Beware, hackers have begun to conduct XSS attacks on WordPress through vulnerabilities in Twitters syndicated/shared connection. Together with new research from GoSecure, here is what you need to know about the attacks.
Understanding how job openings are going to become the next major security vulnerability effecting companies worldwide in the near to immediate future.
We now know that nearly all of the countries largest tech corporations were aware of the Meltdown & Spectre vulnerabilities for as long as 6 months before the information was leaked to the public in January 2018. Now Congress wants to know why the information was kept secret for so long and why security patches weren’t deployed sooner.
A new security company, ThreatPress, recently released their analysis of various threats, vulnerabilities and hacking trends specifically faced by WordPress owners throughout the course of 2017. Here’s what was new/big in the 2017 WordPress hacking game.
A recent hack of Sheriff David Clarke’s Twitter account has accidentally shined a bright light on a very serious topic. We now know that foreign hackers have begun hacking the social media accounts of Donald Trumps friends online, as a means to send information to the President directly – literally bypassing every safe guard, protocol and regulation the Secret Service has in place to communicate to/with the President of the United States.
Hundreds of gigabits of data from thousands of phones in 21 different countries, encompassing everyone from doctors to Government contractors, was recently found on an exposed and unprotected online server. Upon analysis, cyber security researches have traced the server and Malware/Spyware which delivered to it directly to the Lebanese Government. More specifically, Lebanese National Intelligence.
From North Korea to the US, hackers have begun exploiting more and more people through various flaws in the coding of Microsoft Office Applications/Programs, something particularly concerning considering there are hundreds of millions of computers worldwide which came pre-installed with this software. Here is what to know and what you can do to keep safe going forward.
In conjunction with #OpISIS and #OpReverseCaliphate, Ghost Squad Hackers recently concluded a massive hack against the Islamic State. Included in the breach were +20 channels on Telegram used by the Islamic State, exposing countless individual accounts used by ISIS members on the service, as well as other websites and video hosting platforms used by the terrorists.
Despite online vigilante-ism accidentally pushing terrorist organizations further and further underground over the years, the US Government is still asking the general public for help. A new report from a member of the US Intelligence Community outlines some of the struggles facing modern analysts tracking individual targets and terrorists organizations online.
An oversight by Ethiopian authorities has left detailed spyware file logs unsecured and out in the open. Now, a new report by Citizen Lab about the leaked material in question shows just how far the Ethiopian Government is willing to go to track people online, as well as how Israeli spy firms developed the tools to help them do it.