It all started a few months ago when I was visiting Lester Chan’s website looking for some information about one of his plugins. Lester Chan has written a good number of very popular WordPress plugins that are used by millions of people. Some of the most popular ones are WP-PageNavi, WP-DBManager, WP-PostRatings, WP-Polls and WP-PostViews. While […]
Sega Corporation has joined the increasingly long list of video game companies to suffer a data breach. In an email sent to members of its Sega Pass service, it admitted that the user accounts over almost 1.3 million users had been compromised.
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US Air Force Chooses Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner to Secure Against Web Application Vulnerabilities USA, June 13 2011 – Acunetix, developer of leading website security scanning software, today announced that the United States Air Force has selected Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner to defend against millions of cyber-attacks every day.
Failing to protect your website and its contents can result in your site being hacked and exposed to vicious malware and trojans. Many web-based businesses have failed because of a lack of website security and there have been many cases of people having their personal information stolen as a result. Additionally, Google may blacklist your website […]
One of the most common questions I get is “What’s your take on cloud security?” Well, my answer is relatively straightforward: never assume that all’s well just because someone says it is. In other words trust but verify.
As I wrote in my previous post about low-hanging fruit and the 2011 Verizon Data Breach Report, I’m a strong believer in finding out where your Web systems are bleeding and focusing on those issues first. It’s the basic principle of triage – finding, and fixing, the urgent issues on the important systems. The thing […]
Having a secure website isn’t just about preventing website hackers from gaining access to your site, but preventing specific damage from the result of your site being compromised. Web hacking might be a little more serious than many people think, as it has been found that most websites are not fully secure. Recent studies show […]
An updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 has now been released. The new build features a number of bug fixes. Bug Fixes: Fixed: The Acusensor Technology files were updated incorrectly. Fixed: Access Violation when scan is stopped. Fixed: User interface incorrect behaviour. How to Upgrade to Build 20110518: On starting up Acunetix […]
Malware, otherwise referred to as a Malicious Software Program, is harmful software which can infiltrate your website and cause major irreversible damage via website hacking. Website malware can find its way into your site, perform modifications to your content, and gain access to not only your own personal information, but your customer’s sensitive information as […]