The application security testing (AST) world is made up of different solutions, all with one ultimate goal – to protect software from hackers, and their attacks. SAST and DAST are perhaps the two most common and well-known solutions. In the last few years, a newcomer has gradually received more-and-more attention – IAST. So what is
Rafay Baloch takes no prisoners when it comes to exposing vulnerabilities. An ethical hacker since the young age of 14, Baloch is now known within InfoSec circles as a seasoned security expert. His ever-growing list of “victims” includes leading platforms such as Android, Google, PayPal and Nokia, with the former earning him worldwide acclaim.
The e-commerce and retail fields have undergone mammoth changes over the last decade. Paying in hard cash has almost become a thing of the past. Credit and debit cards are now being used to conduct millions of transactions and e-shopping purchases on a daily basis worldwide. But this new reality has also introduced numerous security perils.
Top security expert notes hackers aiming for cross-platform vulnerabilities An increasing amount of hackers are aiming to use cross-platform malware to attack both Microsoft and Apple application vulnerabilities. Hackers tend to favor third party applications that run on both Macs and Windows such as Adobe PDF, Adobe Flash, Java as well as others.