Cybersecurity Insights

Jake Dennys

Foregenix Launch New WebScan Service!

10/08/18 09:17
Externally Scan Your Site For Free Now

Recently our security experts have been busy overhauling our free external scanning tool. Having done some fine tuning, added a plethora of new scanning capabilities and given it a lick of new paint, it's now ready for the public! 

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Facebook Ads Extension for Magento Leaking Magento Version

25/04/18 16:55

When looking for new websites to target, a typical hacker will try to find sites which will require as little effort as possible for them to breach. Ideally they are looking for sites that are running outdated versions of frameworks such as Magento and WordPress, which may be missing critical security patches. Once they have identified a site like this they can usually use a pre-made exploit instead of having to craft their own code to gain access to the server.

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Alex Constantinou

New malware affecting Zend Framework.

03/04/18 16:52

New forms of malware are being created and identified every day; discovering and exploiting vulnerabilities can be a lucrative business. 2014 saw 317 million new pieces of malware, equating to nearly 1 million new threats being released each day according to the Symantec Threat Report.  

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Mike Hinton

Is My Hosting Provider Protecting My Website?

04/10/17 10:55

Recently, it was discovered that over 14 million Verizon customers data, including PIN’s, had been exposed on an unprotected web server.  Three million WWE fan’s personal information was left exposed when it was discovered to be on an unprotected web server.  Both of these took place in the same month.  It happens more often than you’d think and the solution can be as simple as talking to your hosting provider.

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Ewan Gardner

Anatomy Of A Magento Attack: Froghopper

07/08/17 14:51

 

Magento is the most popular eCommerce web application in the world, with an estimated 236,000 live websites using the Content Management System (CMS)[1]. Available in both paid-for “enterprise” versions and free “community” versions, it powers some of the world's most popular websites including Huawai[2], Land Rover[3] and Helly Hansen[4]. However, common eCommerce platforms make popular targets for hackers and thieves looking to steal payment card information.

Like any web application, attackers will always look to exploit vulnerabilities in the underlying code before researchers can identify them and developers can fix them, but even an up-to-date and fully patched system can be left vulnerable if it is not configured properly or merchants do not follow information security best practice.

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Jake Dennys

Foregenix Launch New WebScan Service!

10/08/18 09:17
Externally Scan Your Site For Free Now

Recently our security experts have been busy overhauling our free external scanning tool. Having done some fine tuning, added a plethora of new scanning capabilities and given it a lick of new paint, it's now ready for the public! 

Read More

Facebook Ads Extension for Magento Leaking Magento Version

25/04/18 16:55

When looking for new websites to target, a typical hacker will try to find sites which will require as little effort as possible for them to breach. Ideally they are looking for sites that are running outdated versions of frameworks such as Magento and WordPress, which may be missing critical security patches. Once they have identified a site like this they can usually use a pre-made exploit instead of having to craft their own code to gain access to the server.

Read More
Alex Constantinou

New malware affecting Zend Framework.

03/04/18 16:52

New forms of malware are being created and identified every day; discovering and exploiting vulnerabilities can be a lucrative business. 2014 saw 317 million new pieces of malware, equating to nearly 1 million new threats being released each day according to the Symantec Threat Report.  

Read More
Mike Hinton

Is My Hosting Provider Protecting My Website?

04/10/17 10:55

Recently, it was discovered that over 14 million Verizon customers data, including PIN’s, had been exposed on an unprotected web server.  Three million WWE fan’s personal information was left exposed when it was discovered to be on an unprotected web server.  Both of these took place in the same month.  It happens more often than you’d think and the solution can be as simple as talking to your hosting provider.

Read More
Ewan Gardner

Anatomy Of A Magento Attack: Froghopper

07/08/17 14:51

 

Magento is the most popular eCommerce web application in the world, with an estimated 236,000 live websites using the Content Management System (CMS)[1]. Available in both paid-for “enterprise” versions and free “community” versions, it powers some of the world's most popular websites including Huawai[2], Land Rover[3] and Helly Hansen[4]. However, common eCommerce platforms make popular targets for hackers and thieves looking to steal payment card information.

Like any web application, attackers will always look to exploit vulnerabilities in the underlying code before researchers can identify them and developers can fix them, but even an up-to-date and fully patched system can be left vulnerable if it is not configured properly or merchants do not follow information security best practice.

Read More