Archive for the ‘php security’ Category

Hackers Actively Exploiting Widely-Used Social Share Plugin for WordPress

April 23rd, 2019
Hackers have been found exploiting a pair of critical security vulnerabilities in one of the popular social media sharing plugins to take control over WordPress websites that are still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. The vulnerable plugin in question is Social Warfare which is a popular and widely deployed WordPress plugin with more than 900,000 downloads. It is used to add social

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Drupal Releases Core CMS Updates to Patch Several Vulnerabilities

April 17th, 2019
Drupal, the popular open-source content management system, has released security updates to address multiple "moderately critical" vulnerabilities in Drupal Core that could allow remote attackers to compromise the security of hundreds of thousands of websites. According to the advisories published today by the Drupal developers, all security vulnerabilities Drupal patched this month reside in

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Critical PHPMailer Flaw leaves Millions of Websites Vulnerable to Remote Exploit

December 26th, 2016

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in PHPMailer, which is one of the most popular open source PHP libraries to send emails used by more than 9 Million users worldwide.

Millions of PHP websites and popular open source web applications, including WordPress, Drupal, 1CRM, SugarCRM, Yii, and Joomla comes with PHPMailer library for sending emails using a variety of methods, including

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Critical Vulnerability Patched in Roundcube Webmail

December 7th, 2016

Open source webmail provider Roundcube was patched against a vulnerability that could be trivially exploited to run code on servers or access email accounts.

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PornHub Pays Hackers $20,000 to Find Zero-day Flaws in its Website

July 25th, 2016

Cyber attacks get bigger, smarter, more damaging.

P*rnHub launched its bug bounty program two months ago to encourage hackers and bug bounty hunters to find and responsibly report flaws in its services and get rewarded.

Now, it turns out that the world’s most popular p*rn*graphy site has paid its first bounty payout. But how much?

US $20,000!
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Yes, P*rnHub has paid $20,000

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These Top 10 Programming Languages Have Most Vulnerable Apps on the Internet

December 4th, 2015

A new research showed that Scripting languages, in general, give birth to more security vulnerabilities in web applications, which raised concerns over potential security bugs in millions of websites.

The app security firm Veracode has released its State of Software Security: Focus on Application Development report (PDF), analyzing more than 200,000 separate applications from October 1,

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