wordpress

Hackers compromise nearly 16,000 WordPress websites

According to security researcher Daniel Cid, at least 15,769 WordPress websites have been compromised this year by cyber-attackers who were able to evade Google’s Safe Browsing checks. WordPress is the most popular content management system…


ubuntu

Snappy Ubuntu Core finds a home on Nextcloud Box

The Nextcloud Box is a storage and file synchronization appliance which ships with a 1TB hard drive, Nextcloud 10 and a microSD card with Ubuntu pre-installed. Specifically, the device runs Snappy Ubuntu Core and may…


TUX

Killing all user process

The common method for killing all of a users processes usually involves grepping the users name from ‘ps’, then using awk to get the process id’s and submitting them to ‘kill -9’. Sys V ex:…






tails

Tails 2.6

The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) project has released a new version of the Debian-based privacy oriented distribution. Tails allows the user to direct network traffic through the Tor anonymizing network and provides a number…


malware

Employees download new malware every four seconds

Can you count to four? That is approximately how long it takes for an employee somewhere to download an unknown new variant of malware. This is according to security researchers Check Point, whose latest research…


opensuse

openSUSE updates

The openSUSE distribution has been updating many of the components in the project’s rolling release edition over the past two weeks. Going through the list of changes to the rolling release edition, called Tumbleweed, we…



password

Hunting For Vulnerabilities in Signal

At Blackhat 2016 Jean-Philippe Aumasson and Markus Vervier were a bit bored and decided to take a peek at the Signal source code. This actually evolved into a longer hunt for bugs in the high…


hackers

Reverse Engineering Xiaomi’s Analytics app

I own a Xiaomi Mi4 and I discovered it comes with an pre-installed app called AnalyticsCore, package name com.miui.analytics, that’s running in the background. I’m not a big fan of apps gaining information without my…