Day: July 30, 2021

Open Redirect Vulnerability: Impact, Severity, and Prevention

What is an Open Redirect Vulnerability? An Open Redirect Vulnerability entails an attacker manipulating the user and redirecting them from one site to another site – which may be malicious. The cybersecurity community doesn’t put enough emphasis on Open Redirect Vulnerabilities because it is considered a simple flaw commonly connected to phishing scams and social …

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WebSocket Security: Top 8 Vulnerabilities and How to Solve Them

What is a WebSocket? WebSockets are becoming increasingly popular, because they greatly simplify the communication between a client and a server.  The WebSocket protocol uses OSI model application layer (Layer 7) to allow a client and server to perform bidirectional (full duplix) communication. This makes it possible to create dynamic, real-time web applications such as …

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