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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on September 30, 2013

September 27, Help Net Security – (International) Cybercriminals exploit most news within 22 hours. Commtouch Security Lab found that campaigns designed to spread malware by exploiting news stories had began exploiting a story on average about 22 hours after an event during the last 3 months. Source:

September 27, Softpedia – (International) Over 70% of WordPress installations are vulnerable to hackers. Researchers at WP WhiteSecurity found that over 70 percent of the Alexa top 1 million WordPress Web sites are vulnerable to attacks due to outdated WordPress installations. Source:

September 27, Softpedia – (International) Unique Vintage hacked, server infected with malware since January 2012. Unique Vintage notified customers that personal and credit card information was compromised after they identified malware on their systems that had been in place since January 2012. The compromised information is comprised of names, email addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers. Source:

September 26, Threatpost – (International) Cisco IOS update patches eight vulnerabilities. Cisco released an update for its internetwork operating system (IOS) infrastructure product that closes 8 vulnerabilities, 5 of which are denial of service (DoS) vulnerabilities, with the remaining 3 involving different components in the device. Source:

September 26, Ars Technica – (International) Apple fixes a pair of lock screen bugs with iOS 7.0.2 update. Apple released an update for its iOS 7 mobile operating system which closes two lock screen issues that could allow access to the Photo app or allow calls to be made. Source:

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