Visit Acunetix at Security Leaders in Sao Paulo

Sunlit Technologies the Acunetix distributor for Brazil, will be exhibiting at the 6th edition of Security Leaders in Sao Paulo on 18th and 19th November 2015, at Fecomércio / SP – Rua Doutor Plinio Barreto, 285 – Sao Paulo. About Security Leaders in Sao Paulo Since 2010, Security Leaders and the Brazilian IT market have been following a broad discussion […]

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SQLi part 6: Out-of-band SQLi

Out-of-band SQL injection is not very common, mostly because it depends on features being enabled on the database server being used by the web application. Out-of-band SQL injection occurs when an attacker is unable to use the same channel to launch the attack and gather results. Out-of-band techniques, offer an attacker an alternative to inferential […]

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Gitex Technology Week 2015 highlights

Comguard, the Acunetix distributor based in Dubai, recently participated in GITEX 2015 between the 18th and 22nd October 2015. Acunetix was showcased as one of the key vendors for Comguard at one of the largest and most important ICT on the planet. Now in its 35th year, the 2015 event was attended by over 130,000 […]

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SQLi part 5: Inferential SQLi (Blind SQLi)

Inferential SQL injection, unlike in-band SQLi, may take longer for an attacker to exploit, however, it is just as dangerous as any other form of SQL injection. In an inferential SQLi attack, no data is actually transferred via the web application and the attacker would not be able to see the result of an attack […]

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The Draft UK Investigatory Powers Bill

This week a draft ‘Investigatory Powers Bill’ was released by Home Secretary Theresa May and is receiving a great deal of media intention, instead being dubbed the UK ‘Surveillance Bill’. What’s it for? The bill is introduced as being for consolidation of all the laws governing communications data, in order to make it more straightforward […]

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In the headlines: TalkTalk breach, Joomla and Drupal patches, CISA bill, 1000 KKK members, and more

TalkTalk breach could affect 4 million users Another cellphone provider has hit the headlines with a breach; this time the UK provider TalkTalk. Following an attack which occurred in February, this latest breach happened last week and the company has admitted that not all stolen data was encrypted. Information stolen includes names, credit card details, […]

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SQLi part 4: In-band SQLi (Classic SQLi)

SQL injection can be classified into three major categories – In-band SQLi, Inferential SQLi and Out-of-band SQLi. In this article we shall be exploring In-band SQL Injection. In-band SQLi (Classic SQLi) In-band SQL injection is the most common and easy-to-exploit of SQL injection attacks. In-band SQL injection occurs when an attacker is able to use […]

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000webhost Breach Exposes 13 Million Passwords

000webhost is one of the most popular free hosting providers out on the Internet. Unfortunately for them and their users, all their 13 million user accounts have had their usernames and passwords leaked through what was eventually revealed to be a database breach via an exploit of a vulnerability in an old version of PHP. […]

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