DomainFactory Hacked—Hosting Provider Asks All Users to Change Passwords

Besides Timehop, another data breach was discovered last week that affects users of one of the largest web hosting companies in Germany, DomainFactory, owned by GoDaddy.

The breach initially happened back in last January this year and just emerged last Tuesday when an unknown attacker himself posted a breach note on the DomainFactory support forum.

Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software

t's time to gear up your systems and software for the latest July 2018 Microsoft security patch updates.

Microsoft today released security patch updates for 53 vulnerabilities, affecting Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), Edge, ChakraCore, .NET Framework, ASP.NET, PowerShell, Visual Studio, and Microsoft Office and Office Services, and Adobe Flash Player.

Out of 53 vulnerabilities, 17 are rated critical, 34 important, one moderate and one as low in severity.

Malicious Software Packages Found On Arch Linux User Repository

Yet another incident which showcases that you should not explicitly trust user-controlled software repositories.
One of the most popular Linux distros Arch Linux has pulled as many as three user-maintained software repository AUR packages after it was found hosting malicious code.
Arch Linux is an independently developed, general-purpose GNU/Linux distribution composed predominantly of free and open-source software, and supports community involvement.

Hardening Wordpress

Hardening Wordpress

WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.Most of the CMS are very vulnerable and security fixes are always realeased for newer version.Below is a link on how to successfully harden your Wordpress site.

Hardening wordpress sites