Water Utility Damaged by Cyberattack

An electronic attack believed to emanate from computers in Russia reportedly destroyed a water pump belonging to an unnamed, Springfield, Illinois water utility earlier this month after hackers gained unauthorized access to that company’s industrial control system, according to published reports. 

Hackers Exploiting Zero-Day in WordPress Themes

Hackers are actively exploiting a zero-day vulnerability that may be affecting millions of WordPress users. The bug was found in an image re-sizing utility that comes built-in to a number of commercial and free themes on the popular blogging platform.

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