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What Hackers Give Thanks For

Since it’s Thanksgiving, WhiteHat wondered, what are hackers giving thanks for? The simplest answers are Google, gigabit internet speeds, and an endless supply of caffeine. But the number one thing that hackers are overwhelmingly grateful for is DATA, especially passwords stored in plain or cleartext.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month Series: How Critical is Critical Infrastructure Security?

We’re into week four of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which focuses last but definitely not least on the importance of securing our country’s critical infrastructure. In the U.S., it’s comprised of 16 sectors that along with other networks and systems, support the supply of food, water, financial services, public health ....

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WhiteHat Security Introduces Dynamic Single-page Application Scanning for an Automated, Seamless Customer Experience

A single-page application (SPA) is a website that interacts with a user by dynamically rewriting the current page, rather than loading entire new pages directly from a server. This SPA approach avoids interruption between successive pages, which makes the application behave more like a desktop app than a traditional website.

Technical Insight

Stopping Magecart Attacks

There have been a few high-profile breaches in the news lately related to Magecart, including British Airways, Ticketmaster, and Feedify. For those who don’t know, Magecart is a hacker group whose modus operandi involves skimming credit card details with code tailored to the sites they infect ...

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The Future of ML at WhiteHat Security

In order to fully assess a client website, it needs to be first fully mapped and scanned--with all links, forms, APIs, etc. discovered. Currently, a lot of human time and resources are dedicated to these tasks. Using ML, we could potentially speed up this process even more, further decreasing time to value for our clients.

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ML in Cybersecurity

There is no doubt that AI and ML offer major advantages for modern cybersecurity applications compared to older, automated versions. The ability for applications to learn based on experience and use the knowledge to inform their behavior when confronted with similar issues in the future delivers a significant benefit.