OWASP TOP TEN VULNERABILITIES AS OF 2017

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has distributed another revision of its Top 10 vulnerabilities for 2017, as an update to their ranking last 2013. The OWASP Top 10 is a public security-awareness document that has been widely adopted as a guideline for classifying the severity of web-based security bugs, and is currently used Read more…

 

KASPERSKY FINALLY DISPUTED THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THEIR ANTIVIRUS

Kaspersky Lab is a Russian-based cyber-security provider.  Kaspersky Lab is the developer behind the popular Kaspersky anti-virus software. Last October 2017, Kaspersky was blamed by several security companies worldwide, especially US-based security agencies, for providing access on their anti-virus software to Russian intelligence.  It was reported that last 2015, a set of NSA hacking tools Read more…

 

WITH ANDROHACKBAR, ANDROID USERS NOW PERFORM SQL INJECTION ON THEIR DEVICES

Using ANDROHACKBAR, a mobile application, Android devices can now be used to perform SQL injections, test XXS holes and determine site security. ANDROHACKBAR is an Android application which performs similar to the Mozilla Firefox’ plug-in Hackbar. However, instead of the Hackbar, the ANDROHACKBAR is not a test tool. It can actually execute standard exploits against Read more…

 

FAKE WHATSAPP ON GOOGLE PLAY STORE DOWNLOADED BY MILLIONS

Around a million Android clients were tricked into downloading a phony form of the well-known messaging application WhatsApp claiming to be the official one.  The application was called “Update WhatsApp” accessible on official Google Play Store. WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware and cross-platform texting administration for smart phones.  It utilizes the Internet to make voice Read more…