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What I found interesting in this report, was the numbers on increasing DDOS attacks. Recent DOS & DDOS attacks on EverNote and Feedly have left us thinking. EverNote once got to know how dependent we humans are on them. It was assumed that such traffic attack was meant to be for some grudge, yet the threats are changing. Even though it leaves credentials and sensitive data intact, it creates huge loss of enterprise reputation and customer base. The position must change though.
( Read more: CISO Guide for Denial-of-Service (DoS) Security )
Growing Cyber Crime Loss
• SQL injection – According to Veracode,
This type of attack exploits Web applications that do not properly sanitize user inputs and tricks them into running database code that returns more data than they otherwise would have.
• Account-checker – Public-facing Web sites and applications often require users to log in to access parts or all of the application. Because users often use passwords that are easy to guess, or share passwords across multiple accounts,hackers can create scripts that make repeated login attempts in order to deduce the login credentials and compromise an account.
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