Trends in web application security

Despite web application vendors being more responsive and releasing security patches much faster than in 2012, new research revealed that it is still taking an average of over …

Defending against drive-by downloads

In case you haven’t heard the term before, a drive-by download (DbD) is a class of cyber attack where you visit a booby-trapped web site and it automatically, and …

Sharp increase in blended, automated attacks

FireHost announced its latest web application attack statistics, which track the prevalence of four distinct types of cyberattacks that pose the most serious threat to …

Dangerous CSRF attacks up 132%

FireHost has announced today its Q1 2013 web application attack statistics, detailing the type and number of the most dangerous cyberattacks blocked by the firewalls that …

Client-Side Attacks and Defense

Whether it's security vulnerabilities in software used by millions of home users and employees, or the natural human tendency to trust what comes at us, but even the most …