All In One SEO WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Affects Up To 3+ Million sites

The United States National Vulnerability Database published an advisory about two vulnerabilities discovered in the All In One SEO WordPress plugin. All In One SEO (AIOSEO) plugin, which has over three million active installations, is vulnerable to two Cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. The vulnerabilities affect all versions of AIOSEO up to and including version 4.2.9….

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WordPress Now Has An OpenAI Powered Content Generator – Free Access Available via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Jetpack unveiled a new WordPress plugin that integrates OpenAI content generation directly into the WordPress editor, allowing publishers to generate content within the WordPress publishing workflow. Jetpack by Automattic Automattic is a software development company that is behind many widely used plugins, software and websites, like WooCommerce, WordPress.com, Tumblr, Akismet and Jetpack. Founded by Matt…

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WordPress Security Plugin Vulnerability Affects +1 Million Sites

WordPress security plugin discovered to have two vulnerabilities that could allow a malicious upload, cross-site scripting and allow viewing of contents of arbitrary files. All-In-One Security (AIOS) WordPress Plugin The All-In-One Security (AIOS) WordPress plugin, provided by the publishers of UpdraftPlus, offers security and firewall functionality designed to lock out hackers. It offers log-in security…

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11 WordPress Plugins Every Site Should Have via @sejournal, @martinibuster

One of the exciting things about WordPress is the unlimited potential to create a website that does every single thing you want it to. Before loading up on plugins, it’s a good idea to create a plan for choosing the most essential WordPress plugins that are necessary for keeping the running and the site visitors…

Magento, WooCommerce, WordPress, and Shopify Exploited in Web Skimmer Attack

Cybersecurity researchers have unearthed a new ongoing Magecart-style web skimmer campaign that’s designed to steal personally identifiable information (PII) and credit card data from e-commerce websites. A noteworthy aspect that sets it apart from other Magecart campaigns is that the hijacked sites further serve as “makeshift” command-and-control (C2) servers, using the cover to facilitate the…

AceCryptor: Cybercriminals' Powerful Weapon, Detected in 240K+ Attacks

A crypter (alternatively spelled cryptor) malware dubbed AceCryptor has been used to pack numerous strains of malware since 2016. Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET said it identified over 240,000 detections of the crypter in its telemetry in 2021 and 2022. This amounts to more than 10,000 hits per month. Some of the prominent malware families contained within AceCryptor are SmokeLoader,…

The Importance of Managing Your Data Security Posture

Data security is reinventing itself. As new data security posture management solutions come to market, organizations are increasingly recognizing the opportunity to provide evidence-based security that proves how their data is being protected. But what exactly is data security posture, and how do you manage it? Data security posture management (DSPM) became mainstream following the…

5 Must-Know Facts about 5G Network Security and Its Cloud Benefits

5G is a game changer for mobile connectivity, including mobile connectivity to the cloud. The technology provides high speed and low latency when connecting smartphones and IoT devices to cloud infrastructure. 5G networks are a critical part of all infrastructure layers between the end user and the end service; these networks transmit sensitive data that…

New Zero-Click Hack Targets iOS Users with Stealthy Root-Privilege Malware

Jun 01, 2023Ravie LakshmananMobile Security / APT A previously unknown advanced persistent threat (APT) is targeting iOS devices as part of a sophisticated and long-running mobile campaign dubbed Operation Triangulation that began in 2019. “The targets are infected using zero-click exploits via the iMessage platform, and the malware runs with root privileges, gaining complete control…