That is what Jason Cohen (CTO of WP engine) is saying at blogs.csoonline.com
He also said: (what the pingback function does, calling it “an altruistic, friendly, social system.”)
What can happen is a lot of pingbacks with the links in the comments. If done on many pages with a lot of effort it can happen. I recommend everyone use moderated comments to prevent automated bots if you must turn on pingbacks.
And remember – you can always turn off pingbacks. In Settings–> Discussion Settings
we have no pingbacks in our WordPress sites.
IBM Xforce has analysed Android malware
And if you notice it is difficult to find, as it hides itself and is difficult to eradicate
Raspberry pi is a cellphone sized wafer board with circuits running a basic Linux Operating system (Raspberry Pi).
Has a good article explaining how to use USB GPS, and battery to connect to a wifi antenna and a 8GB – 16GB SD Card.
But interesting to note this is the kind of article a “unethical” hacker will use to find vulnerable wifi routers and access points to attack networks.
Protect yourself scan your network using Omega(Ω) scan. We will find out if you have a vulnerable wifi system.
X-force has information on the specific malware that breached the Point of Sale terminals (POS).
The Internet Storm Center has an interesting comment,which is discussed in their newssummary section.
Is a refrigeration vendor ultimately to blame for the target breach?
This brings up another point – your vendors better have good security, as the weakest link in the chain breaks and allows the criminals in.
You never know when a hacker will deface it due to unknown vulnerabilities.
Hackersblog has an example of a defaced website.
The only way to combat this is to review your site
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