AppCheck news & events

New feature announcement: Subdomain takeover audit

AppCheck has released a new detection module available to all customers to scan for subdomain takeover vulnerabilities. 

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New feature announcement: Subdomain takeover audit

AppCheck has released a new detection module available to all customers to scan for subdomain takeover vulnerabilities. 

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Web Application Security Seminar - July 2019

Web Application Security Seminar
Chelsea Football Stadium, London – Friday 26th July 2019 - 9.30am- 4:30pm

A Practical View of the Most Common Threats Facing Web Apps Today
The Web Application Security seminar is a free event that presents a detailed analysis of the most common threats facing web applications today. We will review high profile examples and provide a technical breakdown of critical security flaws along with an introduction into emerging technologies such as HTML5.
Each candidate will receive a copy of the slides and exclusive tools and exploit code used in the live hacking demonstrations.

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Is Your Development Life Cycle Truly Secure?

As app development becomes more complex and incorporates more features than ever, it is critical to make sure security testing is embedded in your security development life cycle. The appetite for faster release cycles has never been greater, but even if your organisation is rushing to production, code needs to be secure before it is deployed.

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SAP Hybris Commerce CVE-2018-2505 Vulnerability Discovered

The AppCheck research team identified a security flaw (CVE-2018-2505) within SAP Hybris affecting many large online retailers. The security flaw was due to an insecure JavaScript library that allows malicious JavaScript to be injected into a user’s session with the affected Hybris application.

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Scan & Secure WordPress with AppCheck

WordPress is the worlds leading Content Management System (CMS) accounting for approximately 27% of all websites on the Internet. As such, WordPress is a common target for malicious attackers and malware authors aiming to propagate malicious software by compromising websites.

Almost all studies into the most commonly compromised CMS based websites list WordPress as the biggest offender, with one study citing 78% of CMS hacks attributed to WordPress.

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The Importance of Regular Vulnerability Scanning

As we probably all know, information security is a broad subject and for many of us understanding the different layers that can help within this spectrum can be at times difficult. In this blog we will look at the risk and what you as a business could do about it!

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Advisory: Remote Code Execution Traccar Server <=4.0 (AC-2018-10-8-1)

Our security team discovered a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in the GPS vehicle tracking system Traccar (version <= 4.0). This allows an attacker to compromise the server’s host via a self-registered user account.

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BlackHat & Defcon 2018 updates - New

Each year at the beginning of August the world’s best security researchers and hackers get together for two annual security conferences; BlackHat and Defcon. Each conference takes place over three days where the latest and greatest new hacking techniques are presented.

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AppCheck & The GDPR

There is no doubt that the GDPR is serious business. AppCheck has noticed a significant shift in focus by company executives, taking a much more active interest in security matters since the GDPR, and specifically the fines were introduced. Naturally, with that comes a never-ending list of vendors claiming to solve the GDPR problem. In truth, no one product or service can achieve compliance, rather the GDPR requires a strategy that includes a thorough understanding of your responsibilities, exposure and requirements to demonstrate compliance with the six principals of the GDPR.

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Detect Rogue JavaScript Crypto-Miners with AppCheck

Browser based Crypto-Mining malware has made a dramatic resurgence in 2018 hitting the headlines on several occasions over the past month. Most recently, two major campaigns affecting thousands were reported by The Register with those affected ranging from YouTube to the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office.

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