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Mar 24, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
Ransomware is a type of malware that is designed to take your system or files on your system hostage. The basic concept behind ransomware is pretty simple. An attacker prepares a payload that infiltrates a computer’s hard drive and encrypts the files in it.
Mar 23, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
The blockchain industry is expected to grow and hit a value of $163 billion by 2029. With such growth will also come the ever-increasing need for ensuring the protection of blockchain applications. In comes blockchain auditing companies.
Mar 20, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
The boom of assets in cyberspace has brought companies into the folds of the cyber world. This growth, however, has come with its own set of flaws and vulnerabilities. The management of these vulnerabilities can be a tedious task. Services provided by vulnerability management companies thus become invaluable. This article will detail the top 11 vulnerability management companies, their importance, and their top features.
Mar 10, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
The process of detecting, analyzing, and prioritizing vulnerabilities found through vulnerability assessments is an essential part of maintaining cyber security. Cyber security assessment services that provide vulnerability assessments are highly sought after with the increasing number of threats in the cyber world.
Mar 7, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
Globally around 30,000 websites face a hack each day. Now multiply that by the days in a year and we have ourselves a whopping cause of concern.
Mar 1, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
On average, 55 new cybersecurity vulnerabilities were published every day in 2021. This goes on to show that preparing for every single vulnerability and running a hundred percent risk-free business is an extremely difficult task, but not entirely impossible.
Feb 24, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
The term ransomware word perfectly captures the idea behind it, i.e. holding a computer system or software captive until a ransom is paid. Traditionally, attackers use ransomware to target individuals but things are different now.
Feb 10, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
A vulnerability is a state of being exposed to the possibility of an attack. In the context of cyber security, vulnerabilities are software bugs that can expose your systems to threats like malware infection, DDoS attacks, injections, and ransomware attacks.
Feb 10, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
Around 69% of all vulnerabilities are accounted for by CVEs with a network attack vector. With vulnerabilities seeing an ever-rising high, vulnerability scanners are becoming a priority for organizations.
Feb 10, 2023   |  By Nivedita James
The number of devices, systems, and assets that are reliant on the internet is increasing by the day. From the POV of an attacker, this is a gold mine.
Feb 13, 2023   |  By Astra
We've brought security to your workplace Astra users can now manage their security within Slack 🥳 You can stay on top with alerts about the target, manage vulnerabilities and collaborate with Astra's security experts - right within Slack
Jan 30, 2023   |  By Astra
2022 was awesome for us at Astra Security 🚀 We hit new milestones, improved security & saved millions in potential loss for our users, launched tonnes of new features and had a lot of fun doing it all! A big "THANK YOU" to our team, customers & everyone who has supported us throughout 🙏
Feb 4, 2022   |  By Astra
Directory Traversal might not be considered as a high-impact vulnerability but it can be a stepping stone to information leak and shell upload vulnerability. The lack of directory traversal security can allow an attacker to manipulate the file path to gain unauthorized access to different files in the directory. You need penetration testing to detect the directory traversal vulnerability. This video is a short explanation of how the file traversal vulnerability can be exploited, and how you can avoid it.
Feb 2, 2022   |  By Astra
Clickjacking is an interface-based attack where the hacker manipulates the CSS of a website to insert a malicious iframe, button, or link which hides behind a seemingly harmless button of link. It takes the user to a malicious page and triggers some unsolicited action on the user's behalf. A clickjacking attack may be used to trigger a malware download, loss of content, or money, among other things. You can detect it with the help of penetration testing.
Jan 27, 2022   |  By Astra
SQL injection is listed in both OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities and top 25 vulnerabilities by SANS. An attacker can hijack your database, delete critical information, or create a persistent backdoor by exploiting an SQL injection. 😰 You need penetration testing to detect and fix this critical vulnerability. Astra Security presents a crisp exploration of SQL injections - how they occur, how they affect a user, different categories of SQLi vulnerabilities, and the way in which you can avoid them.
Jan 13, 2021   |  By Astra
Signalement is well renowned professional alert system & a whistleblowing platform based out of France. They have more than 100 private and public customers. Security is one of the major concerns as they store lot of sensitive & personal information. Astra team helped Signalement on the security front by performing detailed security audit & helping them to patch the vulnerabilities. Also, our firewall & malware scan ensures real time protection of the sites from any malware attack.
Dec 17, 2020   |  By Astra
Before you start reading the description, please log in to your WordPress Admin panel & update all the plugins. Contact Form 7 version 5.3.1 and below were found to be vulnerable to unrestricted file upload vulnerability. This issue has been reported by security researchers at Astra Security. By exploiting this vulnerability, attackers could simply upload files of any type, bypassing all restrictions placed regarding the allowed uploadable file types on a website.
Dec 15, 2020   |  By Astra
Overview of the Astra Security Suite.
Dec 4, 2020   |  By Astra
99.7% websites have atleast one vulnerability. Astra Security helps you find your website's weaknesses and patch them up before it hurts your business. ServerGuy is well renowned premium managed Magento, WordPress Hosting Platform, offering lightning-fast and scalable infrastructure.
Dec 2, 2020   |  By Astra
In this video, you will learn how to perform API Security Audit & to find vulnerabilities in them as hackers do. 👉 API security is nothing but securing the API endpoints from attackers.

Astra Security Suite makes security simple and hassle-free for thousands of websites & businesses worldwide.

Find and fix every single security loophole with our hacker-style pentest:

  • Test for 3000+ vulnerabilities: Including industry standard OWASP & SANS tests.
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  • Get ISO, SOC2, GDPR or HIPAA Compliant: Cover all the essential tests required for compliance.
  • Scan your critical APIs: Protect your business critical APIs from vulnerabilities.
  • Automated & manual pentest: We combine automated tools with manual, in-depth pentest to uncover all possible vulnerabilities.

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  • Scan for vulnerabilities: Scan and protect your site from the most common vulnerabilities and malware.
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  • Perform daily malware scans: Get peace of mind and keep hackers at bay with Astra's daily malware scans.
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Protect your business from all threats, with Astra's hassle-free security.