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Domain Hijacking: How It Works and 6 Ways to Prevent It

What Is Domain Hijacking?  Domain hijacking refers to the unauthorized acquisition of a domain name by a third party, effectively taking control away from the rightful owner. This form of cyber attack can lead to significant disruptions, including loss of website functionality, email services, and potentially damaging the brand’s reputation.  Domain hijackers often exploit security

Mastering Vulnerability Management: A Comprehensive Guide

Modern day organizations face a constant barrage of cyber threats, making it imperative to implement robust vulnerability management processes. Vulnerability management is a systematic approach to identifying, evaluating, treating, and reporting on security vulnerabilities in systems and their associated software. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the four crucial steps of vulnerability management process

Vulnerability Scanners: 4 Key Features, Types, and How to Choose

A vulnerability scanner is a specialized software tool designed to assess the security of computers, networks, or applications by automatically detecting and analyzing weaknesses. These scanners proactively search for security vulnerabilities, such as unpatched software, misconfigurations, and other security gaps that could be exploited by attackers. Some scanners can simulate the actions of an attacker to help identify exploitable vulnerabilities.

Analyzing the Limitations of OWASP JuiceShop as a Benchmarking Target for DAST Tools

Introduction OWASP JuiceShop, a widely used Capture The Flag (CTF) contest application for penetration testing (PT) teams. It offers a gamified experience with logical puzzles. While it serves its intended purpose, it is not a suitable benchmarking target for Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST). We will explain why this is the case in this post.

Understanding XML Injection: Risks, Prevention, and Best Practices

In today’s interconnected digital landscape, data exchange plays a pivotal role in web applications. Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a popular format for data interchange due to its flexibility and readability. However, with the rise of cyber threats, developers need to be vigilant about potential vulnerabilities in their applications. One such threat is XML injection,

Exploring Maze and Lockbit Ransomware Gangs

In the previous segment of our blog series, we looked at the operations of Ryuk and Conti ransomware groups, shedding light on their tactics and impact. In this section, we turn our attention to Maze and Lockbit, two formidable players in the cyber threat landscape, exploring their collaborative dynamics, unique characteristics, and the evolving strategies that define their ransomware campaigns. 

Exploring Ryuk and Conti Ransomware Gangs

Part 1 of 2 In the dynamic landscape of cyber threats, the battle between ethical and malicious actors has escalated to unprecedented levels. The shift in motivations, from mere amusement to the pursuit of financial gains, has given rise to ransomware gangs that pose a substantial threat to diverse sectors. The implications of this transformation

What Is CSRF Token Mismatch and 6 Ways to Fix It

What Is CSRF? Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) is a web application attack that forces an end user to execute unwanted actions on a web application in which they’re authenticated. CSRF attacks specifically target state-changing requests, not theft of data, since the attacker has no way to see the response to the forged request. With a

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