Cyber attacks remain a persistent threat and have become sophisticated in size and scope.
US telecom giant Verizon has published its 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, which is based on an analysis of nearly 80,000 security incidents, including more than 2,100 confirmed data breaches, that affected organizations in 60 countries.
Netsparker launched their new enterprise online service offering Netsparker Cloud, which enables organizations to simultaneously scan hundreds and thousands of websites for vulnerabilities and security flaws.
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.
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