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Application Level Denial of Service – An In-Depth Guide

Category: Web Security Readings - Last Updated: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - by Sven Morgenroth

Application level Denial of Service attacks are designed to render systems unresponsive, denying the services for users. They are notoriously difficult to detect & prevent and underestimated. This comprehensive guide explains how to identify and remove the conditions necessary for DoS attacks. Read More

ROBOT Attack Revives a 19-Year Old Vulnerability

Category: Web Security Readings - Last Updated: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - by Hakan Arici

The ROBOT Attack revives a 19-year old Oracle vulnerability first discovered and reported by Daniel Bleichenbacher in 1998. It involves sending Client Key Exchange messages with wrong paddings while a TLS-RSA handshake is being negotiated. Vulnerable servers then enabled hackers to decrypt ciphertext or sign data. Read More