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The New version of WordPress 4.9.3 broke the automatic update function

Site administrators working on WordPress have had a tough week when, on Monday, February 5 2018, a new version of CMS (WordPress 4.9.3) was published, which was supposed to fix a number of minor problems, but eventually, accidentally, corrupted the ...

Phishing clone of Reddit site detected

A malicious clone of the popular Reddit site was found, it is located at reddit [.] Co
A malicious clone of the popular Reddit site was found, it is located at reddit [.] Co. Apparently, the author of this clone ...

Keylogger injection campaign covered 2000 WordPress-sites

The experts found that after the closure of the malicious website cloudflare [.] Solutions, with which hackers downloaded the cryptomayer Coinhive and later Keylogger on hacked WordPress sites, hackers registered three new domain names.
According to PublicWWW, at the moment, ...

Google Play – found a new malware

Virus analysts found in the Google Play catalog 27 games with a built-in Android Trojan.RemoteCode.127.origin.

It quietly downloads and launches additional modules that perform various malicious functions. For example, they simulate the actions of users, secretly opening websites and clicking on ...

Ends in 2017, and the password “123456” is still the most popular

For many years, analysts at SplashData have published a list of the 100 worst passwords of the year
Thus, experts hope to draw attention to the problem that such statistics will force users to think about security and realize that ...

Facebook introduced a new protocol for encrypting chat conversations

The Facebook company published on the portal GitHub the code for a new encryption protocol for group chat with increased reliability, which was named Asynchronous Ratcheting Tree (ART).

According to the authors of the project – a group of researchers from ...

Hundreds of sites use malicious WordPress plugins 3 years after they are discovered

14 malicious plug-ins have been removed from the official WordPress catalog by the end of 2014
Cyber security experts from the company White Fir Design reported that several hundred sites continue to use 14 malicious plug-ins WordPress after almost three ...

Google will start filtering bad ads in Chrome

Chrome browser will have a built-in ads blocker.
Google reported that, as of February 15, 2018, a special filter will remove ads that can cause users inconvenience.
Formats that do not meet the standards set by the Coalition for Better ...

Facebook fights extortion of likes

The administration of Facebook is taking new measures to protect data – the social network introduced a special algorithm for recognizing faces.
It will help users in time to find out that their photos have been published, even if they ...

Malware Wp-Vcd is distributed through “pirate” themes for WordPress

At the end of November 2017,Security specialists discovered a new malware Wp-Vcd
Wp-Vcd attacks sites running WordPress. The malware uses known vulnerabilities in plug-ins or CMS for attacks and they mask themselves as a legitimate WordPress files. If the attack ...

Phishing sites are moving to HTTPS

Phishing with false SSL certificates becomes massive – up to a quarter of fake sites are hosted on HTTPS-domains
“Kaspersky Lab” recorded tens of millions of threats only in the third quarter. The green lock does not guarantee the authenticity ...

The Firefox browser will mark websites that were previously hacked

Firefox will get a useful feature
The developers of Firefox are working on a new feature that will warn you if you visit a site that has been attacked by hackers.

Information for notifications web browser will be taken from the ...

OWASP named the most serious risks for Web applications

Participants in the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) have compiled another list of the most dangerous threats for Web applications
Participants in the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) have compiled another list of the most dangerous threats for ...

A new unCAPTCHA system can bypass 450 reCAPTCHA in less than 6 seconds

unCAPTCHA is a new automated system developed by experts from the University of Maryland at College Park, able to bypass reCAPTCHA from Googleinfo-icon with an accuracy of 85%
This is due to the audio version of the hint for people ...

Monero Miners use Google Tag Manager

Attackers distribute the Coinhive Miner using Google Tag Manager
Monero hunters, specializing in the introduction of the Coinhive Miner, have adopted the Google Tag Manager.

As the security researcher Troy Mursch told The Register, he discovered Coinhive on the website of ...

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