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Web Application Enumeration at Scale

Stephen Haywood

Written By: Stephen Haywood

December 07, 2018

Views: 1081

When we conduct network penetration tests, we often find that the majority of accessible services are web applications. Often times, these web applications have administrative interfaces with weak/default passwords or have vulnerabilities that allow us to access sensitive data or even allow arbitrary execution of code.

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Filed In: Security Testing, Application Security

Securing Third Party JavaScript

Jeremy Mount

Written By: Jeremy Mount

August 20, 2018

Views: 1982

Many, if not most web applications use some kind of third party JavaScript. These scripts provide useful functionality and services such as analytics, social media integration, data services, user interface features, chat capabilities and so on, however they also present a substantial risk to the confidentiality and integrity of your application and the data contained within. This is not a new topic in application security, however many companies still fail to consider or fully understand the security implications of adding code from third parties to their applications.

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Filed In: Application Security, Security

HTTPS or Be Warned

Adam Caudill

Written By: Adam Caudill

July 24, 2018

Views: 772

Today marks an important event in the security of the web – starting with today’s release of Chrome v68, the most popular browser in use today is warning users when they access a website over an insecure connection. While this is a small change to the user interface, it makes the dangers of insecure connections clear to users, even in cases where the website doesn’t collect information.

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