"web application security" tag

‘India has immense under-utilised talent in the cloud security space’

Website security is getting increasingly challenging with ‘innovative’ attacks emerging every day. But, thankfully, as threats increase, so do the security measures. Diksha P Gupta from Open Source For You spoke to Ritesh…

Samurai

Web Application Penetration Testing Using Samurai

This article introduces you to penetration-testing of Web applications. Also included is some hands-on work with a Web-testing framework called Samurai. Penetration testing, affectionately called pen-testing, involves testing a piece of software, or…

File uploads

Secure Upload Methods in PHP

Here’s how to deal with file upload attacks against sites developed in PHP, and how to write more secure code to prevent these attacks. In most Web applications, developers provide upload file functionality…

Locked up!

Securing Apache, Part 4: Cross-site Tracing (XST) & Cross-site History Manipulation (XSHM)

This series of articles addresses the Web security concerns of information security experts, systems administrators and all those who want to jump-start their careers in this domain. This time we will delve deeper…

Security measures

Securing Apache, Part 2: XSS Injections

In the previous article in this series, we started our journey to a secured Apache by dissecting its internals. We then looked at various attacks against Web applications via injection flaws, beginning with…

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