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Insecure software versions are a problem

Web Security Stats Show XSS & Outdated Software Are Major Problems

Netsparker just published some anonymized Web Security Stats about the security vulnerabilities their online solution identified on their users’ web applications and web services during the last 3 years. Data-based stats like these, which are not based on surveys, can be pretty useful – at least to get a broad overview of what is going […]

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HTTP Security Considerations - An Introduction To HTTP Basics

HTTP Security Considerations – An Introduction To HTTP Basics

HTTP is ubiquitous now with pretty much everything being powered by an API, a web application or some kind of cloud-based HTTP driven infrastructure. With that HTTP Security becomes paramount and to secure HTTP you have to understand it. HTTP is the protocol that powers the web and to penetrate via a web service it […]

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Metta - Information Security Adversarial Simulation Tool

Metta – Information Security Adversarial Simulation Tool

Metta is an information security preparedness tool in Python to help with adversarial simulation, this can help you check various detection and control capabilities within your organisation. This project uses Redis/Celery, python, and vagrant with virtualbox to do adversarial simulation. This allows you to test (mostly) your host based instrumentation but may also allow you […]

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Portspoof - Spoof All Ports Open & Emulate Valid Services

Portspoof – Spoof All Ports Open & Emulate Valid Services

The primary goal of the Portspoof program is to enhance your system security through a set of new camouflage techniques which spoof all ports open and also emulate valid services on every port. As a result, any attackers port scan results will become fairly meaningless and will require hours of effort to accurately identify which […]

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Bitdefender Releases FREE GandCrab Ransomware Decryption Tool

Bitdefender Releases FREE GandCrab Ransomware Decryption Tool

The latest ransomware kicking everyone’s ass is Gandcrab which has infected an estimated 50,000 computers, fortunately for the victims, Bitdefender has released a free Gandcrab ransomware decryption tool as a part of the No More Ransom Project. There’s nothing particularly notable about the ransomware itself other than it combines two existing exploit kits to compromise […]

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