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WP Sites Backdoored, Leaking Credentials

by Michael Mimoso WordPress site administrators just cannot come up for air. With a raft of WordPress vulnerabilities—most of them in plugins—to address, now comes word that a number of sites running the content management system have been compromised and are sending credentials via a backdoor to a criminal group. Researchers at Zscaler on Thursday […]


SoakSoak Malware Compromise

Google blacklisted more than 10,000 different websites over the weekend that it spotted doling out SoakSoak malware, but experts claim the number of impacted sites may ultimately be ten times that figure. Up to 100,000 sites hosted on WordPress may be vulnerable to a campaign known as SoakSoak, according to web security firm Sucuri, which […]


Cape Town the top domain

Cape Town the top domain According to the latest statistics, the new .capetown domain name is still outselling that of .joburg and .durban. South Africans have been able to use these new city-based “generic top-level domains” – referred to as gTLD’s – since the start of the month. A domain is what comes after the […]