Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2027 Criminals monetizing attacks against unpatched WordPress sites
Criminals have inevitably begun to attempt to monetize attacks against WordPress sites still vulnerable to a severe REST API endpoint vulnerability silently patched in the recent 4.7.2 security update.

While more than one million websites have been defaced, researchers are now beginning to see some defacements leave behind links to rogue pharmaceutical websites trying to spam users into buying drugs or lure them into phishing scams for their payment card information.
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#2027 Criminals monetizing attacks against unpatched WordPress sites
#2026 Android ransomware requires victim to speak unlock code
#2025 Cybercrime and other threats faced by the healthcare industry (PDF)
#2024 Read The Manual - a guide to the RTM banking trojan (PDF)
#2023 Malware lets a drone steal data by watching a computer’s blinking LED
#2022 Bitcoin trader hit by "severe DDoS attack" as bitcoin price nears all-time high
#2021 Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and Vista
#2020 Rogue Chrome extension pushes tech support scam
#2019 New crypto-ransomware hits macOS
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