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  • In wake of breach, eBay has to deal with multiple web vulnerabilities

    26.05.2014

    As eBay flounders while trying to adequately respond to the breach it disclosed last week, and deems weak passwords to be good but stronger ones to be weak, researchers are coming forth with vulnerabilities affecting the company's web properties.

  • XSS bug in popular Chinese site exploited to launch DDoS attack

    28.04.2014

    DDoS mitigation firm Incapsula has put a stop to the speculations that the video content provider whose vulnerable website was misused to launch a DDoS attack was YouTube, and has revealed that it was actually Sohu.com, currently the 27th most visited website in the world.

  • Trends in web application security

    07.02.2014

    Despite web application vendors being more responsive and releasing security patches much faster than in 2012, new research revealed that it is still taking an average of over two weeks for critical vulnerabilities to be fixed.

  • Defending against drive-by downloads

    03.02.2014

    In case you havenít heard the term before, a drive-by download (DbD) is a class of cyber attack where you visit a booby-trapped web site and it automatically, and silently, downloads and executes malicious code on your computer.

  • The growing hacking threat to e-commerce websites, part 2

    06.01.2014

    If you notice that your website has been hacked, the most important thing to do is keep calm and avoid panic.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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