Application Security Glossary

LDAP Injection

LDAP Injection is a vulnerability that affects web applications. It can be exploited by sending requests that are not properly analyzed and revised by the web application due to the vulnerability. An attacker can then modify LDAP statements using a … Read More

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Linux Hacking

Linux is an open-source operating system (OS) that shares many similarities with UNIX. It is the most popular OS used in mainframe, servers and super computers, thanks to its multiple-user functionality and multitasking capabilities. Linux, while not as common as … Read More

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Malware

Malware is any type of malicious software that can be used to threaten a network or computer. It is typically used to steal information and data that can be used for personal or financial gain. Malware can be implemented into … Read More

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Man-In-The-Middle (MiM) Attacks

A Man-in-the-Middle (MiM) attack is a unique type of session hijacking that many companies face during the flow of communication data between client and server. This occurs when a malicious attacker is able to trick the client into believing he … Read More

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Microservices

This is a software architecture where the business application is broken down into self contained business services so that each microservice is independently deployable e.g. payment service, user registration, etc.

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Mobile Application Security (Android/iOS)

Mobile application security for Android and iOS doesn’t always receive the attention it deserves. Because smartphones have become more affordable and internet access improves, software development teams are increasing mobile application development. Mobile internet traffic today accounts for 61% of … Read More

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