Stockholm, Sweden
Jul 8, 2020   |  By Detectify
A misconfiguration is exactly what it sounds like; something that is wrongly configured. From a security perspective this can be either fairly harmless, or in the worst case devastating. We have written about misconfigurations before, both here and here. Misconfigurations may derive from many different reasons, such as: Hackers often exploit misconfigurations, since this can have a huge security impact.
Jul 3, 2020   |  By Detectify
We know “go hack yourself,” but what about unhack yourself? According to Laura and Tom (@TomNomNom), it means understanding how something is built and how it works, before you can know if you’ve successfully hacked it apart. There were many valuable soundbites to take from this dynamic conversation between host Laura Kankaala and guest Tom Hudson of Detectify.
Jul 2, 2020   |  By Detectify
It’s soon time for Summer vacation to begin, and we’ve asked our colleagues to share some of their summer learning tips for better security awareness.
Jun 30, 2020   |  By Detectify
How does Detectify Crowdsource get the most skilled ethical hackers of the world to come together and have as broad an impact as possible? The answer – a bug bounty program, but not in the traditional way. I am Carolin Solskär, Detectify Crowdsource Community Manager and I work closely with our ethical hackers to make sure we maintain an awesome experience for all our members with the shared goal to make the Internet more secure.
Jun 17, 2020   |  By Detectify
For continuous coverage, we push out major Detectify security updates every two weeks, keeping our tool up-to-date with new findings, features and improvements sourced from our security researchers and Crowdsource ethical hacker community. Due to confidentially agreements, we cannot publicize all security update releases here but they are immediately added to our scanner and available to all users. This post highlights a few things that we have improved in the last two weeks.
Mar 19, 2020   |  By Detectify
One could argue that bug bounties are a buzzword in security today, but what are they and what are they good for? In this episode, Laura is joined by the talented security researcher and detectify co-founder Fredrik N. Almroth (@almroot on twitter). If you can name it, Fredrik has probably hacked them including companies like Facebook, Tesla, Dropbox and Uber. Tune in for a dive deep into Fredrik's past as a bug bounty hunter and discuss how both companies and bug bounty hunters can get started in the field of Crowdsourced Security, as well as where the bug bounty industry is headed.
Feb 5, 2020   |  By Detectify
Do you remember when you first connected to the Internet? Security nerds Laura and Johan go back to the Internet in the 90's, the evolution of hacking and the transformation of IT security into an industry where hackers are now allies to companies.
Nov 11, 2019   |  By Detectify
Stay on top of cybersecurity threats by leveraging automated ethical hacker knowledge with Detectify. We check your web applications for 1500+ known vulnerabilities that go beyond the standard CVE libraries.
May 28, 2019   |  By Detectify
This Meet the Hacker episode features Detectify Crowdsource hacker, Linus Särud aka @_zulln. He is a security researcher at Detectify and he specializes in finding web application vulnerabilities. Linus started hacking when he was in his early teens and found a bug in Google Translate.
Apr 11, 2019   |  By Detectify
Detectify is a scalable web app security scanner that automates 1000+ security tests to help you release secure applications. With Detectify, you can test your code with real exploits to identify and fix vulnerabilities in both staging and production environments. The service is continually updated with new security tests thanks to Detectify Crowdsource, a global network of handpicked security researchers.