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Tweet Week: August 16-22, 2010

23 Aug 10   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

ColdFusion vulnerability, compromised NetSol widget, Google warnings in Spanish, site ownership verification using Analytics … »»

Tweet Week: April 19-25, 2010

26 Apr 10   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

Malware info in Webmaster Tools, StopBadware Stories, links from Matt Cutts and Brian Krebs, etc. »»

Tweet Week: April 12-18, 2010

18 Apr 10   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

Network Solutions problems, hacked Scobleizer, Fake AV, etc … »»

Network Solutions and WordPress Security Flaw

11 Apr 10   Filed in Website exploits with 48 Comments

I first noticed this hidden iframe from hxxp://networkads .net/ grep/ on April 7. It instantly drew my attention with these weird “iframe_style” scripts in Unmask Parasites reports (I even thought it was a bug in Unmask Parasites, but when I checked the infected site, I found those scripts there).

weird scripts

However it was a single incident and I didn’t see any obvious pattern back then. Two days later, when I noticed David’s (Sucuri Security) article about this very issue and the follow-up by Brian Krebs, I decided to take a closer look at it. What I found is quite interesting and raises a few serious questions about security of websites on shared servers.
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Tweet Week: April 5-11, 2010

11 Apr 10   Filed in Tweet Week with 1 Comment

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

mass WP hack on Network Solutions, virtualization, Google Webmaster Tools, etc … »»