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Cloudflare Security Breach

Posted by in Cloudflare, Internet Security, Web Security

Cloudflare is a United States-based company that provides Internet security and enhances website performance of the websites associated with it. The company has recently been faced with a security breach when a bug caused portions of data to leak from its customers’ websites.   An investigation by the name Cloudbleed has been launched to get…


Ethical Hackers Are In High Demand

Posted by in Programming News, Web Security

Hackers come in two modes, the ethical one is known as a ‘white hat’ hacker, and the unethical one is known as a ‘black hat’ hacker. It is the latter who poses a significant threat to businesses. In an age where e-commerce, mobile-based services, and online data storage is the most suitable way of running…


Google Increases Security Measures

Posted by in Google, Programming News, Web Security

One of the most important and sensitive aspects of any website, mobile application, or any other Internet-based application is web security. In recent news (http://www.cio.com/article/3108382/android/google-details-security-features-in-android-7-0-nougat.html), Internet giant Google unveiled features that will ensure its users receive the highest security measures in its newest product.   Within the next few months Google will be releasing the…


The Impact of Yahoo’s Security Breach

Posted by in Web Security, Yahoo’s Security Breach

Yahoo recently announced that it had been hacked back in August 2013 and that the breach affected over 1 billion accounts. It has had two of the largest breaches in history, the second one having happened in 2014 and affecting about 500 million accounts. However, it assured its customers that no bank account information or…


Future of Web Security: Firms Now Forced to Think Like Hackers

Posted by in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Hackers, Web Security

With new waves of DDoS attacks reported every day, and dozens of publications on the same, it has become eminent for companies to re-think their cyber security strategies.   Cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated as technology evolves. Recently, a luxury goods manufacturer went under attack from a phisher who stole employee finger-prints used as security…


The Coding Languages in Web Programming and their Security

Posted by in Web Programming, Web Security

If anyone wants to venture into the business of Web creation, they should consider using an appropriate programming language. It is not an easy task to familiarize with software developing languages. However, mastering the appropriate language is useful so that one can know how secure it is. Some software are not secure and they could…


Dormant Twitter Botnet Uncovered By University College London

Posted by in Programming News, Web Security

University College London researchers have discovered a dormant Twitter botnet that could be woken at any moment and cause havoc on the popular social media network.   The Star Wars botnet as it’s been called, first uncovered previously in their research, has over 350,000 bot accounts and could be used to spam, send malicious links,…


Increasing Web Security with VPN Services in 2017

Posted by in VPN Services, Web Security

Free speech is something that many people take for granted across most of Europe and the Americas, but not across the globe. The advent of the internet was supposed to globalize free speech, provide anonymity and improve privacy, particularly to people living in nations ruled by oppressive regimes. Unfortunately, this has not been the case…


Rudy Guiliani’s Web Security Foible Leaves Lessons To Be Learned

Posted by in Rudy Guiliani, Web Security, Web Systems

Rudy Guiliani may no longer be the mayor of New York City, but he is still in the news. Guiliani is probably not too thrilled about recent news reports regarding the content management system of a website he publishes. For most public figures, this really would not be a big deal. The trouble for Guiliani…


The Impact of Yahoo’s Security Breach

Posted by in Security Breach, Web Security, Yahoo!

Yahoo recently announced that it had been hacked back in August 2013 and that the breach affected over 1 billion accounts. It has had two of the largest breaches in history, the second one having happened in 2014 and affecting about 500 million accounts. However, it assured its customers that no bank account information or…


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