But Compliance is Someone Else’s Job!

Regulatory ‘compliance’ – it’s a dirty word in business today. Perhaps that’s because we’re being force-fed more and more rules that various governing bodies believe are the best ways for us to run our businesses. Regardless of what side of the government growth – and IT governance – equation you’re on, IT compliance is here […]

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Protecting Your Brand with a Secure Website

These days, everyone and their grandmother has a website or blog. It’s becoming more and more common for the average person to have a website, whether it’s for informational purposes or as a way to promote a product or service. Either way, there is a ton of competition on the web which results in higher […]

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MySQL.com Victim of SQL Injection Attack

Introduction On 27th March 2011 a message was posted on the popular Full Disclosure mailing list exposing a recent hack against the website mysql.com. This vulnerability was apparently also reported by a hacker called TinKode, who also claims to have found a cross site scripting attack on the same web site in January. SQL Injection […]

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"Acunetix Quickly Detects a Wide Variety of Vulnerabilities"

With all the talk lately, especially in the OWASP LinkedIn forum, about the most expensive web scanners being the so-called best, Infosec Island have put the far more affordable Web Vulnerability Scanners to the test. By using two well known web applications that were purposely developed with vulnerabilities in order to facilitate web application testing and research […]

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Do you have WordPress Security? Part II

In part I of Do you have WordPress Security, we asked some vital questions relating to keeping your WordPress website and blog secure. Here is the concluding part of the article. Secure WordPress Plugins WordPress plugins are another classic example of how hackers are quickly finding inroads to people’s websites even before the authors of […]

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Do you have WordPress Security?

WordPress has become the leading Blogging platform and Content Management System (CMS) for users all over the world. Larger firms are now turning to WordPress due to the numerous benefits and features it provides. However, just like every piece of software, there are security vulnerabilities that you should watch out for. When it launched back in […]

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Has a Website Virus Infiltrated Your Site?

The internet waters aren’t safe anymore as malware and hackers prowl online businesses. Just when you think you have things ticking over nicely, bam! you have a website virus! Website viruses can show up and set you back for weeks in functionality and reputation. The worst thing about hackers is that they can attack your […]

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