US Police Servers Breached in New Anonymous Attack

On the 31st of July 2011, the system administrator of Brooks-Jeffrey Marketing (BJM) was working on his newly upgraded servers. At exactly the same time a hacker was slowly sniffing his way through the same systems and picking up everything in his tracks. The hacker had rooted the system so deeply that he was able to report […]

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Suggest ideas and participate in the evolution of Acunetix WVS

Since its conception in 2005, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner has provided a comprehensive set of security analysis tools to countless web designers, administrators, and consultants around the world; and has successfully protected thousands of web applications from the ever-present threat of hackers. Over the years, the numerous customers and testers of WVS have contributed priceless […]

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htaccess Files and WordPress Security

Adding server-side protection around the WordPress wp-admin folder is like adding a second layer of protection to your WordPress admin area, login page and files. Server-side protection can be added by adding a .htaccess file (directory level configuration file) in your wp-admin WordPress sub directory. Most common attacks against WordPress have been brute force attacks, […]

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VIDEO: SQL Injection tutorial

SQL Injection is perhaps one of the most common application layer attack techniques used today, mainly used by malicious users to steal data from organizations. It is a type of attack that takes advantage of improper coding of your web applications that allows a malicious user to inject SQL commands into a form on your […]

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Are You Visiting a Safe Website?

Nowadays, website malware, online scams and other sorts of web security hazards have become a common nuisance. How can anyone be safe with dangerous websites popping up constantly? Well, you can easily spot if you are on a hacked website or not by following some of these helpful tips. Use a Website Adviser There are […]

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