Infographic: Statistics About the Security State of 104 Open Source Web Applications

Every year we publish a number of statistics about the vulnerabilities which the Netsparker web application security scanner automatically identified in open source web applications. Netsparker is a heuristic web application security scanner, so all th…

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Cyber and Securities – Financial Institutions Attack Landscape

Recently Italian bank Unicredit suffered two security breaches. Data of 400,000 customers was stolen, including loan account numbers and Personally Identifiable Information (PII). There is a suspicion the breach had to do with interaction with a 3rd party. This incident is the latest reported in a long history of cyber-attacks against financial institutions. Every hack […]

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Preparedness & Cyber Risk Reduction Part Five C: Operations-Based Exercises

As we continue in our series on Preparedness, and concluding this mini-series on exercises, in the section that follows, we’ll look at different types of operations-based exercises as we continue to explore some of the ways our fictional character, Johnny, and his colleagues at Acme Innovations can take a progressively challenging approach to exercise design… Read More

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Scottish Parliament Targeted by Brute Force Attackers

Bad actors have targeted the Scottish Parliament with a brute force attack designed to crack weak passwords used by MSPs and staff. In a message sent to MSPs and staff members with parliamentary email addresses, chief executive Sir Paul Grice compared the attack to an assault that targeted the British Parliament in June. It’s unclear […]… Read More

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