Millions of online accounts have been compromised so far this year alone. The growth of data stored online is unprecedented, but data security is not keeping pace. The data breach deluge of 2011 is swelling larger than ever before and calls for better security measures to be implemented by all […]
Software crackers who make money breaking other people’s software don’t usually get rich from their skills. With the release of iDefense Labs report on Emerging Economic Models for Vulnerability Research, this may be changing.
If you’re reading this, odds are you are under attack. Your Web server is being crushed under the extraordinary load of thousands or even millions of bogus requests. How do you deal with it? Before we jump into that, a quick definition, courtesy of Wikipedia:
Since last week we saw the publishing of confidential documents from inside Twitter (I doubt any of you missed that, but if you did, TechCrunch last week got passed documents from a hacker who figured out how to get into several accounts at Twitter).
An update to the WordPress platform, version 2.8.2, was issued earlier today that addresses a security issue known as XSS or cross-site scripting.
If you are running a Simple Machines Forum, there is a new hack making the rounds, and it is enough to turn your forum into something you no longer control. The hack first showed up May 01 2009, and has been gaining steam over the last couple of days. If […]
Bandit Defense has posted a new WordPress hack, but there are some things you need to know about first. The biggest one is that it relies on poor security at the hosting company, and already knowing the password to the WordPress website you want to hack.
Hacking is a major problem that is increasing day by day. The Internet world is flocked with hundreds of, infact of thousands of anti hacking software but their effectiveness is still in question! In a recent post at Google’s Webmaster Central blog, Search Quality Team of Google talks about two […]