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July 27, 2020
Adsterra and Propeller Ads were implicated in past malvertising threats such the Master134 campaign. Now the two ad networks are linked to new malicious activity.
January 13, 2020
Signal Sciences co-founder and CEO Andrew Peterson explains why web application security often gets shortchanged and what his next-gen WAF company is doing to change that.
September 24, 2019
Cloudflare takes its first steps in keeping malicious bots from attacking customers by using complex challenges to waste a bot's CPU resources in an attempt to disincentivize more bots.
May 29, 2019
A security researcher found that malicious actors have been scanning database servers for MySQL ransomware targets running on Windows, but mitigation should be relatively easy.
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Bot management tools can help enterprises combat bad bots, prevent web and image scraping, and ensure ethical data use -- all while maintaining a positive end-user experience. Continue Reading
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SSL/TLS security is continuously improving, and there are steps site owners should take to ensure the safety of their SSL certificates, websites and users. Read on to learn more. Continue Reading
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A Mozilla vulnerability duplicated in the Browser Reaper set of DoS proofs of concept caused Chrome, Firefox and Safari to crash. Learn why and how this occurred. Continue Reading
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Securing remote connections is critical, especially in a pandemic. Enact these RDP security best practices at your organization to prevent ransomware, brute-force attacks and more. Continue Reading
Exploiting an HTTP request smuggling vulnerability can result in the inadvertent execution of unauthorized HTTP requests. Learn how to defend web environments from this attack. Continue Reading
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