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Arvind Doraiswamy
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Introduction I recently did a web application penetration testing assessment for an application that used Ruby on Rails. Besides checking for all of the common web application vulnerabilities, such as the OWASP Top 10 and other issues that could exist on any web platform I also wanted to dive deeply... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
Occasionally we get projects where it certainly helps to know a little bit of reverse engineering. Maybe there is some hidden functionality that is triggered when a specific input is given or when a specific option is activated in a configuration file. Maybe it’s an application that communicates over some... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
I was recently on a project where I was looking at Java applets. While looking at them, I found that the moment you sign an applet, you give it carte-blanche. It downloads to your hard drive and if it is malicious, for whatever reason, it could do a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
I had some interaction with Virgin mobile a couple of weeks ago and did not feel confident about their security at the end of the call which I blogged about here. Towards the end of that blog, I wrote about the 4 major problems that I saw with this interaction.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
Vulnerabilities are discovered in software on an extremely regular basis. Sometimes it’s the internal team or an external penetration testing team which discovers them and informs the developers. Sometimes there are malicious attackers who exploit vulnerability in your software and steal your source code or data. Worse still, they might... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2013 at Application & Cyber Security Blog
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