Last Updated on 7 September 2023 by Daniel Detecting and stopping API attacks is crucial to protect your applications and data from security threats. Here are some steps and strategies you can follow to detect and mitigate API attacks: Remember that API security is an ongoing process, and it requires a combination of proactive measures… Continue reading How can I detect and stop API attacks?
Hackers typically look for various types of valuable and sensitive data that they can exploit for financial gain, personal information theft, or other malicious activities. Some common types of data that hackers may target include: It’s important to note that hackers’ motivations can vary widely, from financial gain to political activism or simply the thrill… Continue reading What types of data do hackers look for?
A rainbow table is a precomputed table of hash values that are used to quickly reverse cryptographic hash functions. It is a form of a lookup table that allows for the rapid recovery of plaintext passwords from their hashed counterparts. In cryptography, a hash function takes an input (such as a password) and produces a… Continue reading What is a Rainbow Table, and How Do You Protect Yourself?
To harden your MySQL server and improve its security, you can follow these best practices: Remember, hardening your MySQL server is an ongoing process. Regularly review and update your security measures to adapt to new threats and vulnerabilities.
Last Updated on 31 March 2023 by Daniel Stanislav Budnitsky, Indiana University Since the start of Russia’s war on Ukraine in late February 2022, Russian internet users have experienced what has been dubbed the descent of a “digital iron curtain.” Russian authorities blocked access to all major opposition news sites, as well as Facebook, Instagram… Continue reading Kremlin tightens control over Russians’ online lives – threatening domestic freedoms and the global internet
Last Updated on 9 September 2022 by Daniel Zhiyu Wan, Vanderbilt University; Bradley Malin, Vanderbilt University, and Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Washington University in St Louis The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Game theory, which tries to predict how the behavior of competitors influences the choices the other players… Continue reading The best way to protect personal biomedical data from hackers could be to treat the problem like a game
Last Updated on 3 June 2021 by Daniel 6 Important Small Business Cyber Security Tips Chances are, you think twice before entering your credit card information online to buy something, watch out for malicious links in emails and keep your PC updated against viruses, spyware and hackers. However, how much thought do you put into… Continue reading The Serious Job of Protecting Client Information