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If you've got a Wordpress site, pay attention: A recently discovered vulnerability within the blogging platform leaves your site open to attack, according to the security firm Sucuri. So far, it affects the TwentyFifteen theme (installed by default) and the JetPack plugin, which has over a million...

May 7th 2015 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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Everyone knows the best way to teach children is to make the learning process fun and engaging; and if we're honest, that methodology works just as well on us big kids, too. Now, even hunting through code for cross-site scripting (XSS) bugs can be entertaining, thanks to a game developed by a play...

June 1st 2014 at 8:08am 0 Comments
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When we heard about this malicious JavaScript code that hit Twitter yesterday, we were kind of relieved: perhaps it was nature's way of ridding us of celebrity micro-bloggers. But as the day went on, it seemed that even if this were the case, a sordid tale was emerging: apparently the whole thing b...

September 22nd 2010 at 6:42pm 0 Comments
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Our friends over at OS X Daily passed along their story noting that Apple's site for iTunes Affiliates was vulnerable to a cross-site URL trick, letting you substitute your own images for the ones normally displayed on the page. Since the site is intended to let websites display a custom top banner,...

November 3rd 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments