Webinar: URLs, Uploads and Dragons

Web App Security: URLs, Uploads and Dragons

Thursday 2nd July 2020 – 11am or 3pm

Hosted by Nick Blundell, Head of Research & Development at AppCheck


The team here at AppCheck would like to invite you and your colleagues to our next 1-hour webinar surrounding the subtle dangers of the humble URL. We ran this session at The Cyber Hack Theatre at the Digital Transformation Expo London 2019 last year and due to the overwhelming success have decided to provide this as a webinar for those not able to attend.



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.
In this webinar we will build an understanding of these vulnerabilities that spares no detail whilst being accessible also at a non-technical level.



• Subtle dangers of the humble URL
• Why hackers gravitate towards File Upload features
• Exploitation of Server-side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerabilities
• How to avoid these dragons


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