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Mitigating DDoS Attacks

Prolexic has released a video visualization of how it mitigated a 160 Gbps, 120 million packets-per-second distributed denial of service attack which occurred earlier in the month against one of its clients. Viewers can see how Prolexic...

WordPress Under Attack

Internet professionals using Wordpress have been under attack for the last few weeks but only now is it being widely reported. Numerous security experts have issued warnings recently about the botnet, a brute-force password-guessing...

Wordpress Security in Focus

Wordpress is by far the most popular content management system on the Web – but it is far from the most secure. While the most recent attack has forced many administrators of Wordpress sites to seriously consider their use of...

EyeVerify Ushers In A New Era in Mobile Security

Logging in, signing on and entering passwords or one-time PIN codes are barriers to optimal end-user and enterprise experiences. Existing biometrics solutions do not solve this problem (due mainly to hardware limitations), but there...

Guidelines for Secure Payments

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has released new guidelines to help e-commerce merchants keep their customers' data safe. The digital security landscape is a complicated one where the roles, risks and responsibilities...

Site Security for the Holidays

E-commerce retailers need to prepare their websites for not only an increase in traffic and conversions this holiday season, but also for online fraudsters. While retailers should always watch out for cybersecurity threats during the...

GlobalSign Alert Service Helps Fight Phishing

In order to provide its customers with real-time alerts about their SSL Certificates, which tell them when their websites are compromised and used to support phishing attacks, certification authority GlobalSign has partnered with Internet...

Learn Hacker Language, Decrease Risk

In order to fight the battle of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, at-risk businesses need to be armed with the same tools as the bad guys. Prolexic Technologies, a DDoS mitigation service provider, announced it has added...

ControlScan Merchants Can Rest Easier on PCI Issues

ControlScan , a provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and security services for small and medium-sized online businesses, has announced its purchase of cloud-based secure payments solution CRE Secure . The acquisition...

McAfee Plugin for MySQL Audits

Security technology vendor McAfee has released a free open-source plugin for MySQL database users which shows detailed activity from database audits. The plugin features visibility into database vulnerabilities and supports databases...

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PCI DSS Certification for TransPerfect

Just in time for the holidays, language services solutions provider TransPerfect has announced PCI DSS certification for making online transactions more secure over multilingual e-commerce sites. Read more in Website Magazine's...

Why So Complicated? A Beginner's Guide to PCI Compliance

Most people start businesses because they want to do something they’re passionate about, but often they don’t account for all of the necessary red tape. So, it’s likely that when someone creates a website to sell...

Reset Your WordPress Passwords

The same day we published our A to Z Guide to WordPress plugins , the team over at WordPress was suffering from some rather serious security issues. WordPress noticed “suspicious commits” to popular plugins including AddThis...

Is WebGL a Security Problem?

Researchers from Context Information Security have warned that the WebGL standard undermines the security concept practiced by current operating system versions and offers up new attack surfaces. WebGL extends the capability of the...

WordPress 3.1.1 - Recommended Security Update

Popular self-hosted blogging platform WordPress received an update that brings it to version 3.1.1. This version contains several important security fixes including two relating to the media uploader, an XSS flaw, and one that caused...

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