Researchers looking into the recently uncovered Turla, or Snake, cyber espionage campaign have discovered some similarities connecting it to older pieces of malware such as Agent.btz and Red October.
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.
Google has fixed several serious security vulnerabilities in Chrome 33, just ahead of the Pwn2Own hacking competition at CanSecWest this week, which surely will reveal several more new bugs in the browser. The company’s Chrome browser is always at the top of the target list for contestants in Pwn2Own, which rewards them with cash prizes[...]
NTP amplification DDoS attacks are on the rise despite an effort to close off the holes in network time protocol servers that enable such attacks.
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.