Deserialization Attacks Surge Motivated by Illegal Crypto-mining

Imperva’s research group is constantly monitoring new web application vulnerabilities. In doing so, we’ve noticed at least four major insecure deserialization vulnerabilities that were published in the past year. Our analysis shows that, in the past three months, the number of deserialization attacks has grown by 300 percent on average, turning them into a serious
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The State of Web Application Vulnerabilities in 2017

As a web application firewall provider, part of our job at Imperva is constantly monitoring new security vulnerabilities. To do this, we use internal software that collects information from various data sources such as vulnerability databases, newsletters, forums, social media and more, integrate it into a single repository, and assess each vulnerability’s priority. Having this
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