Users who run their websites on the popular WordPress CMS and are also using the WP-Slimstat web analytics plugin should update as soon as possible, warns Sucuri vulnerability researcher Marc-Alexandre Montpas.
Attackers are using Joomla servers with a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed as a platform for launching DDoS attacks.
Here's some good news for Google App Engine developers: Google has released a new application security scanner that's especially fitting to test new app builds for cross-site scripting (XSS) and mixed content vulnerabilities.
UPDATE: Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 1:10 PT - Jericho from Attrition.org has written an insightful post that essentially debunks the data released by DB Networks.
Cyber attackers taking advantage of legitimate online services is not a new thing, and "online clipboard" Pastebin.com is often used to anonymously leak stolen information.
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