25 posts from July 2011

July 28, 2011

SailPoint has recently released their survey results regarding employee behavior with respect to corporate data. An interesting figure indicates that 24% of the surveyed Brits mentioned they would copy electronic data and files to take...Read More
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July 27, 2011

There has been a lot of interest surrounding our Web Application Attack Report (WAAR). We have also received quite a few questions regarding the report. We hope this FAQ will clarify some points and respond...Read More
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July 26, 2011

Blackhat conference is around the corner and we're beginning to receive glimpses of upcoming talks. One of the presentations will show attendees how to manipulate a Mac battery in order to install malware. Cool? Yeah!...Read More
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July 25, 2011

As a part of its ongoing Hacker Intelligence Initiative, Imperva’s Application Defense Center (ADC) observed and categorized attacks across 30 applications as well as The Onion Router (TOR) traffic, monitoring more than 10 million individual...Read More
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July 24, 2011

The sad news about Amy Winehouse's passing isn't, unfortunately, sad for everyone. As we saw with Bin Laden's death, the hacker underground moves quickly to exploit current events. Below you see the process underway as...Read More
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July 22, 2011

US-CERT has come out with its security recommendations: http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-200A.html We are glad to see the heightened attention on web applications. Specifically, the security alert states: “Use an application proxy in front of web servers to...Read More
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The Onion's brilliant piece on the impact of the Anonymous arrests.Read More
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July 21, 2011

Today's Wall Street Journal features a story on small firms being targeted by hackers. For anyone in security, this confirms what we already knew (for example, Imperva recently spun off Incapsula who sells a web...Read More
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July 20, 2011

Imperva's Tal Be'ery analyzed the recent Google malware issue. I would say it’s probably a boy in the browser attack (BITB). See our original post on the subject almost half a year ago: http://blog.imperva.com/2011/02/boy-in-the-broswer.html There...Read More
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Imperva's Tal Be'ery explains how The Sun was hacked. Bottom line: Lulzsec are using webapp vulnerabilities (as we said earlier). If you don't want to be the next lulzsec victim, invest in your web application...Read More
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