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McAfee and PathDefender Shouldn't be Making It Easier For Hackers To Disguise Malicious Code
When it comes to companies involved with the security of websites, we don't get a sense that many of them either know much about security or care about it. The latest case in point comes from something we noticed while cleaning up a hacked website recently. The .htaccess file in the root of the website included the following code: ### Start McAfeeSECURE Code DO NOT EDIT ### <IfModule mod_... Read More

It Appears That FTP Login Credentials Provided To Cart2Cart Were Compromised
When dealing with hacked websites one of the important parts of the process is to determine how the website was hacked. If that isn't it done the vulnerability that was exploited is more likely to remain open and be exploited again. Amazingly many companies that do hack cleanups don't do that (which frequently leads to us being hired to re-clean hacked websites). While dealing with one such... Read More

"Very Important Security Fix" Coming For Joomla On Thursday
Joomla has put out an announcement that a new version, 3.4.5, will be released at 10 AM Eastern on Thursday that will contain a "very important security fix". No details of what is the issue being fixed is have been released, but this is the first time that they have put out announcement like this as far back as we can remember, so it appears to be something that would be a major concern. The l... Read More

Hacking Team Failed To Take Basic Security Measure With Their Website
Over the last day there has been lot of news coverage of the hacking a company called Hacking Team, which sells surveillance software to various governments. Beyond the issues raised by the documents released, there is the also the implications of a cybersecurity firm being able to be hacked. CNET put it this way: The hack shows just how vulnerable we all are to data breaches. If anyone should h... Read More

Security Company with WordPress Security Plugin Doesn't Keep Their Own WordPress Installation Up to Date
When it comes to trying to improve the security of websites, one of the problems that we see is that while many people are still not taking basic security measures with their websites there are plenty of companies pushing additional security products and services. In some cases we have seen that the inflated claims of some of those products and services lead people to not take basic measures, ... Read More