Tag: websites

Thousands of sites foist Blackhole exploit after DNS compromise 
 
ASIC blocked 250,000 websites in March 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Targeted IP address with "no substantive content".
 
Amazon records blistering site hosting growth 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Idea to lease spare server capacity now a big business.
 
50,000 sites compromised in sustained attack 
By Darren Pauli | Jul 10, 2012 | Comment Now 
WordPress, other plugins targeted.
 
50,000 sites compromised in sustained attack 
By Darren Pauli | Jul 10, 2012 | Comment Now 
WordPress, other plugins targeted.
 
Forrester flunks Australia wireless websites 
 
First hour of a phishing campaign the most effective 
By Dan Raywood | Dec 7, 2010 | Comment Now 
Taking down sites after five hours pointless.
 
Man charged with attacking O'Reilly, Giuliani websites 
 
Thousands of websites infected with 'backdoor code': Websense 
 
U.S. Treasury websites infected with malicious script 
 
Hackers deface 49 US House of Reps websites  
 
Tiger Woods malware detected 
By Dan Raywood | Dec 1, 2009 | Comment Now 
Becomes latest news event hijacked by malware writers.
 
Facebook and MySpace plug security holes 
By Dan Raywood | Nov 9, 2009 | Comment Now 
Solution found that allowed full access and control to user accounts.
 
One in twelve websites contain 'inappropriate content' 
By SC Australia Staff | Sep 30, 2009 | Comment Now 
Rise in malware targeting social networking sites.
 
Mass SQL injection attacks still scaling up 
By Chuck Miller | Aug 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
The mass SQL injection attacks that gained attention earlier this week are continuing, with some 210,000 pages infected so far.
 
"Dirtiest" websites host average of 18,000 threats  
By Angela Moscaritolo | Aug 21, 2009 | Comment Now 
The most dangerous sites on the web are propagating an average of 18,000 different pieces of malware, according to Symantec.
 
Phishing apps found on Facebook 
By Chuck Miller | Aug 21, 2009 | Comment Now 
A new round of rogue Facebook applications is sending notifications that lead users to phishing sites, according to researchers at Trend Micro.
 
Social networks increasingly blocked 
By Chuck Miller | Aug 20, 2009 | Comment Now 
Companies are increasingly blocking access to social networking sites, according to a new survey.
 
July sees spam continuing to dominate emails 
By Dan Raywood | Aug 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
Threat reports for July show that spam continues to be sent at a high level with image spam and phishing still in high figures.
 
Top websites using Flash cookies to track user behavior 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Aug 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
Users often delete HTTP cookies to enhance their privacy, but some of the most popular websites are circumventing these efforts by utilising little-known Flash cookies, ...
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