Tag : SQL Injection

What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#12

May 14, 2012 By Administrator | 90% of all Custom Built Web Application are Wide Open for Attacks!
An astounding 86% of custom built websites are said to have vulnerabilities, said a report issued last week by an American IT company. Nearly 90% of all custom designed web applications tested found positive SQL Injection leaks.

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What’s Hot in Application Security Vol #11

May 09, 2012 By Administrator | Is fear in the Cloud misplaced?
Who’s afraid of the big bad cloud? Everyone apparently! Corporations, Public Companies; the list is endless. Cloud Security is synonymous with problems. When we consider Cloud Security we think about application security and guarding sensitive data. Cloud Security has been one of the things on the front of the minds of IT directors for years as they ponder; how do we migrate data out of the corporate data centers to the cloud?

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#10

Apr 30, 2012 By Administrator | What’s Wrong with the Public Sector?
They’re failing OWASP Top 10!  
OWAP Top 10- the bible of web applicaiton vulnerabilties, the benchmark vulnerabilities by which most organizations should by going by; who’s their worst pupil? The Public Sector.

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Whats HOT in Application Security Vol #9

Apr 24, 2012 By Administrator | Lady Gaga keeps her poker face in light of SQL Injection!
Lady Gaga’s website had a ‘Bad Romance’ with an SQL Injection attack, revealing the personal details of thousands of fans! The hack was reported more than six months ago and was committed by a group of hackers going under the pseudoname ‘SwagSec’. Even though the hackers never actually published the personal information of the fans, it is a major embarrassment for Lady Gaga’s team.

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#7

Apr 11, 2012 By Administrator | SQL Injection- the Number One Security Concern
Cybercriminals are using SQL injection to attack both websites and internal databases. Why are they doing this? The answer is simple- to seek sensitive data which could be used for black market activities or even identity theft. Most public websites don’t even fully understand how totally ‘at risk’ their websites are.

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Top 5 Cyber Threats to Businesses

Mar 28, 2012 By Administrator | According to FBI Director Robert Mueller, cyber-crime is on track to
surpass terrorism as the most serious security threat in the United States. Businesses in particular face an increasing risk of exposing themselves to cyber-attacks. Here is a list of the top five cyber threats that threaten businesses today.

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol#6

Mar 26, 2012 By Administrator | Application Security- Not Sufficient!
A study was recently conducted among 800 It executives which found that there is a huge difference between the perception of Security from the viewpoint of the developer and security professionals. Security professionals view the applications in a far more optimistic light- stating that they are secure enough, whilst developers say that their applications run in their enterprise are no way near secure enough.

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #3

Mar 07, 2012 By Administrator | Let’s understand the web application security dilemma! Organizations within the financial services industry track an average of 800 attacks, organizations out with the financial services industry track an average of 500 attacks- no wonder it’s so vital to understand application security. It’s said that the security challenge is due to the fact that most of these applications are web enabled. Companies which rely on SAAS and applications that are operating from portable devices are also at an increased risk as they are by definition, web enabled. Why even worry about application security?

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What’s HOT in Application Security Vol #2

Feb 28, 2012 By Administrator | Mobile banking threats
Millions of consumers are currently using mobile banking – which is expected to be the next major target for hackers. As banks are focusing resources in securing mobile applications, two important precautions developers must take into account include:

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