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.
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Posted on 15 October 2014. | Lynis unearths vulnerabilities, configuration errors, and provides tips for system hardening. It is written in shell script, installation is not required and can be performed with a privileged or non-privileged account.
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