Articles in category "Security"

 Thanks God Web-APP CMS is NOT made in PHP
As stated 1 trillion times before PHP CMS scripts are: 1. Insecure 2. Resource killing (imagine a small distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) on a resource killing site...). 3. Lacking well debugged and tested modules If you still have any doubt about our warnings check read: PHP 5.3.10 fixes critical remote code execution vulnerability....
Written by On on 02/04/12 at 18:56:03
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 Gary McKinnon, the "Alien Perl hacker" extradition case on hold.
Gary McKinnon, also known as Solo or the Alien Perl hacker, is a British hacker facing an extradition to the United States for charges of perpetrating what has been described by the Military of the United States as the "biggest military computer hack of all time." McKinnon whom is diagnosed with the Asperger's syndrome claims that he was...
Written by WebAPP on 01/21/09 at 21:10:14
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 Content management systems and social networks privacy issues.
It is well known that marketeers and security services often use data-mining techniques to extract private information by collecting huge amounts of data from web visits, emails, purchases, and more. Recently Google security team researchers released an alerting announcement warning that by becoming involved in social networks online, users are...
Written by On on 01/10/09 at 14:32:45
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 Microsoft admits critical security flaw - Security Experts worldwide: Stop using Internet Explorer
Microsoft admits critical security flaw - Security Experts worldwide: Stop using Internet Explorer Microsoft is finally admitting that all its Internet Explorer versions released up to date, including its IE8 Beta version are vulnerable to a severe, remote security issue. While there is not much mentioned about the issue itself (which is not...
Written by On on 12/17/08 at 20:32:43
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 Google introduces security warning alerts for open source CMS built sites.
Google has announced today that it is experimenting with a new security feature aiming to alert webmasters on the potential for having their sites hacked due to the outdated version of their web applications. Google intends to start test first with WordPress and later would also add WebAPP and other CMS portals. WebAPP has already signed in to the...
Written by On on 10/23/08 at 06:53:13
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 CMS Open Source security versus obscurity
It is a matter of fact that since the deepening of the credit crisis start that the IT budgets of big companies and organizations has been under squeeze. Those companies which has always been in a search for optimizing their IT budgets and return on their investments are reviewing the costs of software licenses; be in hardware, operating system,...
Written by On on 10/20/08 at 09:33:11
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 Spin-off sites Critical security issues are not patched yet.
Three weeks have passed since WebAPP Spin-off sites were informed and shown in situ of critical security issues. These issues are still not patched. Monty53, a white hat hacker from Turkey informed in our security forums that it was and still is only the spin-off sites versions that can be defaced with this issue while in mean time several...
Written by On on 03/29/07 at 00:36:12
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 An open letter to a spin-off site.
Image A spin-off site providing an unsafe version of webapp script has been recently defaced and hacked by a Turkish hacker (Monty53) as shown here, the hacker changed the welcome message at the front page at the vendor site, adding a fake apology on behalf of the vendor: To see the defacement screen shot please click here: ...
Written by On on 03/10/07 at 11:12:34
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 Beware of other sites offering webapp script
It has been advised some months ago and still very true for today. And we would hereby like to warn again about using piratical or spin-off copies of WebAPP script, please always make sure that you download your latest copy here at The reason for why we are reminding about it again now is because it was discovered again a severe...
Written by On on 02/07/07 at 20:26:56
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 Security fix for search routines
This first fix is provided by Ted for a security issue discovered by On. This exploit allows guests to view internal posts. The second security fix is provided by On for a severe XSS injection security exploit found by Ted. The fixes should be applied to all web-app versions up to date. You may download the fixes below under security updates. For...
Written by On on 09/09/06 at 18:06:11
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