‘Marauders Map’ lets you track friends using FB Messenger: Tool plots a precise location each time someone uses the site Harvard student has created a digital ‘Marauder’s Map’ that uses location data from Facebook Messenger to pinpoint an individual’s movements Relies on people sharing their location by default in messages Map was designed to highlight  [...]
Mac OS is not Panacea from Viruses Added: Friday, August 7th, 2015   Mac has always been advertised as a platform that is relatively safe from malware. This was due to combination of the lower number of users, less attention from security researchers and, most importantly, fewer security holes in Mac OS than Windows. Apple  [...]
WordPress 4.2.4 Security and Maintenance Release  Posted August 4, 2015 by Samuel Sidler. Filed under Releases, Security. WordPress 4.2.4 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This release addresses six issues, including three cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential SQL injection that  [...]
WordPress 4.2.1 Released to Patch Comment Exploit Vulnerability Sarah Gooding April 27, 2015 4 photo credit: Will Montague – cc This morning we reported on an XSS vulnerability in WordPress 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, and 3.9.3, which allows an attacker to compromise a site via its comments. The security team quickly patched the vulnerability and released  [...]
WordPress Security Alert – WP Super cache Credit: Wikipedia Upgrade immediately ITWorld|April 8, 2015 Security firm Sucuri revealed on their blog this week that they had uncovered a persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability in the popular WordPress plugin WP Super Cache. The effects of this vulnerability can be severe as an attacker can potentially insert malicious code  [...]
Shopping for Spy Gear: Catalog Advertises NSA Toolbox By Jacob Appelbaum, Judith Horchert and Christian Stöcker from www.spiegel.de/international taken from – InSerbia.info DPA Entering through the back door: A State Trooper truck is seen in front of the Fort Meade, Maryland headquarters of the National Security Agency. After years of speculation that electronics can be accessed  [...]
Critical Vulnerability in popular WordPress themes
Hackers exploit critical vulnerability in popular WordPress theme component WordPress admins should check if their sites use the Slider Revolution plug-in and update it immediately, researchers said By Lucian Constantin | 04 September 14. Attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability in a WordPress plug-in that’s used by a large number of themes, researchers from  [...]
WordPress 4.0.1 Security Release
Posted November 20, 2014 by Andrew Nacin. Filed under Releases, Security. WordPress 4.0.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. Sites that support automatic background updates will be updated to WordPress 4.0.1 within the next few hours. If you  [...]
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