What is a Web Application Firewall (WAF)?

Curious about WAF (Web Application Firewall)? This article will quickly help you understand the key concepts, the mechanism and the main reasons for using a WAF to secure your website.

Impact of website security

Impact of website security - CyStack Platform
With the development of technology in this day and age, more and more corporations have applied websites for business. Website security has become one of the most problematic aspects. No matter how big your company is, the impact of website security should be a top priority of every administrator. Paying attention on this issue would not only keep your...

Top 6 best tools for website malware scanning of 2018

Top 6 best tools for website malware scanning of 2018
Malware has long been a familiar topic for Internet users of today. Still, it hasn’t lost its relevance; and to website administrators and business owners, it has gained a whole new level of annoyance to it. Hopefully, at the end of this article, you will be more familiarized with website malware scanning tools to win the war against malware. Malware,...

Features of a website monitoring tool

In this day and age, it is beyond dispute that information technology has numerous impacts on our society. With the accelerated development of technology, companies need to get access to their customers through online channels. Therefore, it is necessary for businesses to collect data thanks to a website monitoring tool. What is a website monitoring tool? A website monitoring tool is...

CyStack Monitoring – free website monitoring for you

In today’s world of advanced science and technology, more and more corporations have been using websites for business. It also means that these companies have to face with all the problems related to their websites. Thus, a free website monitoring application is needed to help solve this problem. What could be the most problematic issue for webmasters? One of the most...

How to choose the right free online website security scanner

How to choose the right free online website security scanner Cystack
Just as there are many website vulnerabilities that can cripple your website, there are a plethora of free online website security scanners for you to figure out which is the best choice. A quick Google search can yield you anything from 10-30 choices – in the form of “best choices” lists. The positive thing is – most of them are pretty...

The secret to a killer website monitoring strategy

the secret to having a killer website monitoring strategy cystack
The next marketing campaign is getting closer and you are making all kinds of preparation. A quick look at the company’s website gets you thinking: How can I improve on its performance? That’s probably a sign that you need to have a great website monitoring strategy. First and foremost, let’s look at the situations when you can benefit from a...

Top 5 website vulnerability scanners of 2018

Top 5 website vulnerability scanners of 2018 cystack
You probably need a website vulnerability scanner, right now. It is said over and over that your websites are in constant danger. Malwares, exploits, data breaches, they are real threats to your websites that keep getting more intelligent and dangerous every day. There is one common thing behind all those risks – they are all carried out by cybercriminals. These people...

Testing XSS vulnerabilities on web applications

How to test XSS vulnerabilities on web applications The Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability is real and dangerous, it's no longer a controversial issue. Let's take a look at some of the XSS vulnerabilities as well as how dangerous it is and share with us some of the ideas of manual testing as well as the use of automated testing tools. Cross-site...

How to stop a DDoS attack? (Updated 2018)

How to stop a DDoS attack? cystack
After having an overview of what is a DDoS attack, and its many consequences, the natural question to ask is: How to stop a DDoS attack? There are many methods to mitigate the impact of a DDoS attack to the point of almost being harmless. However, before we start giving you our recommended solutions, it’s best that you know the...

Why you need a website security solution (Updated 2018)

If you still think website security is none of your concern – think again. Halfway into the year of 2018, we have seen significant increase in the diversity, severity and also frequency of cyberattacks. The biggest DDoS attack has reached a staggering 1.7Tbps, almost 3 times the biggest one in 2016 which was powered by the Leet botnet. A 212% increase in...

What is a DDoS attack?

What is a DDoS attack? cystack
You might have wondered yourself: “ What is a DDoS attack ?” after having heard the term many times when surfing the Internet. What you don’t know is: not only websites are a target, but you are one also. What is a DoS attack? (Denial of Service attack) In a DoS attack, hackers try to prevent users to access a website...

Everything about Security as a Service

Security as a Service is a cloud-based security solution. This means cost-effectiveness, updated database and greater technical expertise.

Drupalgeddon let hackers hijack hundreds of Vietnamese websites

Drupal, a platform widely used by many popular websites is shown to have a critical vulnerability that let hackers hijack the server. A vulnerability that allows hackers to hijack the server A critical vulnerability known as Drupalgeddon2 (tracked as CVE-2018-7600) was found in versions 6 to 8 of Drupal. The vulnerability allows attackers to execute code remotely to take complete control...

Drupalgeddon2 exists in more than 115,000 websites

Drupalgeddon2 vulnerability still exists in many websites around the world. More than 115,000 websites are risked being hacked with Remote Code Execution (RCE), hijacking, backdoors inserting, malicious codes through this vulnerability. Drupalgeddon2 was announced almost two months ago Drupalgeddon2 exists in more than 115,000 websites   Drupalgeddon2 (CVE-2018-7600) exists in the versions of Drupal 6 to 8. The vulnerability allows...

Over 1400 Memcached server in Vietnam are at risk of becoming botnets

According to statistics from CyStack Security, more than 1400 Memcached servers in Vietnam have dangerous vulnerable with the risk of becoming botnets for large-scale DDoS attacks. Recently, a large number of DDoS attacks on the Internet have been detected by big network companies for more than 1.7Tbs (a terrible figure for a DDoS attack). To do this, hackers use IP...

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