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  • Nearly all websites have serious security vulnerabilities

    17.07.2015

    A new Acunetix report on 5,500 companies comprising 15,000 website and network scans, performed on over 1.9 million files, finds nearly half of the web applications scanned contained a high security vulnerability such as XSS or SQL Injection, while almost 4 in 5 web applications were affected by a ‘medium security’ vulnerability.

  • Akamai and Trustwave unite to protect businesses from online threats

    02.06.2015

    Akamai Technologies, provider of content delivery network services, and managed security services firm Trustwave announced at Infosecurity Europe 2015 a new strategic alliance designed to help businesses more effectively fight a wide range of malicious online activities through vulnerability assessment, denial of service prevention and incident response.

  • Companies stay vulnerable to web attacks for far too long

    21.05.2015

    While no true security best practices exist, the key is in identifying the security metrics that mean the most to the organization and focusing on those activities to remediate specific vulnerabilities, according to a new WhiteHat Security report.

  • DDoS attacks double, old web application attack vectors still active

    20.05.2015

    Akamai Technologies analyzed thousands of DDoS attacks as well as nearly millions of web application attack triggers across the Akamai Edge network.

  • Millions of WordPress sites risk hijacking due to flaw in default theme

    07.05.2015

    Guess what? Unless your site is hosted by one of 11 specific web hosts, it's time to patch your WordPress installation again! Netsparker researchers have recently unearthed a vulnerability affecting one popular theme installed by default in all WordPress installations, and which can be exploited by attackers to take control of vulnerable WP sites.




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Chrome extension thwarts user profiling based on typing behavior

Infosec consultant Paul Moore came up with a working solution to thwart a type of behavioral profiling. The result is a Chrome extension called Keyboard Privacy, which prevents profiling of users by the way they type by randomizing the rate at which characters reach the DOM.


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