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 25 July 2014. | Amanda Strassle, IT Senior Director of Data Center Service Delivery at Seagate Technology, talks about enterprise backup issues, illustrates how the cloud shaping an IT department's approach to backup and disaster recovery, and more.
Posted on 24 July 2014. | The firewall turned 25, and McAfee is celebrating with an infographic that creatively depicts its lifetime. If you take a moment to scan the infographic, you’ll notice the firewall's introduction and evolution coincide with certain security events.
Posted on 23 July 2014. | Cybercriminals no longer send out thousands of emails at random hoping to get a handful of hits, today they create highly targeted phishing emails which are tailored to suit their recipients.