Learning basics of Cyber-Security: What kind of Cyber-Attacks?
FireHost announced the findings of its latest web application attack report, which provides statistical analysis of the 15 million cyber attacks blocked by its servers in the US and Europe during Q3 2012. The report looks at attacks on the web applications, databases and websites of FireHost’s customers between July and September, and offers an impression of the current internet security climate as a whole.
XSS is now the most common attack type in the Superfecta, with CSRF now in second. FireHost’s servers blocked more than one million XSS attacks during this period alone, a figure which rose 69 percent, from 603,016 separate attacks in Q2 to 1,018,817 in Q3. CSRF attacks reached second place on the Superfecta at 843,517.
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