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Hack Yourself First: Renowned security specialist Troy Hunt trains Zühlke engineers

from on 23.11.2016
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Hack yourself first with Troy Hunt at Zühlke

Web Security is a very hot topic these days. We often hear about data breaches, denial of service attacks and other malicious attempts at breaking into computer systems by attackers exploiting security holes in web applications. Surprisingly, many of these attacks are rather simple to execute. They can be (and often are) carried out by teenagers. Yet, even big players such as Dropbox, LinkedIn, Yahoo and Adobe fell victim to Continue reading

Why is XSS Apache Cordova’s worst enemy?

from on 12.04.2016
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While hybrid mobile application development is gaining in popularity due to its various advantages such as reusing existing web development skills, lower development costs, and smoother release process, new kinds of security risks have emerged. So I was curious to take a closer look about how the threat of cross-site scripting (XSS), a common web security vulnerability, evolves in the context of an Apache Cordova based application. Continue reading