The world is preparing itself for the intense excitement of 10,000 athletes from across the globe competing in 42 individual sports. But, as much of a global buzz that the Olympics create, the Games are already drawing the attention of cyber criminals.
Two security vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in password manager LastPass. One by prolific security-vulnerability finder Tavis Ormandy, and the other by Mathias Karlsson of Detectify Labs.
Problems with LastPass security might have been improperly disclosed, putting user passwords at higher risk, but the flaws have already been fixed with an update rolling out now.
Three weeks into a month of targeting WordPress and its plugins, the Dutch 'Summer of Pwnage' hacking event has uncovered 64 vulnerabilities. Does this make WordPress the Adobe Flash of the CMS world? SCMagazine UK.com investigates...
The world is preparing itself for the intense excitement of 10,000 athletes from across the globe competing in 42 individual sports. But, as much of a global buzz that the Olympics create, the Games are already drawing the attention of cyber criminals. Businesses and consumers alike face a number of cyber threats.
Ubuntu Linux developer Canonical has admitted that the data of 2 million of its forum users has been compromised, following the exploitation of a known SQL vulnerability. The flaw was found in the ‘Forumrunner’ add-on, which was left unpatched.
A new strain of malware has been spotted on the dark web that is up for sale for less than $50 for a lifetime licence. The ransomware, named Stampado, gives victims 96 hours to pay the ransom before it starts randomly deleting files from their PC. Security experts provide an insight on this ransomware below.
Most web applications have multiple serious, open vulnerabilities, increasing the likelihood of a breach.
Industry researchers reveal new and creative methods of web-based attacks.
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