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The New Target for State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks: Applications

Skilled hackers are now using simple web application vulnerabilities like SQL Injection to take over database servers. Are you prepared to defend against this new type of threat actor?

Historically, state-sponsored hackers have used memory corruption vulnerabilities like buffer overflows to create malware for their attacks, targeting operating systems and appliances written in C/C++. A new set of attacks, allegedly coming from Iran, is using a new strategy. Web applications and services, written in higher-level languages like Java and .NET, are being targeted to establish a foothold in your datacenter and pivot to other internal systems.

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A pioneer in application security, Jeff Williams is the founder and CTO of Contrast Security, a revolutionary application security product that enhances software with the power to defend itself, check itself for vulnerabilities, and join a security command and control ... View Full Bio

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1/25/2015 | 8:51:38 PM
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