This is the third and final part of this three-part blog series on how to handle different software vulnerabilities. In the first part, I explained one of the most important and widespread attacks, injection attacks, and some workarounds to mitigate them. In the second part, I explained cross-site scripting attacks (XSS) and cross-site request forgery… Read more »
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Mohit Kumar is working as Tech Lead at 3Pillar Global. He brings with him over 9 years of industry experience and has experience in programming on various platforms i.e. Web, Windows, and Mobile. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .Net framework, Web applications and WCF. Mohit has Master’s degree in computer applications from Sikkim Manipal University.
This is the second part of a three-part blog series on how to handle certain software vulnerabilities. In the first part, I introduced you to the world of software vulnerabilities, their impact on the system, and the importance of keeping a web application secured. I explained one of the most notorious and widespread attacks—the injection… Read more »
Software security is becoming increasingly important due to the numerous emerging threats exploiting software vulnerabilities. Most software systems today contain design and implementation bugs that can be exploited by attackers. As more development shifts to the web, and more data is stored on the cloud, security is a critically important topic. A single security misstep… Read more »
In December 2013, Microsoft released a security advisory warning and stated that configuration setting EnableViewStateMac=false is dangerous and could allow an elevation of privilege attack against the web site. This advisory then followed by the security patch KB 2905247 which was optional. But, in September 2014 security update, Microsoft finally has enforced the farewell to… Read more »