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Your Smart Scale is Leaking More than Your Weight: Privacy Issues in IoT

These days IoT devices are an easy entry point for malicious users to invade users privacy. With that in mind, we tested the AEG Smart Scale PW 5653 BT, specifically the Bluetooth ...
Disaster Recovery: Data Center or Host Infrastructure Reroute

Disaster Recovery: Data Center or Host Infrastructure Reroute

Companies, even large ones, haven’t considered disaster recovery plans outside of their primary cloud providers own infrastructure as regularly as they should. In March of this year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) had ...
Bank of Spain Reveals Its Website Suffered a DoS Attack

Bank of Spain Reveals Its Website Suffered a DoS Attack

The Bank of Spain revealed that bad actors used a denial-of-service (DoS) attack to temporarily disrupt access to its website. On 27 August, a spokesperson for Spain’s central bank disclosed the attack ...
WAFs Should Do A Lot More Against Current Threats Than Covering OWASP Top 10

WAFs Should Do A Lot More Against Current Threats Than Covering OWASP Top 10

Looking in the rearview mirror The application threat landscape has rapidly evolved. For years, users consumed applications over the internet using the common tool – web browsers. At every point in time, ...
SIP Protection: What Your SIP Security Solution Should Have

SIP Protection: What Your SIP Security Solution Should Have

SIP-enabled devices have gained widespread use in recent times. With more and more VoIP applications that use SIP as their signalling protocol being developed these days, the industry should put greater emphasis ...
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How We Found & Exploited a Layer 7 DoS Attack on FogBugz

Modern day Denial of Service (DoS) attacks cause much consternation in the web security industry because they are so inexpensive, easy... and devastating! While the cost of conducting such attacks decreases by ...
DEF CON 21 - Ming Chow - Abusing NoSQL Databases

Application Level Denial of Service – An In-Depth Guide

Denial of Service attacks that bring down popular websites often involve thousands of hacked consumer devices and servers. While these attacks mainly aim to overwhelm the target system with traffic, in order ...