As you know that every web application becomes vulnerable when they are exposed to the Internet. Fortunately, there are a number of best practices and coutner measures that web developers can utilize when they build their apps. This post will list some proven counter measures that enhance web apps security significantly. [Read more…]
Web application security testing might seems intimidating and esoteric to many web administrator, especially to the new ones. Have you ever asked yourself why so many IT professionals ignore the security aspects of the applications? We seem to have a tendency to ignore things that is unperceivable. You become concern when something breaks or any security breach occurs in our IT systems. The truth is there a number of efficient and open source web security vulnerabilities analysis tools that you can easily earn and use to implement IT security best practices to your IT department.
The purpose of this post is to show a layman how to check if a IP is in the blacklist of white list.
You may need to buy a webhosting plan for your website, and after configuring your site you discovered that your site fails to deliver emails. If that is the case, you need to check if the IP address assigned to your site by your hosting provider is in white list or black list. A number of reasons make an IP blacklisted such as spamming, malicious activates etc. whatever is the reason, you need to make sure that if you have a IP with clean records. [Read more…]
Acunetix web vulnerability scanner help to find vulnerability in a website so as you can make your site or blog as secure as possible. Acunetix has a free version that you can use to find some of the common vulnerabilities of a website.In this article I will show you how you can use the free version of acunetix to figure out how much secure you blog is.Although Acunetix has a robust web vulnerability scanner that is capable of give you a detail report of your website’s security loopholes, you can use their free version to learn about this software if you are a new to the blogging world. [Read more…]
What are cookies
Cookies are a small piece of software or codes that is used by websites to track its users. When you go to a website for the first time then it send a small file to its user’s computer, which tracks the user’s behavior while they visit a website.