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2-sec penetration tests meet OWASP 2017 testing standards

2-sec penetration tests meet OWASP 2017 testing standards

2-sec is pleased to announce that as of January 1st 2018, all of our penetration tests will be carried out against the new “OWASP Top Ten Standard for Web Applications, 2017”. Luke Vile, Cyber Security Director for 2-sec says; “This new standard means that each...

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Our advice on the KRACKS Wi-Fi vulnerability

Our advice on the KRACKS Wi-Fi vulnerability

You may have read this morning about a reported potential vulnerability in some Wi-Fi networks, known as KRACKs. Our first analysis indicates that via KRACKs, an attacker within range of a device could potentially intercept, decrypt and read data that has supposedly...

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New Ransomware Alert: Diablo6 and Mamba

A significant email-spam campaign has been observed over the past two days, distributing two new variants of the ‘Locky’ ransomware. At this stage the 2-sec team believes the ransomware to be similar to most other ransomware programs, in that it will encrypt files...

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A Day in the Life of a 2-sec Penetration Tester

A Day in the Life of a 2-sec Penetration Tester

Alexander Drabek is part of our team of expert penetration testers; who “ethically hack” into client’s networks and find any potential weaknesses. We asked him exactly what it is he does, and how he does it. What skills do you need to become a penetration tester? Many...

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