Millions of WordPress Websites at Risk of Hijacking

Millions of WordPress sites at Risk of Hijacking

WordPress released a security upgrade not long after the news broke through the weekend. The vulnerability, which influences WordPress 4.2 and priors versions, permits malevolent JavaScript to be infused into a comment system, with the code being enacted when the comment is seen in a consumer’s browser, as indicated by security firm Klikki Oy. The …

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Slack got hacked, here is how to setup its newly announced 2 factor authentication

Slack Hacked

According to a recent blog post of Slack, the company was breached back in February for four whole days. Even though there is no direct reason to worry, it is definite that security online needs to be taken more seriously from now on and the guidelines that follow aim to do just that! Slack is …

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How to Prevent BYOD Security Breaches at Your Company

Prevent BYOD Security Breaches

Nowadays, businesses allow their employees to proceed with work remotely or even offer them the opportunity to bring their own device at the office. This is called BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and it has become a quite frequent phenomenon in workplaces. There are significant benefits to such a tactic, including the option of getting …

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Research on Cyber Security Strategies Reveals Communication issues between CISOs and CEOs

Research on Cyber Security Strategies

It has been highlighted in a thoroughly conducted study, there is lack of communication between CEOs and IT leaders in businesses; this results in problematic addressing of cyber threats. In addition, many business owners appear misinformed on the legislation and the rules related to cyber security. In an accredited research that has been performed among …

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CAVIRTEX Finally Stops Operating Due to Recent Security Breach

cavirtex shut down

The most recent incident of security breaches in cryptocurrency is that of CAVIRTEX and its potential vulnerability, leading to its permanent cease of operation. Due to the ongoing security flaws and attacks targeting Bitcoin, the CryptoCurrency Security Standard (CCSS) has been published. Bitcoin exchange markets have been targeted by cyber criminals, as it turns out …

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Darktrace Reveals Six Months’ Data Breach in Financial Services by Hackers

Darktrace Reveals Six Months’ Data Breach

Financial information has allegedly been breached, due to malware detected by Darktrace security firm. Fears of boldness in the actions of hackers increase, due to the recent attacks against Sony and found in business sites universally. Security firm Darktrace has highlighted a recent revelation about financial data being breached for a period of six months, …

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Internet of Things on an Upward Trajectory, While More Web Addresses Lead to More Security Breaches

Internet of Things on an Upward Trajectory

People have become positive at using the Internet of Things, in spite of the security breaches that this interconnectivity can lead to. All at once, the decision of ICANN to introduce a lot more web extensions can trigger even more security hazards for Internet users to deal with. Internet of Things (IoT) includes Internet connectivity …

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Security Predictions for 2015: 8 Major Threats Ahead as we Enter the New Year

Security Predictions for 2015

Now that 2015 is practically on our doorstep, it is worth taking the time and reminiscing on what has already been done in the field of security. There are several breakthroughs that have been made, causing grave changes to the concept of online security. The Internet of Things has become more apparent and the aspects …

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Payza Hacked by Famous Madleets Hackers Group

Payza Hacked by Famous Madleets Hackers Group

Renowned Pakistani hackers’ group hacked Payza Company’s official blog, allegedly exposing passwords and usernames of registered Payza users. Payza, an American based online payment company has been hacked by the notorious Pakistani hackers’’ group dubbed Team MadLeets. The breach was first reported on twitter a few hours ago through the twitter handles of MindCracker and …

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People Still a Major Threat in Cyber Security, Study

People Still Major Cyber Security Threat

Similar to most other notable security breaches of 2014, recent email leaks from Sony hack brought the issue of cyber security into spotlight. In the aftermath of the hack, one cannot fail to notice how only when such an event occurs, everybody suddenly seems to become aware of the threat that lies in wait in …

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