2015: Back in the Day Series: Australia Hacking – “Electron” and “Phoenix”

In The Realm of the Hackers is a 2003 Australian documentary directed by Kevin Anderson about the prominent hacker community, centered in Melbourne, Australia in the late 1980s until early 1990. The storyline is centered on the Australian teenagers going by the hacker names “Electron” and “Phoenix“, who were members of an elite computer hacking…

Think You Are Safe? Here is a Throwback to 2008….

Heartland Payment Systems Inc. lost 130 million payment card numbers to a cybercrime gang in 2008, its chief executive, Robert Carr, has been telling people to encrypt more of their data. The idea: If card numbers are encrypted from the instant they enter retailer computers, there’s not a lot that hackers can do with it.…

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2015 WordPress SQL Injection Vulnerability

WordPress WP Business Intelligence Lite Plugin SQL Injection Vulnerability Alert: There is an IT security alert detailing WordPress wp business intelligence lite plugin sql injection vulnerability which poses a moderately critical threat and impacts … read more about it at http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36600/.

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The latest version, Nessus v6, enables you to reduce your attack surface by enforcing compliance and system hardening policies. Nessus users will more easily be able to create and customize compliance and security policies while also being able to manage scan results, schedules, and policies.