Web Server Threats and Countermeasures News
February 24, 2017
The Cloudflare bug in CDN is fixed after causing sensitive customer data to leak. Google Project Zero discovered the flaw, and users were warned to change passwords.
December 29, 2016
A bypass for the patch of a remote code execution vulnerability in the PHPMailer library prompted a second patch release for the popular library used by millions of websites.
December 14, 2016
A new Certificate Transparency Monitoring tool from Facebook may help webmasters track and vet TLS certificates, as well as improve integrity and security for HTTPS traffic.
July 18, 2016
Responsible disclosure wins as researchers roll out branded website for 'httpoxy,' a set of vulnerabilities in server-side web apps that use the HTTP_PROXY variable.
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A web shell from the JexBoss security tool was used to exploit servers through an unpatched JBoss vulnerability. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to prevent similar attacks. Continue Reading
As SSL technology evolves and changes, new vulnerabilities begin to cause problems. Expert Rob Shapland explains how security professionals can overcome these SSL security issues. Continue Reading
A DROWN attack can occur through more than a third of all HTTPS connections. Expert Michael Cobb explains how DROWN enables man-in-the-middle attacks and mitigation steps to take. Continue Reading
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In this excerpt from chapter two of DNS Security: Defending the Domain Name System, authors Allan Liska and Geoffrey Stowe discuss why DNS security is important. Continue Reading
ProxyBack malware turns infected user systems into Internet proxies, which can obfuscate the attack source. Expert Nick Lewis explains how the malware works, and its purpose. Continue Reading
While a walled garden can help secure Web browsers, they are not seen as beneficial by all. Expert Michael Cobb explains why. Continue Reading
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SSL attacks such as Heartbleed, POODLE and Shellshock have placed countless enterprises at risk. Learn how these different attacks work, and how they can be prevented or mitigated. Continue Reading
Microsoft is ending support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, yet many organizations will still run W2K3 beyond this date. Learn how to keep your enterprise safe. Continue Reading
Denial-of-service attacks may be impossible to prevent, but that doesn't mean there aren't ways to protect Web applications from them. Continue Reading
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Address bar spoofing attacks can be detrimental to an organization. Expert Michael Cobb details several vulnerabilities and explains how to defend against the threat. Continue Reading
Man-in-the-middle attack defense requires careful, layered security. Michael Cobb reviews the tactics enterprises should employ to stay secure. Continue Reading
Application security expert Michael Cobb discusses the risks of Web browser extensions and what enterprises can do to counter browser plug-in threats. Continue Reading