9 posts from August 2012

August 27, 2012

Why did they do it? They claim it was payback for law enforcement arresting hackers. How did they do it? Mostly via SQL injection. Looking at the data dumps reveals the use of the tool...Read More
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August 23, 2012

Lots of press on the Aramco virus and DDoS attack. But there are two key points that should be emphasized about the breach: This is the first significant use of malware in a hacktivist attack....Read More
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August 15, 2012

Great interview with Imperva CEO Shlomo Kramer in Forbes. The most interesting passage: Companies tend to react to cyber attacks rather than prepare for them, and malicious hackers meanwhile learn new tricks to circumvent the...Read More
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August 13, 2012

While running for President, former US Senator Paul Tsongas famously said, “That's a good question. Let me try to evade you.” He didn't make it past the primaries. There was a lot of discussion about...Read More
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August 08, 2012

A recent Anonymous video admits that they’ve been fairly quiet lately. From an American and Western European perspective, this is somewhat true. In 2010, Anonymous built a reputation with Operation Payback. Since then, there have...Read More
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August 07, 2012

Today, Imperva's ADC released the results of the third Web Application Attack Report (WAAR), which reveals that: The median annual attack incidents on the 50 Web applications observed was 274 times a year, with one...Read More
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August 06, 2012

With all the fuss around application attack vectors that keep hitting the headlines, there is always one element that evades eyes and ears, Application Denial Of Service (AppDoS). Why? Mainly because of a generic misconception...Read More
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August 03, 2012

The bill, it seems, is a no go. With all the cyber attacks, why did it fail? It was all sticks, no carrots. If the government wants to impose regulations and compliance, it should at...Read More
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August 02, 2012

According the hackers: wnd target : www.pearl.fr Category : french e-commerce website, not that big, not that small Type : SQLi (PHP/MySQL) + various XSS Total loss : 729115+ customers accounts compromised with e-mails/passwd 1115050+...Read More
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