Category: Web Security

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…

Tips for Safeguarding Your Website

Posted by in Hacking, Web Security

As a website owner, you want to deliver a secure and beneficial experience to your visitors. If you’ve been the victim of hacking, it is eminent that you need better security implemented onto your website’s pages. Not only does this fully protect you, but it protects the sensitive information that clients may be sharing with…

Whats Up With WhatsApp’s Security Flaw?

Posted by in Web Security, WhatsApp Messenger

The WhatsApp Messenger is incredibly popular. The messenger has been embraced by over 1 billion people all throughout the globe. WhatsApp is incredibly easy to use and doesn’t exactly damage the user’s budget. Reliability has also contributed to WhatsApp’s success. Something, however, is amiss. A security flaw in WhatsApp has raised quite a number of…

The ShadowBrokers Goes Fully Dark

Posted by in Network Attacking Tools, ShadowBrokers, Web Security

The ShadowBrokers were a group responsible for leaking a bunch of exploit and network attacking tools that were believed to be official NSA tools. On January 12, however, they decided to close their doors once and for all. They made it even more clear by deleting all of their online accounts as well.   It’s…

GoDaddy Revokes 6,000 SSL Certificates Over Bug In System

Posted by in GoDaddy, Web Security

GoDaddy, popular domain registrar, recently had to revoke over 6,000 SSL certificates issued to their customers as a result of a bug in their domain validation process. This bug was apparently created back in July of last year and is reported to impact less than two percent of the total certificated that GoDaddy has issued…

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