10 Questions to Ask a Bot-Mitigation Vendor

10 Questions to Ask a Bot-Mitigation Vendor

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You figured out that you have a bot problem. Maybe you have a high account takeover (ATO) rate, or someone’s cracking all your gift cards, or scraping your site. You tried to ...
Shape Connect

On The Launch of Shape Connect

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The war against "fake" begins today, with the launch of Shape Connect ...
Do You Need a WAF, or Something Better than a WAF?

Do You Need a WAF, or Something Better than a WAF?

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“The king is dead! Long live the king!” The jarring conflict embodied in this timeless hoorah is about to apply to the application security space. Subjects are giving up on the old ...

What your login success rate says about your threat surface

One of the problems with imitation attacks such as sophisticated credential stuffing is that they are designed to blend in with legitimate traffic. How can you measure something that you can’t detect? ...
5 Rando Stats from Watching eCrime All Day Every Day

5 Rando Stats from Watching eCrime All Day Every Day

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David Holmes here, cub reporter for Shape Security. While I’m luxuriating in United Airlines steerage class, our crack SOC team is back at HQ slaving away over their dashboards as tidal waves ...
Testing Robustness

Extreme Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

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Prediction blogs are fun but also kind of dangerous because we’re putting in writing educated guesses that may never come true and then we look, um, wrong. Also dangerous because if we’re ...
Reverse Engineering JS by example

Reverse Engineering JS by example

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flatmap-stream payload A In November, the npm package event-stream was exploited via a malicious dependency, flatmap-stream. The whole ordeal was written up here and the focus of this post is to use ...
Who should own the burden of security?

The Best of Shape Security 2018

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Focus on the Good Things There are already too many blogs focusing on the bad things that happened this year. Focusing on the bad things in life makes you miss the good ...
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2018 in Review: The Top Four Takeaways in Security

Our last blog of 2018 takes a closer look at four critical security developments and trends … and how we can apply to improve security and compliance in 2019. Whether you’re looking ...
Better Together: Partnering with Okta

Better Together: Partnering with Okta

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Every day, nearly 10 million valid credentials fall into the hands of criminals, fueling massive amounts of fraud. Shape’s new partnership with Okta aims to eliminate this fraud by providing Okta customers ...
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