Global "brute force" attack on WordPress websites

We have been made aware of a global distributed attack on webservers around the world which host WordPress websites. It’s not yet known who is behind the attack, which is currently using more than 90,000 IP addresses to attempt to brute force the default admin...

Be wary of fake LinkedIn emails

We have noticed a sharp increase in fake LinkedIn invite emails in the last few days. If you get a LinkedIn invite, we suggest you don’t click any of the links in the email. Instead, log into your LinkedIn account using http://www.linkedin.com and check if the...

Google Js/Blacole.BW alert issue

We have been made aware that some people visiting Google at the moment are getting malware alerts warning that the web page is infected with “Js/Blacole.BW”. We believe this to be a false positive being generated by a Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft...

Trendnet IP webcam security vulnerability found

Feeds from thousands of Trendnet home security cameras have been breached, allowing any web user to access live footage without needing a password. Internet addresses which link to the video streams have been posted to a variety of popular messageboard sites. Users...

Beware: Twitter spam viral application on the loose

We are aware of a rogue Twitter application circulating at the moment called “StalkTrack”. It is spreading via DM (direct message) or via @ mentions to your followers and people you follow. The message will appear to come from someone you know and will be...

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