Amid an unprecedented COVID situation there are huge spikes in the increase of cyber-attacks through multiple attack vectors like malware, phishing emails, fake mobile applications, fraud payments, etc. Companies are spending lots of money to improve the security of organizations and applications. As the famous quotation goes by, “Humans are the weakest link in the information security chain”. Despite the millions of dollars, companies spend to harden the security of applications, the simplest mistake made by humans for temporary comfort or fix leads to severe security breaches.
This short talk focuses on a detailed analysis of how we chained multiple simplest mistakes made by humans to save time or as a temporary fix that led to complete company compromise of one of our multi-million dollar clients. We are going to explain, the way we leveraged the bugs, crafted payloads, and exploited them makes this a unique presentation.
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