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Phishing – The Most Important Thing?

It seems like every day we see in the news that another organization was compromised. If we dig deep into the root cause of these breaches we find a very common theme – phishing. Phishing is the act of sending fraudulent emails or messages with the intention of tricking the recipient into revealing sensitive information

TLS Versions Explained

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a widely-used protocol for securing communications on the internet. TLS is responsible for establishing a secure and encrypted connection between two communicating devices, ensuring that the data transmitted between them is protected from eavesdropping, tampering, and other attacks. TLS has undergone several revisions over the years, with TLS 1.0 and

WordPress Security

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) in the world, powering over 40% of all websites on the internet. However, with great popularity comes a great responsibility to keep the WordPress installation secure. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the best practices that users should follow to ensure the

Data Privacy Day

What is Data Privacy? Data privacy is a critical issue in today’s digital age, as more and more personal information is being collected, stored, and shared by companies and organizations. It is important to ensure that individuals’ personal information is protected and kept private to prevent misuse and abuse. One of the major concerns with

Taking Over Organizr Accounts

Today we have another rate-limiting issue. While this one is not as impactful as the previous one – it’s still fun. Organizr is a self-hosted application written in PHP that basically helps you self-host other services at your home. It’s nifty application with a surprisingly large amount of functionality. We were recently poking at it

OWASP Top Ten – Injection

OWASP Top Ten – Injection Today’s entry in the OWASP Top Ten series is Injection. If we are going to call a vulnerability a classic, this would be it. In the latest version of the OWASP Top Ten, the venerable vulnerability Cross Site Scripting has been combined with other classic injections, such as SQL injection,

TutorTrac Multiple Stored XSS

TutorTrac Multiple Stored XSS Brackish researchers found authenticated stored cross-site-scripting (XSS) in TutorTrac version <= 4.2.170210. An authenticated attacker could utilize crafted input in several locations throughout the application to perform XSS attacks. This is a standard stored XSS attack that can be used to steal user’s sessions cookies, amongst other things.   Injection is a

OWASP Top Ten – Vulnerable and Outdated Components

Vulnerable and Outdated Components This is the first post in a series of posts that will cover the OWASP Top Ten. Today’s post will cover Vulnerable and Outdated Components. This is a very common vulnerability found in nearly every penetration test. It basically boils down to using software that has not been updated and/or software