Backdoor In WordPress Captcha Plugin Affects 300K Websites

Buying popular plugins with a large user-base and using it for effortless malicious campaigns have become a new trend for bad actors. One such incident happened recently when the renowned developer BestWebSoft sold a popular Captcha WordPress plugin to an undisclosed buyer, who then modified the plugin to download and install a hidden backdoor. In a blog post published on Tuesday, …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

The most important story of this week was probably the one about a security breach suffered by NiceHash, one of the most popular crypto-mining marketplaces. The the stolen money was tracked to a single Bitcoin wallet and the amount was estimated at $70 million. Curious to read what happened this week in the industry? Here …

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Crypto-Mining Largest Exchange Hacked

Bitcoin is breaking every record—after gaining 20% jump last week, Bitcoin price just crossed the $15,500 mark in less than 48 hours—and there can be no better reason for hackers to put all of their efforts to steal cryptocurrency. NiceHash, the largest Bitcoin mining marketplace, has been hacked, which resulted in the theft of more …

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Data Breach In Paypal Subsidiary

PayPal has disclosed a data breach that may have compromised personally identifiable information for roughly 1.6 million customers at a payment processing company PayPal acquired this year. PayPal said that a review of its recently acquired company TIO Networks showed evidence of unauthorized access to the company’s network, including some confidential parts where the personal information of …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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Curious to know what happened this week in cyber security?  Here are most important stories of the past days in our weekly security round-up, so keep calm and read the news: 1. Only 12% of Organizations are Likely to Detect a Sophisticated Cyber Attack According to the EY survey of nearly 1,200 C-level leaders of the …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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This week we wrote two articles about three WordPress plugins and Microsoft Word Vulnerability. Microsoft Word Vulnerability was there for 17 years but no one was aware of this. Read and take action as now these vulnerability is now in public domain. The most important story of the week was the one about Apple’s Face …

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Banking Trojan Now Steal Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts

Security investigators have discovered a new, sophisticated form of malware based on Zeus banking Trojan that steals more than just bank account details. Dubbed Terdot, the banking Trojan has been around since mid-2016 and was initially designed to operate as a proxy to conduct Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) attacks, steal browsing information such as stored credit card information and …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

This week we could not publish any article due to my bad health so now let’s see the major stories of the past days in our weekly round-up. As always, the cyber-security landscape brings new challenges, so read on and keep yourselves informed! 1.Unencrypted USB stick with 2.5GB of data detailing airport security found in …

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Have You Sent Wrong Message? You Can Now Delete It

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WhatsApp has finally rolled out its most anticipated feature “Delete For Everyone” that allows its over one billion users revoke their messages in case they sent those to wrong person or a group. You can only delete messages for everyone for up to seven minutes after sending. “Once seven minutes have passed, there is no …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

This week we published a major security alert, one that should not be overlooked: be careful about Bad Rabbit, a ransomware outbreak delivered through a fake Adobe Flash Update. It’s significantly more threatening than its predecessors like non-Petya or WannaCry, because it also saves the collected information. This malware spread like wildfire through major organizations in …

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