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Joomla! Releases Version 3.8.13 with Security Updates

Joomla! has released version 3.8.13, which includes 5 low priority security fixes. Users are encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible to avoid compromise.

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 2:32 pm via

Introducing Wordfence Agency Solutions

Throughout 2018, we have had many conversations with agencies and other organizations protecting a large number of WordPress sites with Wordfence. You’ve told us what you need to be more successful, and we’ve responded with many changes to both our licensing and our capabilities. To start, we added the ability to secure your staging and […]

Posted on 16 October 2018 | 1:25 pm via WordFence

Malicious Redirects from Tweet Counter

Malicious Redirects from Tweet Counter

When Twitter announced their new design for “Tweet” and “Follow” buttons back in October 2015, marketers across the web developed a mild anxiety—the new design came with a decision to nuke their beloved Tweet count feature.

Social signals can be a huge credibility indicator for visitors and site content. Who doesn’t think there’s a psychological relationship between the number of social shares and the credibility of a content piece? It’s social validation, plain and simple.

Posted on 16 October 2018 | 11:56 am via Sucuri

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The OWASP Top 10: Sensitive Data Exposure

Sensitive data exposure ranks as one of the top 10 most dangerous cyberthreats because of the damage it can do to websites, visitors, customers, and businesses.

Posted on 16 October 2018 | 11:22 am via

Product Update: Sucuri Firewall in Singapore and Amsterdam

Product Update: Sucuri Firewall in Singapore and Amsterdam

Over three years ago, we transitioned the Sucuri Firewall (WAF) away from the cloud and expanded it to run on top of our own Anycast content delivery network (CDN).

We provide security for websites with the protection of our WAF as well as performance benefits of a CDN. We have been adding data centers in key regions of the world:

  • San Jose – US
  • Dallas – US
  • Washington D.C.

Posted on 15 October 2018 | 11:59 am via Sucuri

Breaking Out of Shells at DerbyCon

I downloaded my first copy of BackTrack when I was 13. I had no idea what I was doing, or how to use it, but I knew that I was hooked. I’ve been fascinated with technology since I was a kid, so the idea that I could interact with that technology in new and unexpected […]

Posted on 12 October 2018 | 9:59 am via WordFence

General InfoSec News

Oracle Fixes 301 Flaws in October Critical Patch Update

The update includes one critical flaw in Oracle GoldenGate with a CVSS 3.0 score of 10.0.

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 12:49 pm via Threatpost

libssh Authentication Bypass Makes it Trivial to Pwn Rafts of Servers

The flaw affects thousands of servers; but GitHub, a major libssh user, is unaffected.

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 11:08 am via Threatpost

Weirdo Twitter messages were a glitch, not a hack

Were you one of the dozens of people who got a bizarre Twitter message yesterday? It's OK. It wasn't a disturbance in the Matrix.

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 10:27 am via Naked Security

Podcast: A Utility Ransomware Attack, Post-Hurricane

A “critical water utility” was hit by a recent ransomware attack, significantly impeding the service in the week after Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the U.S. The Onslow Water and Sewer Authority (ONWASA) said in a Monday release that a “sophisticated ransomware attack… has left the utility with limited computer capabilities.” While customer data […]

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 10:06 am via Threatpost

Serious SSH bug lets crooks log in just by asking nicely…

A serious bug in libssh could allow crooks to connect to your server - with no password requested or required. Here's what you need to know.

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 9:33 am via Naked Security

Multiple D-Link Routers Open to Complete Takeover with Simple Attack

The vendor only plans to patch two of the eight impacted devices, according to a researcher.

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 9:24 am via Threatpost

On Heels of Criticism, Newly-Released Google Chrome 70 Prioritizes Privacy

The update also features 23 security fixes.

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 8:04 am via Threatpost

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