February-2017 News Bits


Cyber Security news for the month of February, 2017. Attacks on WordPress Sites Intensify as Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/attacks-on-wordpress-sites-intensify-as-hackers-deface-over-1-5-million-pages/ Attacks on WordPress sites using a vulnerability in the REST API, patched in WordPress version 4.7.2, have intensified over the past few days, as attackers have now defaced over 1.5 million pages, spread across 39,000 unique domains. Initial … Read More

January-2017 News Bits

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Cyber Security news for the month of January, 2017. Netgear Launches Bug Bounty Program http://www.securityweek.com/netgear-launches-bug-bounty-program Networking equipment provider Netgear announced on Thursday the launch of a bug bounty program focusing on the company’s products, particularly routers, security cameras and mesh Wi-Fi systems. With the aid of Bugcrowd, Netgear will run two types of responsible disclosure programs: a program offering Bugcrowd … Read More