web security

WordPress latest release fixes critical cross-site scripting vulnerability

With the release of WordPress 5.1.1, the developers behind the platform have fixed critical cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability and introduced several fixes and enhancements. The XSS vulnerabilit...

Romantic Phishing is on the rise – How not to lose your money while losing your heart

Phishing is one of the most popular and easiest social engineering techniques to exploit online users Kaspersky Lab experts have detected a sharp increase in phishing activities from criminals offerin...

Sectigo to protect enterprises in Middle East against rising cyberthreats

Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA) is looking to protect enterprises in Middle East against phishing, business email compromise (BEC), and other web security threats. As a part of this, the company has expa...

Plenty of plugins and PHP libraries disabling TLS validation, leaving sensitive data at risk

A massive number of websites today are powered by PHP and content management systems like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal. These sites come with plugins to provide functionalities and improve user experi...

Organizations have 14 misconfigured public cloud services running at any given time: McAfee study

On average, an organization experiences over 2,200 misconfigured incidents every month in their public cloud instances, according to a report by McAfee. These cloud instances include infrastructure-as...

Websites running PHP 5 will be vulnerable to attacks in just a couple of months

78.9% of all the websites are currently using PHP, according to W3Techs. Further, 61.8% of these websites are running PHP version 5. What’s alarming about these stats is that PHP will stop providing s...

Mozilla moves its DNS over HTTPS protocol testing to Beta phase

Mozilla Firefox is all set to test DNS over HTTPS feature on its beta channel. As an effort to safeguard user security, web browser Mozilla began experimentation with DNS (Domain Name System) in early...

Comodo CA and Korea Information CA expand partnership in Asia

Comodo CA and Korea Information CA (KICA) are expanding their partnership in Asia, to offer digital web security solutions in Vietnam and Indonesia. KICA is a prominent certification authority in Asia...

Website backup tool: eBackupper hits version 1.0

eBackupper, a SaaS-based online data backup program developed by AOMEI Technology, recently hit version 1.0. It allows users to backup their websites and databases to cloud, and safely restore them wh...

Increasing cyber-attacks – are we heading towards cyber doom?

The recent Petya ransomware tragedy that struck the computer systems worldwide, is the second largest cyber-attack after the WannaCry Ransomware that had hit the world last month. The recent attack hi...

The ransomware attack continues, affecting systems worldwide

The ransomware attack that hit the world computers on Friday affecting a lot of NHS trusts, is attracting a lot of concern from security agencies, government and IT companies, majorly because of the b...

An Inforgraphic: How to Keep Your Internet Usage Private

It is no secret that our Internet activity is anything but private. Email, chats, videos, photos, file transfers, social networking details, and more can all be accessed at any given time. In fact, to...

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