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WordPress REST API 0day Exploit is Out: Patch your CMS Now!

WordPress REST API 0day Exploit is Out: Patch your CMS Now!

WordPress fixed three safety defects almost a week ago. However, only just recently did the organization address the unknown 0day exploits that allowed unauthorized hackers to edit and alter the content...
Google Project Shield

Google Introduces Project Shield in the Hopes of Protecting the World’s News from Digital...

Denial of service attacks (DDoS) is a very serious issue for most websites. There are a huge variety of hacks that people use:Internet control message protocol floods SYN flood attacks Teardrop attacks Peer-to-peer attacks Permanent...

Joomla! 3.6.4 Admin TakeOver Exploit is Now Public

A few days ago, a Joomla exploit has surfaced on the internet affecting the version 3.6.4 by allowing an attacker to take administrative control over the website using the Content Management...
WordPress SQL Injection

WordPress < 4.8.3 Vulnerable To SQL Injection (SQLI) Exploit

A security researcher named "Anthony Ferrara" has found a critical SQL Injection (SQLI) vulnerability in the WordPress CMS. According to WordPress team, the vulnerability exists in all previous versions of the...
Don’t Forget to Activate VPN on Your Mobile Device Too

Don’t Forget to Activate VPN on Your Mobile Device Too

VPN apps have come a long way from a niche product used by geeks to one of the most basic applications you can find on nearly half of digital devices. The...
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime security patch released

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime security patch released

Samsung is expected to refresh its line of smartphones very soon - from J-series to S-series. Both the Galaxy J7 (2017) and the Galaxy S8 have been leaked in full by...
Nokia Leading Security with Multi-Layer Cloud Protection That Protects Users on Many Levels

Nokia Leading Security with Multi-Layer Cloud Protection That Protects Users on Many Levels

ESPOO, FINLAND– Many businesses believe that the cloud is the way of the future because it’s faster and easier for large numbers of people to navigate. The problem is that many...
Hackers Can Hijack Anyones Twitter Tweets (Legally)

Hackers Can Hijack Anyone’s Twitter Tweets (Legally)

Hackers can hijack tweets using a python script, created by misterch0c that runs through any twitter account to allow anyone to hijack any twitter accounts or users tweet.When the script is...
Google Online Security Blog - The glibc DNS Client Issue - Debugging Tools

The glibc DNS Client Issue: Google Online Security Debugging Tools

The Staff Security Engineer in this article (Serna) from Google filed a ticket to their supervisor (Stadmeyer) and they spent a good deal of time trying to figure out exactly why...