Static code review, as a phrase, is actually a bit misleading. Static code review refers to two divergent methods of security testing: static code analyis and code review. These methods check code for flaws, security issues and quality concerns that, when combined, help developers ensure that their code is not only free from potential exploits
No matter how good your perimeter security is, experts agree: Your system has been breached, whether you know it or not. The costs of security flaws—cybersecurity expert Joe Franscella calls them “The Five Horsemen of the Internet Apocalypse: Scam, Extortion, Embarrassment, Theft and Death”—are enormous. So why don’t we consider security a first-class citizen in
News hit over Memorial Day weekend of a massive breach of the social network Myspace. Usernames and passwords of 360 past and present users were stolen. This may end up being the largest data breach of all time, according to Sophos researchers. At mid-month, the GoToMyPC hack reminded us that old data breaches will continue
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Databases often hold the backbone of an organization; Its’ transactions, customers, employee info, financial data for both the company and its customers, and much more. are all held in databases, often left to the power of a database administrator with no security training. Database security and integrity are essential aspects of an organization’s security posture.
The outdoor and sports-centric website aggregator VerticalScope was hacked according to an industry watchdog with about 45 million records from more than 1,100 websites being taken and posted to the internet. The compromised data was found by Leakedsource in February 2016 with the records discovered containing information such as email address, username, IP address and one or
VerticalScope, which hosts 1,100 websites and forums, was hacked earlier this year, with the details of around 45 million users later leaked online. Some of the most popular online communities hosted by VerticalScope include Techsupportforum.com, MobileCampsites.com, Pbnation.com, and Motorcycle.com, all of which were impacted by data leak. Apparently, the data was stolen during a breach