How to avoid eBay hack attacks

Back in September, eBay made the headlines due to a number of Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities found on their site. Following pressure from security experts and users, a few of these vulnerabilities were patched, although eBay were quoted as saying they would not remove the active content functionality which allows such attacks. In September, […]

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WordPress Security Tips – Part 2

Be Selective When Choosing Plugins and Themes WordPress allows you to extend and customize your site with thousands of plugins and themes. While extending your site’s capabilities and customization is important, it should not come at the price of your website’s security. Even if your WordPress installation, plugins and themes are all up to date, […]

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Acunetix represented at OWASP Germany

On the 9th of December the OWASP Germany conference was held in Hamburg, Germany. Acunetix partners Voquz were in attendance to discuss with visitors how Acunetix can help to protect against the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities and others. The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to conceive, develop, […]

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WordPress Security Tips – Part 1

Basic Security Measures With WordPress running on 1 in 5 sites on the Internet, it is no surprise that they are a very popular target for both experienced hackers and script-kiddies alike. The following are a few measures that can be taken to address some basic security holes or malpractices that are commonly present in […]

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Top tips to secure your web server

Powering over 90% of the world wide web, Apache, IIS and nginx are considered the 3 most important web servers. They are considered to be easy to get up and running, have an active development team behind them and react quickly to security issues. Most companies running these web servers trust the communication to the […]

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