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Millions of WordPress sites left vulnerable by plugin flaw

Millions of WordPress sites are vulnerable to a scripting flaw found in two popular plugins, one of which can be found in the default installation of the blogging platform.

Australian government issues warning over ‘ISIS hacks’

Australia’s federal government has issued a warning over the spate of recent website hacks claiming to have links with extremist group ISIS.

Zero-day exploit affects popular WordPress plugin

The Fancybox plugin for WordPress has been hit by a zero-day exploit that allows hackers to inject malicious code into websites, reports ZDNet.

Vulnerable WordPress Leads to Security Blog Infection

Even visiting security-oriented websites can sometimes be risky. If you’ve visited the security blog zerosecurity.org this month and you’re also a user of ESET’s security products, you might have encountered an anti-virus alert such as this one: The detection names may vary. Different variants of the following “generic families” were detected on the compromised websites on

WordPress.com Survives DDOS Attack

WordPress.com is a popular blogging host. Recently, for unknown reasons miscreants launched a massive distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) against WordPress.com. According to TechCrunch (http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/03/wordpress-com-suffers-major-ddos-attack/) WordPress.com is responsible for 10% of the websites in the world. So far I have not seen anyone take responsibility for the attacks. With so many websites being hosted

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