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Is your WordPress or Joomla site infected with fake jQuery script?

Cybersecurity provider Avast just issued a warning about an increasing number of attacks on these content management systems whereby cybercriminals have injected a fake script on millions of websites. In fact, they’re saying that they have seen 4.5 million user attacks since last November. Please check with your provider to ensure that your sites are […]

Stream Data Centers’s new data center in Texas

Stream Data Centers is building a single story data center in Richardson, Texas. A 20,000 square feet facility is scheduled to open in August and can be controlled by up to four tenants. It is designed to withstand 125 mph winds and its security features include biometric scanners and internal and external cameras.

Automattic introduces VaultPress for WordPress backup

The founders of the incredibly popular WordPress platform have introduced a revolutionary service that will allow users of the open-source software the ability to easily backup their data via a secure service dubbed VaultPress. Currently available as a private beta for testing, VaultPress is built on the Automattic grid, the same that powers WordPress.com and […]

TWIH: Infected computers and racy domains

This week’s stories range from the taking down of one of the largest botnet infections in history to the coming auction and interesting history of one of the web’s premier domain names.

Steering clear of dangerous Olympic spam

With the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada now completed and the Games officially underway, security firm MessageLabs Intelligence has released information about the astounding number of cyber criminals attempting to spread malware in the name of the much-loved event, some with the intent to launch attacks on unsuspecting web […]

Government scrutiny ups security ante

Server security for hosts ranging from the high-end firms that oversee the web site of the American Central Intelligence Agency to private companies like PayPal has become a topic at the forefront of conversation in the IT industry following a slew of attacks on various high-profile web sites this past week.

49 House of Representatives websites defaced

49 House of Representatives websites were hacked after United States President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Wednesday night, in a similar attacks back in August 2009 on 18 House. It is still unknown where the attack came from or what political motivations does the attacker have. The websites are managed by GovTrends, based […]

EMC buys Archer Technologies

Recovery solutions provider EMC has announced its plan to acquire Archer Technologies. The terms of the sale were not immediately available, but the deal is expected to be complete by April 2010. Archer’s 138 employees will be integrated into EMC’s technology of RSA Security.

RockYou security breach results in 32 million exposed user credentials

Big news this week – the website of RockYou was breached. As a result, 32 million user login credentials were exposed to hackers. Log-in information for applications on partner sites were not affected. Users are advised to change their passwords for their online accounts including email if they use the same information. RockYou is upgrading […]

Google DNS: gathering speed or gathering information?

Google Wave, Google Chrome, and as of December 3, 2009, the web surfing crowd now has access to Google Public DNS. The search engine company has put the latest product out as part of an overall effort to make the web faster.

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