Bitkom: Digitale Angriffe auf jedes dritte Unternehmen

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In einer repräsentativen Studie hat der Branchenverband Bitkom festgestellt, dass fast jedes dritte Unternehmen in Deutschland von digitalen Angriffen betroffen ist. Das Niveau ist im Vergleich zum Vorjahr gleich geblieben. Auf Basis einer repräsentativen Umfrage des Meinungsforschungsinstituts Aris gibt der IT-Branchenverband Bitkom an, dass in Deutschland fast jedes dritte Unternehmen (30 Prozent) in den letzten […]

WordPress Analytics Plugin Leaves 1.3 Million Sites Vulnerable to Hackers

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A critical vulnerability has been discovered in one of the most popular plugins of the the WordPress content management platform that puts more than one Million websites at risks of being completely hijacked by the attackers. The vulnerability actually resides in most versions of a WordPress plugin called Wettable Powder Slimstat (WP-Slimstat). While there are […]

RISK ASSESSMENT / SECURITY & HACKTIVISM As many as 1 million+ WordPress sites imperiled by critical plugin bug

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More than one million websites that run on the WordPress content management application run the risk of being completely hijacked by attackers exploiting critical vulnerability in most versions of a plugin called WP-Slimstat. Versions prior to the recently released Slimstat 3.9.6 contain a readily guessable key that’s used to sign data sent to and from […]