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If it's too wrong to be true, it may not be true :-)

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Watch out, Attacks from Browsers
                   Reports on security attacks have been quite frequent in the media.  Some high profile attacks have even received global attention.  As technology rapidly evolves and proliferates,  it is increasingly easy to launch successful...

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Discovering username within a blink of eyes
      One of the great things about LoadStar is it’s flexibility. Sure, it does a great job at load testing, generating real-world load, being easy to use. But it is also versatile enough to do very efficient scanning, as our HeartBleed blogs attest. Anothe...

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Reduce the complexity of string formatting
    Performance testing requires more advanced skills than many other testing areas, for example, functional testing.   String formatting is an essential part of the performance testing skill set.  Many beginners think of it as a headache thanks to some exa...

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Perf Tech commented on a post on Blogger.
Are there any scenarios that lynx can do but not wget or curl?  I suspect there are, but don't know offhand. 

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Test Application Monitoring Software
    Today’s blog is addressed to the infrastructure folks who have the job of making sure all of our applications and monitoring systems are functioning effectively. The NetGend load testing tool is awesome for testing applications at scale, but we will dis...

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What we learned in scanning for Heartbleed vulnerable servers
      According to some, Heartbleed vulnerability is probably one of the most serious vulnerabilities ever discovered.  While some companies have dedicated IT/security staffs to act on this vulnerability quickly and patch it on the first day when the news b...

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Averaging over json fields
    There are many web services based on JSON,  it's fairly common to see an interesting question related to JSON in stackoverflow.  This blog covers such a  test scenario . To paraphrase the question,  servers  sends JSON responses in the following format....

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What can a performance test tool do to help with Heartbleed?
     Heartbleed is a recently discovered vulnerability that affects openSSL based web servers.  Hackers can potentially read up to 64KB of memory on the server due to an out-of-bound bug on some versions of the openSSL library and can potentially glean vita...
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