Penetration Testing Archive

Teen takes a bite out of Apple

Last August, a 16-year-old teen, hailing from Melbourne, Australia, took a bite out of Apple. The savvy kid hacked Apple’s servers and stole 90GB of secure files. Upon arrest, the cyber criminal told the police he did it because he loves the …

Cobalt cyber crime group has returned to attack banks

Russian threat intelligence organization Group-IB has warned that the Cobalt gang, which was responsible for stealing up to $1.2 billion from banks across the globe, has re-emerged.  The gang is known for its carefully orchestrated attacks that combine phishing scams and ‘jackpotting’, in which malware dispenses …

Fixing vulnerabilities in web applications

Organizations are increasingly using emerging technologies such as the Internet of things (IoT) and virtual assistants alongside more traditional mobile and web applications to provide unique customer experiences. These emerging technologies are changing the way we conduct our business and …