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Heartbleed is a vulnerability that came to light in April of 2014; it allowed attackers unprecedented access to sensitive information, and it was present on thousands of web servers, including those running major sites like Yahoo. Heartbleed was caused by a flaw in OpenSSL, an open source code library that implemented the Transport Layer Security […]

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The WordPress team just pushed out a new version of WordPress. WordPress 3.6.1 is a maintenance release that includes some security bug fixes. Straight from their release post, these are the security changes: Block unsafe PHP unserialization that could occur in limited situations and setups, which can lead to remote code execution. Reported by Tom […]

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Social networking websites have actively been used in different malicious campaigns by cybercriminals in the past –  most of which incorporate techniques such as phishing and spam.  One of these campaigns are the Blackhole Exploit Kit (BHEK) spam campaign, which has been plaguing Internet users for quite a while. BHEK spam campaigns are known to […]

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