web application security

BackTrack adds RandomStorm WordPress scanner

RandomStorm’s WPScan, the free WordPress security scanner, has been added to the latest version of BackTrack. BackTrack is an open source operating system that provides …

Pligg CMS multiple XSS vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pligg CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, according to Secunia. 1. Input …

Apache fixes “Apache Killer” bug

The Apache Software Foundation has released version 2.2.20 of the Apache HTTP Server, which includes a fix for the DDoS bug that was spotted being exploited in the wild …

Web application security on a new level

Qualys announced QualysGuard WAS 2.0, enabling organizations to leverage the power and scalability of the cloud to discover, catalogue and scan large numbers of web …

Web app security scanner Netsparker 2.0 released

Netsparker can crawl, attack and identify vulnerabilities in all custom web applications regardless of the platform and the technology it’s built on, just like an actual …

New OAuth toolkit

Layer 7 Technologies unveiled its OAuth Toolkit, an enterprise-class solution to provide a generalized framework for handling a broad range of OAuth scenarios across cloud, …