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STS Scanner Tutorial

Download - Release Date: 20/01/2008

This paper is an howto on the correct usage of the STS Scanner. The information is made available to educate testers on how to discover these vulnerabilities and developers on how to prevent writing applications that contain these types of vulnerabilities.

Application Username Enumeration

Download - Release Date: 28/01/2007

Application username enumeration may not be so apparent once the application is developed. After all, you met all deadlines, budget limitations and all functional requirements. You even managed to provide extra error messages to help the end user when accessing your application. But this extra help has opened your application up to a serious security hole. To find out more about this vulnerability and how you can use our free* (see above) automated tools to discover this vulnerability in your applications and also how to remediate this vulnerability then click download above to get the whitepaper.