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Estonian based web security startup WebARX, the company who is also behind open-source plugin vulnerability scanner WPBullet and soon-to-be-released bug bounty platform plugbounty.com, has a big vision for a safer web. It built a defensive core for websites which is embedded deep inside the company’s DNA as even ARX in their name refers to the …

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Managing a WordPress website can sap a lot of your time and energy, which otherwise you’d spend on managing your business. If you’re looking to cut down on the hours, you spend troubleshooting WordPress technical and security problems, better managing and monitoring your website and users, or your customers, you need a WordPress activity log …

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If you have downloaded the VSDC multimedia editing software between late February to late March this year, there are high chances that your computer has been infected with a banking trojan and an information stealer. The official website of the VSDC software — one of the most popular, free video editing and converting app with …

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What is website security? Website security refers to the protection of personal and organizational public-facing websites from cyberattacks. Why should I care about website security? Cyberattacks against public-facing websites—regardless of size—are common. An attack to your website could Cause defacement, Cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition, Enable the attacker to obtain sensitive information, or Enable the …

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On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, GitHub’s code hosting website hit with the largest-ever distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that peaked at record 1.35 Tbps. Interestingly, attackers did not use any botnet network, instead weaponized misconfigured Memcached servers to amplify the DDoS attack. Earlier this week we published a report detailing how attackers could abuse …

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OurMine is in headlines once again—this time for defacing WikiLeaks website. The notorious hacking group, OurMine, is known for breaching into high-profile figures and companies’ social media accounts, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, HBO, Game of Thrones and Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN).According to screenshots circulating on Twitter, …

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According to a report from security provider SiteLock, released Wednesday, 99% of hacked websites are nonprofits, blogs, and small business, proving that big business websites aren’t the only ones being targeted. The pace of the attacks was strong—websites are attacked 22 times per day, or more than 8,000 times per year, on average, the report …

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The official website of Ohio Governor John Kasich and the site of Ohio First Lady Karen Kasich were defaced on June 25 by a group calling itself Team System DZ. The group is a known pro-Islamic State “hacktivist” group that has repeatedly had its social media accounts suspended for posting IS propaganda videos and other …

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Someone calling themselves “Pro_Mast3r” managed to deface a server associated with President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign fundraising on Sunday, The server, secure2.donaldjtrump.com, is behind Cloudflare’s content management and security platform, and does not appear to be directly linked from the Trump Pence campaign’s home page. But it does appear to be an actual Trump campaign …