Friday, June 4, 2010

Web Security Tools: skipfish and iScanner

Website and web application security concerns are many,the threats are endless,and the more tools you have in your arsenal the more capable your defense may be.
Two attack vectors of regular focus are as follows:
1. Attacks against web application security flaws.The OWASP Top 10 is an excellent indicator of how widespread and prevalent these issues are, including script injection,server configuration issues, as well as cross-site scripting and request forgery.
2. Server configuration errors (weak or poorly implemented permissions settings) can a lead to attacks where malicious code is embedded within website code, often redirecting victims to additional sites propagating malware.

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