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  • Disqus WordPress plugin vulnerabilities

    14.08.2014

    During a penetration testing for a client, Australian based independent security consultant Nik Cubrilovic, discovered a couple of security issues within the very popular Disqus WordPress plugin.

  • Quarter of all UK attacks target web services and applications

    23.06.2014

    A comprehensive analysis of security alerts in 2013 reveals that a quarter of all attacks in the UK were application specific attacks or targeted at web applications.

  • In wake of breach, eBay has to deal with multiple web vulnerabilities

    26.05.2014

    As eBay flounders while trying to adequately respond to the breach it disclosed last week, and deems weak passwords to be good but stronger ones to be weak, researchers are coming forth with vulnerabilities affecting the company's web properties.

  • XSS bug in popular Chinese site exploited to launch DDoS attack

    28.04.2014

    DDoS mitigation firm Incapsula has put a stop to the speculations that the video content provider whose vulnerable website was misused to launch a DDoS attack was YouTube, and has revealed that it was actually Sohu.com, currently the 27th most visited website in the world.

  • Trends in web application security

    07.02.2014

    Despite web application vendors being more responsive and releasing security patches much faster than in 2012, new research revealed that it is still taking an average of over two weeks for critical vulnerabilities to be fixed.




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What can we learn from the top 10 biggest data breaches?

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  Here's a list of the top 10 biggest data breaches of the last five years. It identifies the cause of each breach as well as the resulting financial and reputation damage suffered by each company.


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