What is Cryptojacking?

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by storm in the past few years, making it hard to miss all the buzz around Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. While the cryptocurrencies are far from new to cybercriminals, cryptojacking opens up new ways attackers can easily monetize compromised websites without the need to distribute malware. For the uninitiated, cryptocurrencies […]

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What are DNS zone transfers (AXFR)?

DNS (Domain Name System) is one of the many systems that keeps the Internet humming and is responsible for resolving human-readable hostnames into machine-readable IP addresses. DNS servers host what are known as zones. A DNS zone is a portion of the domain name space that is served by a DNS server, and will contain […]

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The Evolving Security Paradigm, Part 2

This post is part 2 of a two-part series that addresses the rapid changes in security paradigms. The change to security not only affects operation, it increases the level of complexity in security designs. The following post discusses the history of security paradigms and the challenges that arise from their change. Firewall Designs & the […]

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PHP Security Part 5: Top Tips

This final part in the series on PHP security concludes with tips for building a web application/system with security in mind. There are certain things which if done during the development cycle of a web application, will dramatically help reduce the risk of being exposed to a critical vulnerability. Some of those things include but […]

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