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Third critical area. Unnecessary functionality
What is the most common problem of any more or less complex application? In essence, they almost always have numerous unnecessary functions aimed to perform multiple tasks.
Obviously, that makes the whole system vulnerable. The more functionality is available, the higher becomes the number of vulnerabilities. "Complexity Kills Security"
More importantly, all those functions are enabled by default right from the…
Added by Alexander Polyakov on February 11, 2015 at 3:33pm — No Comments
Second critical category. Default passwords for access to the application
For the two previous weeks we’ve been discussing the top-9 critical areas and the 33 steps to be taken for security assessment. Ultimately, we’ve covered patch management flaws - the first critical category in our list. As you should have probably guessed, today it’s time we take a closer look at the next item from our list of critical issues - default passwords.
It is a wide reaching…Continue
Added by Alexander Polyakov on February 2, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments