WordPress botnet deploys anti-adblocker script to make sure its spammy ads are profitable

19 February 2020

A threat actor that has infected more than 20,000 WordPress sites by running the same trick for at least three years: distributing trojanized versions of premium WordPress themes and plugins.

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‘Everyone is welcome’ – Microsoft security panel offers different perspectives on vulnerability disclosure process

Like so many events that fell victim to social distancing during the pandemic, Microsoft’s annual BlueHat conference was cancelled for both 2020 and 2021. This week the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) instead held a virtual panel event discussing vulnerability disclosure.

Email Aliases Aren’t as Safe as You Might Think

Firefox and Apple are offering email alias options, but experts say while they’re helpful, they aren’t as safe as you might think, and should be used with other security measures.

Iran’s Lyceum threat group active against telcos, ISPs. Clopp hits unpatched SolarWinds instances. Mercenaries. Patch Tuesday.

Accenture and Prevailion describe the recent activities of the Iranian threat group Lyceum. It’s concentrated on installing backdoors in ISPs and telecommunications companies.

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