Author: Valentyn Havryliuk

Valentyn Havryliuk

QA Engineer at QAwerk
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Valentyn excels in API and web application testing, skillfully employing tools like Postman to guarantee software reliability and performance. His extensive experience has cultivated a profound knowledge of quality assurance, guiding precise and effective testing strategies.

Recent posts by Valentyn

What is SSRF (Server-Side Request Forgery)? Examples and Prevention

What is SSRF (Server-Side Request Forgery)? Examples and Prevention

Every day, thousands of new vulnerabilities emerge, creating new opportunities for hackers. The bad guys don’t take breaks or vacations! They are actively working to compromise your systems....

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Insecure Design Vulnerability: Explanation and Examples

Insecure Design Vulnerability: Explanation and Examples

In today’s rapid-fire development environments, security can often be a neglected afterthought. Applications that lack effective security controls are low hanging fruit for threat actors. Thus, it�...

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Vulnerable and Outdated Components: Explanation, Examples, Prevention

Vulnerable and Outdated Components: Explanation, Examples, Prevention

In the modern digital age, technology is part and parcel of our everyday lives. However, there are serious threats inherent in the use of web applications. Software risks can come from various sources...

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iOS 17 Beta Features and Bugs

iOS 17 Beta Features and Bugs

Our QA team prepared a comprehensive overview of iOS 17 beta features and bugs. Read on to see real screenshots and new features in action!...

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What is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and How to Prevent It?

What is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and How to Prevent It?

We live in the era of rapid digital transformation with innovative solutions allowing us to perform a wide range of things faster and easier. As technologies continue advancing, hackers and threat act...

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What Is Broken Authentication? Examples and How to Prevent It

What Is Broken Authentication? Examples and How to Prevent It

What is broken authentication? What makes a strong password? How can poor session management result in broken authentication? Read on to find out....

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What is Remote File Inclusion (RFI) Vulnerability?

What is Remote File Inclusion (RFI) Vulnerability?

August 6, 1991. Does the date ring any bells? No, it wasn’t the collapse of the Soviet Union (though you’re close). It was on that otherwise unremarkable summer day that Tim Berners-Lee launched...

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Broken Access Control Vulnerability: Explanation and Examples

Broken Access Control Vulnerability: Explanation and Examples

The internet is NOT a safe place. Wonderful in its own right, sure, and useful in more ways than one. But the cyberspace is also filled to the brim with malicious agents: thieves, hackers, countless...

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Security Misconfiguration Vulnerability: Explanation, Examples, Prevention

Security Misconfiguration Vulnerability: Explanation, Examples, Prevention

They say that programming is the closest thing to magic that we have today. And you know what? They’re right. A few lines of code that look like nothing but gibberish to the uninitiated - and you ...

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What is Local File Inclusion (LFI) Vulnerability?

What is Local File Inclusion (LFI) Vulnerability?

Modern web applications are nothing like what they used to be. The practically limitless bandwidth and indefinite storage space that cloud computing offers. The microservices that run circles aro...

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Cryptographic Failure Vulnerability: Explanation and Examples

Cryptographic Failure Vulnerability: Explanation and Examples

They say that he who rules the data rules the world. They also say that knowledge is power. Phrase it any way you want, one thing is certain - information is the hottest commodity these days. Hav...

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Why is Penetration Testing Important?

Why is Penetration Testing Important?

Introduction Cybercrime today is a massive business. Predicted damages inflicted by it for the year 2021 are totaling 6 trillion USD globally (a quick reminder, a trillion is a million million ...

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What is SQL Injection Vulnerability?

What is SQL Injection Vulnerability?

The rapid development of new technologies has given businesses not only a competitive edge and a profitability boost but also a major cybersecurity headache. Nowadays, hackers can perform both manua...

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How to Detect Pegasus Spyware on iOS and Android?

How to Detect Pegasus Spyware on iOS and Android?

Pegasus has been in the headlines of major media outlets for a couple of weeks now, resurfacing such burning issues as freedom of expression and privacy concerns. The hype over Pegasus is quite reas...

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