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New WordPress SQLi Vulnerability Uncovered

A new WordPress SQLi vulnerability has been discovered by security researchers in a WordPress core, it’s strongly recommended to update to version 4.8.3, the latest at the time of writing, if you haven’t done so already. AppCheck-NG had a plugin available in our scanner within hours of the vulnerability being disclosed (31/10/2017), the vulnerability exploits […]

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Apache Struts (CVE-2017-9805)

Apache Struts (CVE-2017-9805) Security researchers announced (https://lgtm.com/blog/apache_struts_CVE-2017-9805_announcement), on 05 September 2017, a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Struts. All Struts versions from 2008 are affected making web applications using the REST plugin vulnerable. It is recommended to upgrade to Apache Struts version 2.5.13 or 2.3.34. Exploitation of the vulnerability allows an attacker to […]

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Petya Ransomware: The Basics

Petya Ransomware: The Basics A little over two months on since WannaCry set the internet on fire, a new release of ransomware is spreading around the world, as experts unfortunately warned might happen. While the speed at which WannaCry spread was alarming, it was ultimately flawed by a botched sandbox evasion that acted as a […]

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WanaCrypt0r – Ransom Attack

WanaCrypt0r – Ransom Attack With the global spread of this particular malware on Friday and the media coverage it has received, it is understandable that many customers are wanting to know more about this threat and what they can do to protect against it. WannCrypt0r was an interesting step up in previous ransom ware for […]

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New Apache Struts Zero Day Vulnerability Discovered

New Apache Struts Zero Day Vulnerability Discovered On the 6th March 2017 information security researchers have discovered a Zero-Day vulnerability in Apache Struts web application framework, which is being actively exploited in the wild and is under active attack. Apache Struts is a free, open-source, Model-View-Controller (MVC) framework for creating elegant, modern Java web applications, […]

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