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100k+ WordPress websites compromised by SoakSoak malware | CyberSecurity

100k+ WordPress websites compromised by SoakSoak malware | CyberSecurity | Building the Digital Business | Scoop.it

Sucuri Security researchers are warning about a massive compromise of WordPress sites sporting malicious JavaScript leading visitors to malware.

The discovery was made on Sunday, when Google blacklisted over compromised 11,000 domains. After poking around a bit, the researchers discovered that most of the affected hosts are running WordPress.

 


Sucuri researchers are urging site administrators to check whether their sites have been compromised with this or other malware via their free website malware and security scanner.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 15, 2014 12:39 PM

Sucuri Security researchers are warning about a massive compromise of WordPress sites sporting malicious JavaScript leading visitors to malware.

The discovery was made on Sunday, when Google blacklisted over compromised 11,000 domains. After poking around a bit, the researchers discovered that most of the affected hosts are running WordPress.



Sucuri researchers are urging site administrators to check whether their sites have been compromised with this or other malware via their free website malware and security scanner.


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The dangers of using outdated software

The dangers of using outdated software | Building the Digital Business | Scoop.it
Buy something and keep it long enough, and in time it will become vintage: cool, unique and a throwback to days gone by. But while vintage w...

 

Keeping software up-to-date is a critical piece of the overall business security picture. Outdated software contains security flaws which cybercriminals can use as avenues to infiltrate the corporate network.


70 to 80 percent of the top ten malware detected by F-Secure Labs could have been prevented with up-to-date software.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/05/03/update-your-third-party-applications/
 




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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 2, 2014 4:47 PM


70 to 80 percent of the top ten malware detected by F-Secure Labs could have been prevented with up-to-date software.


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Free Website Malware and Security Online Scanner | Sucuri Security | CyberSecurity

Free Website Malware and Security Online Scanner | Sucuri Security | CyberSecurity | Building the Digital Business | Scoop.it
Web site security monitoring and malware removal

 

Enter a URL (ex. sucuri.net) and the Sucuri SiteCheck scanner will check the website for known malware, blacklisting status, website errors, and out-of-date software.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools

 

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 15, 2014 12:32 PM
Web site security monitoring and malware removal


Enter a URL (ex. sucuri.net) and the Sucuri SiteCheck scanner will check the website for known malware, blacklisting status, website errors, and out-of-date software.


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools