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Microsoft has confirmed a security flaw affecting Internet Explorer is currently being used by hackers, but that it has no immediate plans to fix.In a late-evening tweet, US-CERT, the division of Homeland Security tasked with reporting on major security flaws, tweeted a link to a security advisory detailing the bug, describing it as “being exploited in the wild.”Microsoft said all...
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Reportedly, researchers from WebARX Security have found a serious security flaw in two different WordPress plugins. Considering the extensive userbase of both plugins, the bug potentially made thousands of websites vulnerable to cyber attacks. Stating about the bug in their advisory, the researchers stated that they found an authentication bypass flaw in two plugins, the WP Time Capsule and...
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Researchers from Kaspersky have discovered some old malware active in the wild again. Identified as Faketoken, the old Android banking trojan is now back with more malicious functionality. The malware first emerged several years ago and was among the most widespread banking trojans in 2014. At that time, Faketoken meddled with the device-messaging only once to proceed with fraudulent...
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Reportedly, Facebook has announced an update in its login feature. The new feature will now notify users while logging in to third-party apps via Facebook. Facebook believes this change will bring more control to the users on their information. The tech giant has detailed this new feature in a blog post. As revealed, the new feature, called ‘Login Notifications’, generates user alerts while...
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Last night we experienced approximately 12 hours of downtime between around 18:00 and 06:40 UTC, caused by a prolonged period of internet routing issues which our ISP has attributed to a failed line card in one of their routers. This was our longest period of downtime in many years and we’re very sorry for the disruption it caused.Running a large service which interfaces with the venerable IRC...
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Embedding a Kiwi IRC widget into your websiteEmbedding a Kiwi IRC widget on your website can be a great way to bring your community together or host an online event.No more linking to a long kiwirc.com address - you can keep your community and users on your own website while taking advantage of the well tested kiwiirc.com servers and functionality.At the very least you must know where you want...