‏Athena Martinez is a security expert/analyst geek with almost 5 years of experience, writes on various topics pertaining to internet security with latest happening in the IT world thoroughly.

How Severe Are The Vulnerabilities In Most Web Applications?

The Automated Code Analysis: Web Application Vulnerabilities in 2017 revealed that 94% of web applications suffer from high-severity software vulnerabilities. Positive Technologies, a security firm, tested every app that has different levels of severity and found that 85% of them have an exploitable vulnerability—and it’s safe to say cybercriminals have noticed this feature as well.

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Experts Say Yes, Ransomware Is Still A Top Cybersecurity Threat

Ransomware still seems to be the most prominent malware around, as per a recent study report. The Verizon Annual Data Breach Investigation Report, released last week, comprises this and some other relevant findings. This is the eleventh edition of the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) and this includes data from 67 contributing organizations; the

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Just One Percent Of Media Companies Love Their Cybersecurity

A recent study shows that only one percent of media companies are really confident in their current cybersecurity measures. The report titled ‘The State of Media Security,” published by Akamai of the CDN (Content Delivery Network), a service company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts has issued the new findings. The report, based on a survey conducted by

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These Are The Emerging Cybersecurity Threats Of 2018

The Cyber Security arms race between hackers and security professionals took another turn in 2018 as the escalation of technology between the two sides continues. According to the Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report, hackers layered their attacks with new techniques and innovations that challenged the cybersecurity defenses of organizations across the world. According to the

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So, Web App Vulnerabilities Are Off The Charts

Does anyone still believe that web applications aren’t prone to vulnerabilities? Please speak up. Studies tell us 94% of all tested applications have, in fact, shown major vulnerabilities when analyzed. In practical terms—this means the internet can be a risky place, so don’t go throwing your trust around so easily. This Web Application Vulnerabilities report of long-range of

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Cybersecurity

Expert predict that cyber criminals will be using machine learning and artificial intelligence to deploy threat after threat. Cyber security professionals need to catch up fast and start implementing the use of AI. However, when removed from the view of an arms race, AI has tremendous benefits it can give to the field of cyber

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