A critical PHPMailer bug tied to the way websites handle email and feedback forms is leaving millions of websites hosted on popular web-publishing platforms such as WordPress, Drupal and Joomla open to attack.
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A bug bounty hunter earned $5,000 for a Facebook hack that allowed him to bypass security protection and access any Facebook user’s true email address.
Spammers are turning to an old technique known as hailstorm to slip past anti-spam and anti-malware filters to deliver Dridex banking malware and Locky ransomware.
An cybercrime group from Russia earns $3 million to $5 million daily through defrauding major U.S. websites of video ad revenue.
Researchers at Flashpoint said their analysis of the latest ShadowBrokers dump of NSA tools leads them to believe an insider with access to a code repository stole the data.
Experts at InfoArmor said the stolen database of 1 billion Yahoo accounts has been sold multiple times for at least $300,000 each time.
A hacker offered to sell an unpatched system vulnerability in the U.S. Election Assistance Commission website on the Dark Web for “thousands” of dollars.
A remote code execution bug in Ubuntu Desktop was patched; the vulnerability affected all default installations of Quantal version 12.10 and later.
An exploit kit called DNSChanger is attacking routers, not browsers, through a malvertising campaign.
KFC Corporation warned 1.2 million of its UK-based Colonel’s Club members to reset their passwords after 30 members were targeted in an attack.