SDD 2017 Schedule
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Thursday 18 May 2017
Web application security: lessons learned
No week passes without another successful high-profile attack against a well-known website. The reason is not only that old vulnerabilities still exist, but also that bad guys came up with new approaches to mess with a web site. We will have a look at some recent events that made the news, and dissect what went wrong, and what we can do about it for our applications.
You will see old attacks with a new twist, and modern ways to mess with a site. This includes a (fixed) vulnerability in a Microsoft framework, a successful historical attack against a social network, and many more.