WordPress deploys forced security update for dangerous bug in popular plugin | ZDNet: https://www.zdnet.com/article/wordpress-deploys-forced-security-update-for-dangerous-bug-in-popular-plugin/
@gvre Scary stuff.
After over 15 years of using #google, my account has been permanently disabled without any reason given. All my emails, contacts, photos, docs, accounts connecting with google, etc.... Everything is gone. Without warning or chance of recovery. I'm at a complete loss...
Loginizer < 1.6.4 - Unauthenticated SQL Injection
This is serious. Over 1m WordPress sites have this plugin running.
If you are using WordPress, check if this plugin is installed - and update now.
Scary growth of the DDoS attacks size through the years...
Good read to understand how Google thinks and handles DDoS attacks.
@ScottMortimer Love learning about new tools to try. thanks for sharing.
Ok, let's move on to more pressing issues..
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-2m scanned websites contained outdated software which could potentially lead to an exploit.
-70k sites were infected with SEO spam, accounting for 39.59% of website infections.
-19k scanned websites contained malicious scripts or iframes from blacklisted domains.
-11% of infected sites were found to include scripts and iframes from blacklisted domains.
Pretty good report from Sucuri:
Amid an Embarrassment of Riches, Ransom Gangs Increasingly Outsource Their Work.
There's an old adage in information security: "Every company gets penetration tested, whether or not they pay someone for the pleasure." Many organizations that do hire professionals to test their network security posture unfortunately tend to focus on fixing vulnerabilities hackers could use to ...
Did you know that back in 2003, Verisign thought that it was a good idea to hijack NXDOMAIN answers for all .com and .net domains?
And pushed all those domain typos to their sitefinder product?
Glad that did not last.
DuckDuckGo slams Google’s Android search engine auction as “fundamentally flawed” - The Verge - https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/29/21494316/microsoft-bing-android-google-search-alternative-option-download
Who’s Behind Monday’s 14-State 911 Outage?.
Emergency 911 systems were down for more than an hour on Monday in towns and cities across 14 U.S. states. The outages led many news outlets to speculate the problem was related to Microsoft's Azure web services platform, which also was struggling with a widespread outage at the time. However, mu...
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