Is Flash Dead?

Flash has become a nightmare for people in the security industry with tale after tale of vulnerabilities being found in the ancient development environment. But is it time to call it a day for the adobe flash player? This may have already been answered for us with Adobe themselves saying in July 2017 it would[…]

Bitcoin mining malware hits new highs

In the last 6 months we have seen a trend of malware authors and malicious web developers gearing up their mining operations. This type of cryptocurrency mining malware can either be built into a webpage stealing CPU cycles in the background, or, Trojan’s designed to drop a mining payload generating money for the attacker while[…]

What is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and how could it be used?

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is one of the most common threats open to attack in modern web applications today. According to some reports, this could be as high as 47.9% of all sites being susceptible [1] [3] and is ranked as the 3rd highest issue with web applications by OWASP a research group into web vulnerabilities.[…]