At the Black Hat USA 2014 conference, Mocana debuted its enterprise-grade NorthStar secure connectivity solution for Apache web servers, a highly secure, drop-in replacement for the vulnerability-prone and widely adopted OpenSSL stack.
Protegrity released the Protegrity Data Security Platform 6.5, which expands the Protegrity Big Data Protector capabilities to include support and certification on many Apache Hadoop distributions.
One of the most successful malware infection campaigns ever is still going strong, and researchers have not come closer to discovering how the attackers are compromising web servers and the websites hosted on them.
The existence of a "moderately critical" Apache HTTP Server vulnerability whose exploitation could allow attackers to compromise the system and execute arbitrary commands has been revealed by Secunia.
Last week's revelation of the existence of Linux/Cdorked.A, a highly advanced and stealthy Apache backdoor used to drive traffic from legitimate compromised sites to malicious websites carrying Blackhole exploit packs, was only the beginning - Eset's continuing investigation has now revealed that the backdoor also infects sites running the nginx and Lighttpd webservers.