The automatic tools that are available online save the attacker the trouble of studying attack methods and coming up with exploits to applications’ vulnerabilities. An attacker can just pick a set of automatic attack tools from the ones that are freely available online, install them, point them at lucrative targets, and reap the results.
In this video, Rob Rachwald, Director of Security Strategy at Imperva, talks about how attackers are using automation to carry out attacks on web applications. Rob talks about Imperva's research into the most frequently used automated tools and also discusses how you can identify automated hacking.
Posted on 1 October 2014. | Members of a computer hacking ring have been charged with breaking into computer networks of prominent technology companies and the US Army and stealing more than $100 million in intellectual property and other proprietary data.
Posted on 1 October 2014. | Researchers looking into the mobile malware attack directed against Hong Kong protesters using Android devices have discovered that the attackers can also target iOS device owners - if the device is jailbroken.
Posted on 29 September 2014. | As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.
Posted on 25 September 2014. | In this interview, Ravi Ithal, Chief Architect at Netskope, discusses the top threats to cloud security and how they are changing the way we're using the cloud. e also talks about how the power of the cloud influences the agility of a modern security architecture.