Combat Blackhat SEO Infections with SEO Insights

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Blackhat SEO spam is the plague of the internet, and the big search engines take it seriously. One of the worst spam tactics on the internet is becoming more common every day: innocent websites are hacked, and their best pages begin linking to
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Malicious iframe Injector Found in Adobe Flash File (.SWF)

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Finding malware in Adobe Flash files (.swf) is nothing new, but it usually affects personal computers, not servers. Typically, a hidden iframe is used to drop a binary browser exploit with .SWF files, infecting the client machine. This time we saw
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Most Common Attacks Affecting Today’s Websites

New web-based attack types and vectors are coming out every day, this is causing businesses, communities and individuals to take security seriously now more than they ever have in the past. This is a huge win for the World Wide Web and it's a trend
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Spotting Malicious Injections in Otherwise Benign Code

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Being able to spot suspicious code, and then determine whether it is benign or malicious is a very important skill for a security researcher. Every day we scan through megabytes of HTML, JS and PHP. It’s quite easy to miss something bad, especially w
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Security Advisory – Medium Severity – WP eCommerce WordPress Plugin

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Advisory for: WordPress WP eCommerce Plugin Security Risk: Medium (DREAD score : 6/10) Exploitation level: Easy/Remote Vulnerability: Information leak and access control bypass. Patched Version: 3.8.14.4 If you’re using the popular WP e
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Drupal Warns – Every Drupal 7 Website was Compromised Unless Patched

The Drupal team released an update to a critical SQL Injection vulnerability a few weeks ago and urged all their users to update or patch their sites as immediately. Today the the Drupal team released a strong statement via a public service
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Threat Introduced via Browser Extensions

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We love investigating unusual hacks. There are so many ways to compromise a website, but often it's the same thing. When we see malicious code on web pages, our usual suspects are: Vulnerabilities in website software Trojanized software
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ASP Backdoors? Sure! It’s not just about PHP

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I recently came to the realization that it might appear that we're partial to PHP and WordPress. This realization has brought about an overwhelming need to correct that perception. While they do make up an interesting percentage, there are various
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Google Blacklists Bit.ly

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If you ever shortened a URL using bit.ly or if you use it anywhere, be aware that Google recently blacklisted all bit.ly pages through its Safe Browsing program. It means that anyone using Chrome, Firefox or Safari will get a nasty The site ahead
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Popular Brazilian Site “Porta dos Fundos” Hacked

SiteCheck Found Malware on Porta dos Fundos

A very well known Brazilian comedy site, "Porta dos Fundos," was recently hacked and is pushing malware (drive-by-download) via a malicious Flash executable, as you can see from our Sitecheck results: If you do not want the joke to be on
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