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  • Dangerous CSRF attacks up 132%

    23.04.2013

    FireHost has announced today its Q1 2013 web application attack statistics, detailing the type and number of the most dangerous cyberattacks blocked by the firewalls that protect its servers in the U.S.

  • Client-Side Attacks and Defense

    20.03.2013

    Authors: Rob Shimonski and Sean-Philip Oriyano Pages: 296 Publisher: Syngress ISBN: 1597495905 Introduction Whether it's security vulnerabilities in software used by millions of home users and employees, or the natural human tendency to trust what comes at us, but even the most complex and far-reaching attacks today start with the compromise of a single endpoint.

  • Cross-site scripting attacks up 160%

    29.01.2013

    Each quarter, FireHost reports on the Superfecta – a group of four cyberattacks that are the most dangerous – and warns that both Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection attacks have become even more prevalent since the third quarter of 2012.

  • Security vulnerabilities in ESPN ScoreCenter mobile app

    18.01.2013

    ESPN ScoreCenter, one of the most popular mobile sports apps on the market, has significant security vulnerabilities that could compromise users’ mobile devices, including the threat of data theft.

  • Tumblr worm proliferated due to XSS flaw

    04.12.2012

    Yesterday's worm rampage that left many a Tumblr site "defaced" with a message by Internet troll group GNAA was the result of improper input sanitation.




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How to keep your contactless payments secure

Posted on 19 September 2014.  |  Fraudsters can pickpocket a victim’s financial data using low-cost electronics that can fit into a rucksack. Here are the top security threats you should be aware of if you’re using a RF-based card, along with our top safety tips to keep your payments secure.


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