Now you can see if your LinkedIn or other accounts were hacked here

Now you can see if your LinkedIn or other accounts were hacked.Were you a LinkedIn user in 2012 or earlier? Email addresses and passwords on more than 164 million users were stolen in the massive hack. Now you can see if you were caught up in the breach. Security expert Troy Hunt, who runs breach notification site Have I Been Pwned, ... Read More »

25th May 2016
Information Stealer "Fareit" Abuses PowerShell

Researchers at Trend Micro have spotted a new variant of the Fareit malware being delivered to victims using Windows PowerShell. Fareit, also known as Pony Loader, is an information stealer malware family that has been making rounds since 2011. It recently joined the long list of threats that abuse the Windows PowerShell task automation and ... Read More »

28th Apr 2016
Apple: WARNING: Software update #031-51913 breaks Ethernet port on most Macs (BCM5701 driver)

UPDATE FROM APPLE: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT6672**************************************************************Apple has pulled this bad update. This update installed on any Mac today makes ethernet ports stop working!  DO NOT INSTALL!!! I suggest running softwareupdate --schedule off as root to disable updates until Apple ... Read More »

27th Feb 2016
Botnet of Aethra Routers Used for Brute-Forcing WordPress Sites

Italian security researchers from VoidSec have come across a botnet structure that was using vulnerable Aethra Internet routers and modems to launch brute-force attacks on WordPress websites. This particular incident was uncovered after one of the VoidSec researchers was sifting through his WordPress log file and found a brute-force ... Read More »

23rd Dec 2015
Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player Release date: November 10, 2015 Vulnerability identifier: APSB15-28 Priority: See table below CVE number: CVE-2015-7651, CVE-2015-7652, CVE-2015-7653, CVE-2015-7654, CVE-2015-7655, CVE-2015-7656, CVE-2015-7657, CVE-2015-7658, CVE-2015-7659, CVE-2015-7660, ... Read More »

10th Nov 2015
Joomla 3.4.5 Released Fixing a Serious SQL Injection Vulnerability

The Joomla team just released a new Joomla version (3.4.5) to fix some serious security vulnerabilities. The most critical one is a remote and unauthenticated SQL injection on the com_contenthistory module (included by default) that allows for a full take over of the vulnerable site.Being proactive in the protection of your site is of ... Read More »

27th Oct 2015
Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player

Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player Release date: October 27, 2015 Vulnerability identifier: APSB15-26 CVE number: CVE-2015-7649 Platform: Windows and Macintosh Summary Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player. This update addresses ... Read More »

27th Oct 2015
Security advisory: Stored XSS in Jetpack

Security Risk: DangerousExploitation Level: Easy/RemoteDREAD Score: 8/10Vulnerability: Stored XSSPatched Version:  3.7.1Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline: September 10th, 2015 – Initial report to Automattic security teamSeptember 10th, 2015 – Automattic security team acks receipt of report, sets patch date for ... Read More »

1st Oct 2015
Hijacked Wordpress websites infect visitors with malware

Thousands of websites that run the content management system WordPress have been hijacked by hackers to infect unsuspecting visitors with malware exploits. Although the entire campaign was initiated 15 days ago, its activity has increased tremendously in the past 2 days, as the number of websites being hijacked per day increased from 1000 to ... Read More »

21st Sep 2015
Cisco spots attackers hijacking its networking gear by modifying firmware

Cisco has issued an official warning about in-the-wild attacks that resulted in attackers gaining and potentially keeping administrative access to a Cisco IOS device indefinitely. "Cisco has observed a limited number of cases where attackers, after gaining administrative or physical access to a Cisco IOS device, replaced the Cisco IOS ROMMON (IOS ... Read More »

14th Aug 2015