Buffer Overflow Attacks – All You Need to Know

Defining, Understanding and Preventing Buffer Overflow Attacks Buffer Overflows have been a critical and powerful attack vector used for decades by cybercriminals to exploit applications. Though not as common as attack methods such as XSS (cross site scripting) or SQL Injection, buffer overflow attacks can allow custom code execution in a system, typically after crashing […]

Managed vs Unmanaged Code – What are the Differences?

Managed vs Unmanaged Code - What are the Differences? When designing a new application, or redesigning an existing one, the question of whether to use managed or unmanaged code may come up. Here’s a rundown of how managed and unmanaged code is executed, the differences between them, and the advantages and disadvantages of both.   [...]