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What are Weak Hashing Algorithms

“SSL Certificate signed using weak hashing algorithm” refers to a security vulnerability in the SSL/TLS certificate used by a website. A hashing algorithm is used to create a unique digital signature for the certificate, which is then used to encrypt communications between the website and its visitors. If a weak hashing algorithm is used, the

Attack Surface Management

Introduction  External attack surface management (ASM) refers to the process of identifying, analyzing, and mitigating security risks and vulnerabilities that originate from outside an organization’s network. The focus of external ASM is to protect against threats such as hackers, cybercriminals, and malicious software that can target public-facing systems and applications. These threats can pose a

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 – Insufficient Logging & Monitoring

Insufficient Logging & Monitoring This week’s entry in the OWASP Top Ten series is Insufficient Logging & Monitoring. This is one of those things that organizations often don’t realize they are missing until it is too late. People sometimes overlook this one because it’s not an attack or a threat in the common usage of

OWASP Top Ten – Vulnerable and Outdated Components

Vulnerable and Outdated Components This is the first post in a series of posts that will cover the OWASP Top Ten. Today’s post will cover Vulnerable and Outdated Components.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