Tag Archives: Vulnerability Scanning

Follina MS Word Vulnerability – all you need to know

Follina – it’s just a clever name The name Follina comes from an area not far from Venice, in the North West of Italy. While this seems interesting the name is not important. The name comes from an executable file called 05-2022-0438, the 0438 is the area dialling  number for Follina. So while its clever, […]

Securing your Single Page Applications and API Endpoints  

Much of the web is made up of multi-page and single-page applications. SPAs are exploding in popularity because they perform a lot of real-time functionality such as updated content, facilitating personalization, and improved user experience. An important feature of single-page applications is performance. They get a performance boost by loading HTML, CSS, and JavaScript resources […]

CommSec Enlists IT Block to Provide Vulnerability Scanning Platform CheckScan+ in Asia

Irish cyber security provider CommSec has enlisted IT Block, a Singapore-based IT provider, to market CheckScan+, an innovative vulnerability scanning platform in Asia. It marks CommSec’s first sales venture into the region. Developed and managed by CommSec, CheckScan+ is one of few cyber security testing services that includes both leading edge technology and a wraparound […]

Apache Log4j 2 Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)

What is CVE-2021-44228? CVE-2021-44228 is a remote code execution vulnerability that is affecting multiple versions of the Apache Log4j 2 library. This vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild with a number of instances being reported. Even when remote code execution exploitation is not possible it is often possible to extract sensitive information from […]

You have a vulnerability scan report, now what?

You have a vulnerability scan report, now what? A great way to identify your IT security weaknesses is to run a vulnerability scan against your applications and/or infrastructure. Now that you have the scan report, what do you do with it? You have probably asked yourself and/or your team the following questions: What should I […]