iBeta Blog

Brute-force Password Guessing Attacks

iBeta does automated testing of the security of websites, especially for things like cross-site scripting (CSS), and cross-site request forgery (XSRF). However, our automated tool occasionally finds other problems not strictly related to those and not strictly in the...

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Why Don’t Your Prospects Buy?

Why don't your prospects buy? They have the problem and you have the solution, so why don't they buy? There are many reasons why, but generally it boils down to a few simple dynamics. First and foremost, when a prospect has a significant problem and we have the...

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In Game Shopping

In June 2007 Apple released the first iPhone. Although revolutionary as a phone and personal entertainment device, few people regarded it as threat to the mainstream video game industry. Fast forward to 2012, Apple released the New iPad  featuring the most advanced...

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Website Performance – Simulated vs Real Users

One of the things that keeps coming up in load testing is the comparison of simulated to real users. People tend to get hung up on pure concurrency numbers (the quantity) without assessing things like user profiles and throughput (the quality).  It's very simple to...

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The Power of Gaming and Gamer Intelligence

Video games have changed the world, not only as a cultural movement but also as a technological marvel. In the early days of computer science, a group of college students at MIT designed one of the most influential games ever created called Spacewar! Developed in 1961...

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Advice in Pre-Apocalyptic Quality Assurance

It is never a bad idea to plan ahead of the storm. Exploratory testing is best utilized in the form of an evacuation team. Through early high-level exploratory testing, skilled tester can quickly become familiarized with the terrain and flush out issues. This often...

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Mobile Device Testing

iBeta Quality Assurance has a large mobile testing department with a constantly growing inventory.  The Android portion of the department contains an assortment of devices ranging from Google’s first phone, the G1, to the latest device for Sprint, the Samsung Galaxy S...

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