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Entersoft Vulnerability Overview: Insufficient Attack Protection

Posted by Entersoft Team on Jul 3, 2017 8:52:10 PM

 

What follows in the article is a brief overview of a OWASP Top 10 2017 vulnerability - A7-Insufficient Attack Protection.

This post is useful for beginners who want to understand about Insufficient Attack Protection and for developers to help protect their applications against this vulnerability.

Whenever a user with malicious intention visits any application, his first motive is to damage the application or to create a sense of panic among the application’s admins or users who are using the application.

It is natural behaviour for most attackers targeting an application to perform extensive research about the application, its services and categories of users accessing the application. The research usually starts with an ‘information gathering’ phase which includes collecting information about the application stack and usernames that are available to any random user who has access to the application, in addition to observing contact-us forms’ structures.

Once the attackers have enough information about the application, they try to start with their attacks on the application. 

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Topics: Application Security, cyber security, Security Guidelines

Entersoft Essentials: Android Security Guidelines to Secure Your App

Posted by Angad Gill on Sep 21, 2016 11:16:50 PM

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Lack of security standards at any market place makes it difficult to manage security controls at an application level. Having a strong security checklist in place not only improves app security but the ecosystem involved in the development process, as well. Also, robust security standards and well set guidelines differentiate a platform from the others.

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Topics: Android App Security, Android Best Practices, Android Security, Application Security, Application Security Guidelines, Playstore Security guidelines, Security Checklist, Security DOs, Security Guidelines