Malicious plugins for WordPress websites are being used not just to maintain access on the compromised server but also to mine for cryptocurrency.
Scammers pushing snake oil products compromised hundreds of GoDaddy accounts and used 15,000 subdomains to redirect to spam pages, some of which tried to impersonate popular websites.
Despite widespread attention since January, the ‘Sea Turtle’ Campaign Focuses on DNS Hijacking to Compromise Targets and shows no signs of abating.
The world’s most popular web server, Apache HTTP Server, had a critical vulnerability that could give an attacker a way to gain ‘root’ control on systems.
A major operational error by GoDaddy, Apple, and Google has resulted in the issuance of at least 1 million browser-trusted digital certificates that don’t comply with binding industry mandates. The number of non-compliant certificates may be double that number, and other browser-trusted authorities are also likely to be affected.
WordPress 5.0 is the single biggest update in the history of WordPress and it’s going to change the way you do everything on the platform. When WordPress powers roughly 30% of the entire web, a significant change like this is always going to have a major impact on website owners and marketers. So here’s a quick look at everything that’s coming with WordPress 5.0 and what you need to do to get ready.