Cybersecurity Insights

Kirsty Trainer

Highest Profile Hacks in 2018

22/01/19 17:27

Well-known companies such as British Airways, Marriott Hotels, and Facebook were breached in 2018, with the majority of them having lost a significant number of user records. We've compiled some of the highest profile breaches witnessed throughout the year.

 

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Ewan Gardner

Serious Vulnerability Discovered in Adminer database Administration Tool

18/01/19 17:19

Foregenix are warning all their partners this morning about a vulnerability discovered in the popular
database administration tool Adminer, affecting versions up to and including v4.6.2. The vulnerability
was discovered by security researchers Yashar Shahinzadeh and more recently Willem de Groot,
who publicised the potential impact to eCommerce sites using the software.

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Paul Taylor

Responsible Disclosure of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Discovered in NfSen and AlienVault OSSIM (Part 2)

17/04/18 15:43

Part 2 of 2 – Vulnerability details

This is the second and final post in our series about zero-day vulnerabilities we discovered in NfSen and AlienVault OSSIM. If you missed the first post, please click here to read about how our discovery of one zero-day vulnerability led to another three being discovered. As part of our responsible disclosure policy we contacted the vendors and assisted them with the process of developing patches.

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Jake Dennys

Cryptocurrency Malware Affects 55% Of Businesses Worldwide.

17/01/18 09:23

Earlier this month we discussed mining malware and how crypto’s popularity might have an effect on it’s usage. Well, a report from Check Point has found that 55% of businesses worldwide are now affected by crypto-miners. Hijacking a consumers GPU without their knowledge will reflect badly on your company and in turn damage your reputation. Being aware of the current threat landscape puts you in the drivers seat when keeping your website secure, so let's take a look.

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Zacharias Pigadas

Introducing: XOR-Based SQL Injection

25/10/17 10:27

Having such an exposure to application related testing means we have seen our share of vulnerabilities. These range across different categories, attempts of mitigation, good practices, bad practices, the full monty. Every once in a while, a vulnerability appears whose exploitation makes you scratch your head, scream at the computer screen, or just walk away in the hopes that the solution will present itself in the next morning.

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Kirsty Trainer

Highest Profile Hacks in 2018

22/01/19 17:27

Well-known companies such as British Airways, Marriott Hotels, and Facebook were breached in 2018, with the majority of them having lost a significant number of user records. We've compiled some of the highest profile breaches witnessed throughout the year.

 

Read More
Ewan Gardner

Serious Vulnerability Discovered in Adminer database Administration Tool

18/01/19 17:19

Foregenix are warning all their partners this morning about a vulnerability discovered in the popular
database administration tool Adminer, affecting versions up to and including v4.6.2. The vulnerability
was discovered by security researchers Yashar Shahinzadeh and more recently Willem de Groot,
who publicised the potential impact to eCommerce sites using the software.

Read More
Paul Taylor

Responsible Disclosure of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Discovered in NfSen and AlienVault OSSIM (Part 2)

17/04/18 15:43

Part 2 of 2 – Vulnerability details

This is the second and final post in our series about zero-day vulnerabilities we discovered in NfSen and AlienVault OSSIM. If you missed the first post, please click here to read about how our discovery of one zero-day vulnerability led to another three being discovered. As part of our responsible disclosure policy we contacted the vendors and assisted them with the process of developing patches.

Read More
Jake Dennys

Cryptocurrency Malware Affects 55% Of Businesses Worldwide.

17/01/18 09:23

Earlier this month we discussed mining malware and how crypto’s popularity might have an effect on it’s usage. Well, a report from Check Point has found that 55% of businesses worldwide are now affected by crypto-miners. Hijacking a consumers GPU without their knowledge will reflect badly on your company and in turn damage your reputation. Being aware of the current threat landscape puts you in the drivers seat when keeping your website secure, so let's take a look.

Read More
Zacharias Pigadas

Introducing: XOR-Based SQL Injection

25/10/17 10:27

Having such an exposure to application related testing means we have seen our share of vulnerabilities. These range across different categories, attempts of mitigation, good practices, bad practices, the full monty. Every once in a while, a vulnerability appears whose exploitation makes you scratch your head, scream at the computer screen, or just walk away in the hopes that the solution will present itself in the next morning.

Read More