A code review validates the security standards of your web application source code and identifies the underlying security vulnerabilities which may have been ignored in the development phase and ultimately exposing your application weak points. This exposed application will prone to cyber-attacks. A secure code review is a remedial method that involves a series of manual and automated screening of your web application’s source code to find out the security vulnerabilities that may prevail. Enquire
This method is imposed by hackers when a user inputs a data into a web application in the form of a command or a query. Hacker’s malicious payload makes the web application to execute commands that are not intended and leads to unauthorized data access.
This method grants access to a hacker to execute scripts in the user’ browser and leading to session hijacking, website re-direction to a malicious page. This occurs when a web application receives user input without a proper validation of a web page.
Broken access control can lead to privilege escalation. Due to this, hackers gain access to information that contains administration rights and can access user accounts, view and modify the sensitive data of their choice.
Web applications and APIs often do not protect the confidential information such as credit card numbers, patient information or social security numbers of the users. Data leakage in any organization leads to online theft, identity theft and more.
Performing a secure code review is important to make sure your web applications are not prone to cyber-attacks. Organizations must act proactively to secure their web applications, in order to maintain their reputation and trust with their users, customers and partners.