Botnet blasts WordPress sites with configuration download attacks

by Paul Ducklin Security researchers at WordFence, a company that’s focused…


You DID change your password after that data breach, didn’t you?

by Paul Ducklin Until a few years ago, received wisdom for passwords…


Nuclear missile contractor hacked in Maze ransomware attack

by Lisa Vaas The US is protected by what’s known as a nuclear triad: a…


NZ Woman stalked by sandwich server via her COVID-19 contact tracing info

by Lisa Vaas Mayo? Mustard? Creep who takes your sandwich order plus the…


Criminal forum trading stolen data suffers ironic data breach

by John E Dunn Someone on the dark web is touting for sale an unusual…


Huge toll of ransomware attacks revealed in Sophos report

by John E Dunn Ransomware might be a dreadful enterprise, but nobody could…


Adult live-streaming site CAM4 leaks millions of emails, private chats

by Lisa Vaas Adult live-streaming site CAM4 has spilt millions of users’…


GoDaddy – “unauthorised individual” had access to login info

by Paul Ducklin Web hosting behemoth GoDaddy just filed a data breach…


Google fights spammy extensions with new Chrome Web Store policy

by Lisa Vaas Developers use a number of ways to breed extensions like a…


5 common mistakes that lead to ransomware

by Paul Ducklin If you’re a system administrator, the network you look after…