Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Manual penetration testing

Taken from: http://www.esecurityplanet.com/network-security/penetration-testing-shows-unlikely-vulnerabilities.html

Overall, the goal of Spider Labs penetration testing efforts weren't just about seeing how far they could get, it was aslo about seeing what organizations were able to detect. Linn stressed that persistence in penetration testing is key in order to dig deeper just like real criminals would do.
"These types of vulnerabilities are not the things that an automated scan will find," Percoco said. "The things we find commonly through the manual process ends up getting us awesome results in the end."

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