You may have come across the term web applications before today, but are you aware of the many different types of web applications available and how they can benefit your business? In this blog post, we’ll cover all of the basics of what a web application actually is as well as the pros and cons that come with them.
Types of Web Applications
To put it simply, a web application is a computer program that runs over the internet and can come in a number of different forms. It can be anything, here are just a few examples of web applications:
One of the weakest points in any security system, whether it be an IT system, or other system, is usually the human operators of that system. There is a whole subset of “hacking Techniques” dubbed “social engineering” where the goal is not to find weaknesses in the technological level of the system, it is to glean information from the end users to enable increased access, or to trick the end user into performing some task on their behalf, we have covered a couple of the methods used here and there.
Over the last week or so we have noticed an increase in Phishing Emails designed to illicit the Office 365 account details from unsuspecting end users. Unfortunately we have seen a couple of end users fall for these and have allowed access to their email system to an outside agent. with these details the Phisher can do anything that you would be able to do with your emails.