Zombies crawl over wiki exploits

Thursday, 7 September 2006, 10:55 AM EST

Hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in wiki software packages to establish networks of compromised computers.

Software bugs in Pmwiki and Tikiwiki software applications are being actively used to create botnets, the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Centre reports.

It reckons the exploits in Tikiwiki 1.9 (and below) and Pmwiki version 2.1.19 (and below) are the work of the same virus writer.

At The Register.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Email scammers stole $215M from businesses in 14 months

Posted on 29 January 2015.  |  In 14 months there have been nearly 1200 US and a little over 900 non-US victims of BEC scams, and the total money loss reached nearly $215 million.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Jan 30th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //