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Brute force attacks work by calculating every possible combination that could make up a password and testing it to see if it is the correct… Read More
We have introduced and discussed importance of hashed passwords. To create strong hashed passwords, we must understand some terminology related to it and then we… Read More
Slow HTTP are application layer Denial Of Service (DoS) attacks and have a potential to knock down a server with limited resources. Because of the… Read More
What is Session Hijacking? TCP session hijacking is a security attack on a user session over a protected network. The most common method of session… Read More
A path traversal attack allows attackers to access directories that they should not be accessing, like config files or any other files/directories that may contains… Read More
Code injection is the malicious injection or introduction of code into an application. The code introduced or injected is capable of compromising database integrity and/or… Read More
Command injection is basically injection of operating system commands to be executed through a web-app. The purpose of the command injection attack is to inject… Read More
A format string is an ASCII string that contains text and format parameters. Example: // A statement with format string printf("my name is : %s\n",… Read More
Denial of Service (DoS) is a cyber-attack on an individual Computer or Website with intent to deny services to intended users.Their purpose is to disrupt… Read More
Most of the web applications require their users to authenticate themselves by asking them username and password. They compare the user supplied credentials with the… Read More
A buffer is a temporary area for data storage. When more data (than was originally allocated to be stored) gets placed by a program or… Read More
SQL injection is a code injection technique, used to attack data driven applications, in which malicious SQL statements are inserted into an entry field for… Read More
Heya guys! I am back with another article my previous article on secure coding. This time we are not going to go into any theoretical… Read More
  So you think you can code? Well that’s great to know… The world definitely needs more geeks and nerds like you and me… But,… Read More
Why security is Needed?  Blogging now a days has become a hobby of so many people and WordPress is the most opted platform for the… Read More