5 Common Attacks Against Web Applications

Every business has started focussing on its online presence, and a website or web application is one of the easiest ways to start off. Many businesses use web applications as their primary income source, i.e., e-commerce stores. However, web applications are becoming lucrative targets for attackers. Attacks on web applications may not be as much popular as … Continued

What is SQL Injection (SQL)?

SQL Injection (SQL) is an injection attack on web applications that allows an attacker to execute malicious SQL statements. These statements are targeted on a database server behind a web application. SQL application vulnerabilities are used by attackers to bypass web application security measures implemented by an organization. If successfully exploited, an attacker bypasses authentication … Continued

What is Cross-site Scripting (XSS), and how can you fix it?

What is Cross-site Scripting (XSS)?  XSS, or Cross-site scripting, is a type of attack on a web application that allows an attacker to compromise the visitors of the infected web application. By exploiting XSS vulnerability, an attacker can inject malicious scripts on a page of the infected web application. These scripts get executed when a user … Continued

How to choose a web application security scanner?

For the decision-makers of an organization, selecting a web application security scanner for their business can be an overwhelming process as there is a lot at stake. An efficient web application security scanner can add value to the business, while a wrong decision can have significant negative impacts on the business. In this article, we will … Continued