Reversing Engineering a Web Application - For Fun, Behavior and WAF Detection

Provided by: SecurityTube.net Topic: Security Format: Podcast
Screening HTTP traffic can be something really tricky and attacks to applications are becoming increasingly complex day-by-day. By analyzing thousands upon thousands of infections, the speaker noticed that regular blacklisting is increasingly failing and started research on a new approach to mitigate the problem. Initially reverse engineering the most popular CMS applications such as Joomla, vBulletin and WordPress which led to the speaker creating a way to detect attackers based on whitelist protection in combination with behavior analysis.

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