AppCheck Security Blog

AppCheck Webinar: URL's, Uploads & Dragons

Handling file uploads and processing URLs should be easy, right? Well, it turns out there are many things that can go wrong, in lots of different ways, and at many levels (e.g. an application, a framework, the web browser, a proxy server). We explore through example how assumptions and subtle mishandling of URLs and files can lead to various high severity OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities.

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AppCheck Webinar: URL's, Uploads & Dragons

Handling file uploads and processing URLs should be easy, right? Well, it turns out there are many things that can go wrong, in lots of different ways, and at many levels (e.g. an application, a framework, the web browser, a proxy server). We explore through example how assumptions and subtle mishandling of URLs and files can lead to various high severity OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities.

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Web Application Security Seminar - November 2019

Web Application Security Seminar

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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Competition: Win a Year of FREE Unlimited Scanning

Would you like to win a year of free unlimited vulnerability scanning?

AppCheck will be giving away a FREE one year licence for our security scanning platform.
To enter just visit our stand (#F40) or either of our talks at the Digital Transformation Expo, fill out a competition entry form and hand to an AppCheck representative.

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AppCheck & Cantarus co-hosted Webinar

The latest statistics show that 43% of businesses have experienced a data breach in the last 12 months and roughly 1 in 4 organisations will experience a hack in the next year. What measures do you currently have in place to avoid this? Is your current testing strategy enough to stay ahead of the hackers?
This complimentary session will help give your business a brief insight into the many layers of website and web application security.

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AppCheck is Celebrating its 5th Birthday!

AppCheck is celebrating its 5th birthday today!

As we look back on our success and look forward to many more years to come we would just like to thank all our hard working staff, dedicated customers and amazing partners for all their support! We couldn't do this without you.

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Top Tech: Yorkshire Award

Top Tech: Yorkshire is an awards programme to celebrate the top tech companies in Yorkshire (if that wasn’t obvious from the name) in collaboration with Miils & Reeve and The Business Desk.

Since walking away with a trophy at the Top Tech: Yorkshire 2018 awards last year Mills & Reeve caught up with Lloyd Devey, sales and operations director of AppCheck. Read more about what he had to say.

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vBulletin Zero Day Vulnerability Released by Anonymous Source

AppCheck's Head of Development states: "We have confirmed the exploit does work and is an unauthenticated RCE that attackers can exploit. Depending on the user level they access this could range from simply accessing data, editing it or even full system takeover. Earlier today we have included a plug-in for our customers to identify and safely exploit this vulnerability."

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Web Application Security Seminar - November 2019

Web Application Security Seminar

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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What is SDLC? Software Development Life Cycle Explained

The managed and coordinated development of software is typically modelled using something known as the Software Development Life Cycle. Although exact processes will vary between companies – and sometimes between teams within a company – the SDLC model divides the process of software development work into universal and distinct high-level phases.

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Case Study - Leeds Credit Union

We always like it when companies take proactive steps towards IT security – even better when they are based in Leeds and we get to support a local business.

See what Leeds Credit Union had to say about us when we sat down and caught up with their IT team.

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