Category: Web Security

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…

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

Posted by in Biometric Security Clearance System, 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 Secret To PayPal’s Efficiency In Conducting Transactions Daily

Posted by in PayPal, Web Security

PayPal has been a real revolution, in particular on the online business platform. The big question is: How did PayPal take a billion hits a day system that might traditionally run on a 100s of VMs and shrink it down to run on eight VMs? Many people have asked themselves how the transaction conglomerate business…

Web Security and the Future of Adobe Flash in 2017

Posted by in Adobe Flash in 2017, Web Security

There used to be a time when Adobe Flash was one of the most vaunted web technologies used to provide rich browsing experiences. In 2016, however, Flash continued its rapid spiral into obsolescence as popular web browsers such as Google Chrome and Apple Safari stopped providing support for the plugin.   In 2017, Flash will…

Yahoo First to Implement Email Scans for US Intelligence

Posted by in Privacy and Encryption, Web Security, Yahoo!

Privacy and encryption have become major topics as more and more information has come to light regarding the United States’ extensive data collection operations. With the incidence of several whistleblowing efforts, web security has become an increasingly important topic within an increasingly digital world. To this end, Yahoo became one of the first companies to…

New Research Warns About Inadequate Web Security

Posted by in Content Management Systems, Web Security

During a recent information security conference in Europe, a tech advisory firm presented a concerning report about the state of internet security.   The most common vulnerability for web platforms is known as cross-site scripting, abbreviated as XSS. This weakness was discovered in the Web 2.0 era of internet applications; in essence, XSS is a…

Government Officials Say Internet Security Is Insufficient

Posted by in Internet, Internet Security, Web Security

Internet security has been in the news quite often over the past few years. However, the situation is not getting any better. This is according to some of the top officials in the Obama administration. The thing that has many people in Washington concerned is the abundance of devices currently available on the market that…

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