Website Antivirus – CWIS product line

Website Antivirus – CWIS product line

Cobweb Security is a young and dynamic company founded by cyber security experts specializing in website and web server security.
Our core business is monitoring, detection and cleaning infected Websites.
Our extended experience in web security prompt us to develop ...

Hackers produced the “biggest YouTube hack in the history”

Hackers produced the “biggest YouTube hack in the history”
The group of hackers called OurMine has hacked thousands of YouTube accounts, including profiles of famous bloggers.

The group of hackers called OurMine has hacked thousands of YouTube accounts, including profiles of ...

Still using the SHA-1 function? Security experts recommend you don’t

In late February 2017 Google experts along with the Dutch Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (the center of math and informatics) proved that SHA-1 is vulnerable to collision attacks.
In other words, hackers, using SHA-1 hash collision can create a fake ...

The Number of Hacked Websites Increased by 32% According to Google’s Webmaster Central Blog

According to Google report https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/03/nohacked-year-in-review.html?m=1

On the State of Website Security in 2016, there was a significant increase in the amount of compromised websites.

However regrettable, the Internet did not become a safer place in the past year, compared to 2015. In ...

Security breach in a WordPress Plugin «Wordfence Security» (Part II)

On the basis of the simulated situation we discussed in our previous article, one of our clients found himself in a similar problem.

A couple of days ago our client, when attempting to upload a file, received the following error message:

 

The ...

Security Breach in a WordPress Plugin «Wordfence Security» (Part I)

Security Breach in a WordPress Plugin «Wordfence Security»
A short side note: This article was made after we shared the breach with the developers of the plugin and received a response from him (the quoted response is in part II ...

A Dangerous Local Vulnerability is Found in Systemd 228

A dangerous local vulnerability is found in systemd 228 that allows a non-privileged attacker run a code as superuser.
As stated by security researcher Sebastian Krahmer, the problem previously found in systemd can be exploited not only for Linux distribution ...

Malefactors Use KillDisk for Attacks on Linux Systems

New opportunities of KillDisk allow to control malware through the C&C server and use the application as a crypto ransomware
ESET researchers have discovered a new variant of KillDisk malware designed for attacks on the  Linux systems.

KillDisk is a destructive ...