Social media management system Hootsuite recovered rapidly from a denial of service (DoS) attack late last week, bouncing back after only being offline for a few hours Thursday morning.
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Cisco fixed serious vulnerabilities this week in its email and content security management products that could have let an attacker execute code with privileges of the root user.
Hackers were able to compromise a server used by Electronic Arts Games this week and rig one of its websites to resemble an Apple log-in page to dole out phishing attacks.
Sally Beauty Supply confirmed Monday that an attacker was able to penetrate its system and make off with “fewer than 25,000 records” of its customers’ sensitive banking information.
More than 7,600 different power, chemical and petrochemical plants may still be vulnerable to a handful of SCADA vulnerabilities made public this week.
UPDATE – Samsung is contending claims last week that several of their Galaxy branded devices have a backdoor that could give an attacker “over-the-air remote control,” access to the phone’s file system and turn them into spying tools.
More than 162,000 “popular and clean” WordPress sites were recently used in a large-scale distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) that exploited the content management system’s pingback feature.
Joomla pushed out version 3.2.3 of its product last week, fixing a SQL injection zero day vulnerability that could have let attackers exploit sites running the CMS.
information about a staggering number of citizens and perhaps as many as 30 million records, may have been divulged by a Vietnamese man who was able to trick credit reporting bureau Experian.
Research this week makes it’s clear that many attackers are still using point of sale malware, namely Dexter and Project Hook, in active attacks.