The Web Hacking Incidents Database 2009: Bi-Annual Report
Source: Breach Security
The much anticipated Web Hacking Incidents Database (WHID) 2009 Bi-Annual Report is ready for download. The WHID project is dedicated to maintaining a record of web application-related security incidents. The WHID's purpose is to serve as a tool for raising awareness of web application security problems and provide information for statistical analysis of web application security incidents. During the first half of 2009 the report findings show a steep rise in attacks against Web 2.0 sites - this is the most targeted vertical market with 19% of the incidents. Attack vectors exploiting the Web 2.0 features such as user-contributed content were commonly employed. The attendee will learn more about the latest in web application security.