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Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
In a new survey by Netsparker Ltd., a provider of web applications security, developers agreed that the government and financial services are the two sectors most vulnerable to hacking and that smart home IoT is the most vulnerable technology.Propeller Insights conducted the recent survey of U.S.-based software developers for Netsparker from July 5-7, 2017.Government mo...
Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds
Thursday, July 20, 2017 by Richard Harris
Netsparker Ltd., a company in the web applications security industry, has released survey results showing that most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall. The primary reason is not that their web server software is out of date, however. Instead, it is largely the result of developers running vulnerab...
WhiteHat Web Applications Security Statistics Report Highlights Chronic Vulnerabilities
Sunday, June 12, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
WhiteHat Security has released its eleventh annual Web Applications Security Statistics Report which was compiled using data collected from tens of thousands of websites to analyze vulnerabilities, remediation rates and risk levels. The report reveals that on average, the majority of web applications exhibit two or more serious vulnerabilities per application for every ...