cyber attack where you visit a booby-trapped web site and it automatically, and silently, downloads and executes malicious code on your computer.

  • The growing hacking threat to e-commerce websites, part 2

    06.01.2014

    If you notice that your website has been hacked, the most important thing to do is keep calm and avoid panic.

  • Video: Practical exploitation using a malicious SSID

    04.10.2013

    In this video from DerbyCon, Deral Heiland discusses the leveraging of SSIDs to inject various attacks into wireless devices, and management consoles.




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Bash Shellshock bug: More attacks, more patches

Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


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