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Why you shouldn’t freak out (yet) about the ‘Cloudbleed’ security leak

×<p>Why you shouldn’t freak out (yet) about the ‘Cloudbleed’ security leak<p>SAN FRANCISCO — A new bug was found to be leaking information from hundreds of …

Password security worsens, '123456' most popular password in 2016

Password security is hitting new lows with each passing year and 2016 was no different. According to Keeper Security, the most popular password in …

Security

The Website of Donald Trump's Cyber Security Advisor Is Insecure as Hell

On Thursday, Donald Trump’s transition team announced that Rudy Giuliani would be forming a cybersecurity team for the President-elect, citing the …

Millions of eSports player data stolen by hackers and leaked online

LeakedSource claimed it obtained a total of 1,503,707 Esea user records.<p>Over 1.5 million user profiles featuring names, email addresses and personal …

Security

WordPress, Joomla, and Magento Continue to Be the Most Hacked CMSs

Based on statistical data gathered by Sucuri from 7,937 compromised websites, WordPress, Joomla, and Magento, in this order, continued to be the most …

Web Design

FTC sues D-Link for failure to secure webcams, routers from online attacks

D-Link is under fire from the Federal Trade Commission for not doing enough to secure its products, including connected home devices —a threat Apple …

Encryption

8 Security Tips for Small Businesses Accepting Online Payments in 2017

When customers make a purchase from your online storefront can they trust you to protect their credit card information? If not, why would they …

Security

Millions of Websites Vulnerable Due to Security Bug in Popular PHP Script

A security flaw discovered in a common PHP script allows knowledgeable attackers to execute code on a website that uses a vulnerable version of the …

Information Security

Unpatched Vulnerability on Wix.com Puts Millions of Sites at Risk

Wix websites are vulnerable to reflective DOM cross-site scripting attack that could give attackers control of user’s websites.

Information Security

Your website may be engaged in secret criminal activity

Most of us think of website hacks as illicit activities aimed at siphoning critical information or disrupting the business of website owners. But what happens when your site becomes hacked, not for the purpose of harming you but rather to further the ends of other parties? Most likely, the …

Small Business Site Shut Down, Owner Confused

SAN FRANCISCO - Jocelyn Rose’s dog, Tuco, is the inspiration behind Boo Boo’s Best, her dog treat company. Rose counts on her e-commerce website to …

Small Business

IRS kills electronic filing PIN feature due to repeated attacks

After repeated attacks, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has decided to retire a Web-based tool for obtaining PINs that taxpayers could use to file …

Identity Theft

More than 32 million Twitter credentials reportedly hacked

The company trying to be the Google of hacked user credentials says it just obtained another huge leak, this time affecting Twitter users. …

Security