Web Server Threats and Countermeasures News
January 18, 2016
The Internet Systems Consortium released a critical patch for DHCP servers that fixed a flaw that could lead to denial-of-service attacks.
November 19, 2015
The DNSSEC protocol is a flawed solution to certificate authorities, but experts said any controversy surrounding the potential spying is more misunderstanding than fact.
May 20, 2015
Google's new Chrome extension policy mandates that all users and developers must install web browser extensions from the Chrome Web Store.
January 30, 2015
PHP applications, including WordPress, are vulnerable to the GHOST Linux exploit, but overall the flaw may not be as dangerous as first thought.
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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
Opportunistic encryption offers encryption for servers that don't support HTTPS. Expert Michael Cobb explains how it works and how it can help Web security. 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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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
Are read-only domain controllers a more secure option for setting up domain services in a DMZ than using a separate domain? Expert Kevin Beaver explains. Continue Reading
The Border Router Security Tool aims to improve router security to boost Internet safety. Expert Kevin Beaver explains its place in the enterprise. Continue Reading
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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
Continuing with Windows Server 2003 after its end-of-life date is a problem waiting to happen. Michael Cobb offers pointers on an upgrade. 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