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WordPress released a security update on Tuesday that patched a half-dozen bugs, including one that could be chained with the recent REST API Endpoint flaw that led to a million website defacements. Given that more than half of WordPress sites are still not protected against that flaw, odds are that we haven’t heard the last of that ... Read More »
Happy New Year 2017!
Those on server HMW35 may have noticed slow performance and intermittent connections affecting services on this server including email and website. This was due to failing hard drives giving errors. So new hard drives were installed and data cloned from data on the live server. Once this was done, the tech team then noticed that the hard drive ... Read More »
Attackers are targeting DSL routers this week with what’s being called a potent new variant of the Mirai malware that knocked offline major Internet companies like Twitter and Spotify last month. According to Germany’s Deutsche Telekom 900,000 of its DSL router customers have already been targeted by attackers. According to the ... Read More »
Microsoft has patched flaws that attackers could exploit to compromise all Azure Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) instances. Software engineer Ian Duffy found the flaws while building a secure RHEL image for Microsoft Azure. During that process he noticed an installation script Azure uses in its preconfigured RPM Package Manager contains build ... Read More »
Some tricky new malware is infecting Mac users by imitating legitimate software. The “Advanced Mac Cleaner,” professes to be an anti-malware tool in order to sneak onto Mac computers. Bitcoinists who use Macs ought to be especially concerned, as the malware specifically targets Mac users by mimicking an anti-malware tool ... Read More »
Speaking at the North American Network Operators Group’s NANOG 67 conference, Leslie Noble, Senior Director of Global Registry Knowledge at the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), revealed the lengths to which crooks go to get their hands on brand new IPv4 addresses.Last September, ARIN announced it depleted its IPv4 address pool, ... Read More »
UPDATE: 06/18/2016 4:23am Pacific Time:Server HMW35 has restored to the June 13th backup. The server is doing background maintence so things may be a bit slow but the websites and mail are back online and running. Please check back with this page for any new updates. ———— UPDATE: 06/17/2016 11:10pm ... Read More »
Earlier today, reports surfaced about a giant spam flood that managed to bypass Outlook and Hotmail's spam filters, drowning users in Viagra ads and Russian bride ads. The issue started on the night between May 31 and June 1, 2016, and has slowly escalated until it reached peak annoyance during mid-day today. Angry users flocked to show ... Read More »