GoDaddy Breach Widens to tsoHost, Media Temple, 123Reg, Domain Factory, Heart Internet, and Host Europe

WordFence –  WordFence –  Yesterday GoDaddy disclosed a massive data breach impacting over 1.2 Million customers. Today, we received confirmation from GoDaddy that multiple brands that resell GoDaddy Managed WordPress…

Consent phishing: How attackers abuse OAuth 2.0 permissions to dupe users

When cybercrime historians look back on the first half of the 21st century, they will undoubtedly point to phishing as the most successful, and therefore, the most prevalent technique used…

GoDaddy Breached – Plaintext Passwords Used – 1.2M Affected

WordFence –  WordFence –  This morning, GoDaddy disclosed that an unknown attacker had gained unauthorized access to the system used to provision the company’s Managed WordPress sites, impacting up to…

PSA: Widespread Remote Working Scam Underway

WordFence –  WordFence –  I’ve just gotten off the phone with a victim of the scam that I’m about to describe. This is impacting a lot of folks, so please…

It’s Not You. It’s Them. On Hacking and Responsible Disclosure.

WordFence –  WordFence –  A story was recently posted to Hacker News celebrating a hack of IoT devices at a school that let a student and their friends rickroll the…

The real dangers of vulnerable IoT devices

The landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices has been explored strongly by criminals in the last few years, causing enormous constraints for home users and companies from the…

You’ve Found a Vulnerability! Now What? A Guide to Responsible Disclosure.

WordFence –  WordFence –  Information security researchers make a valuable contribution to our online security by finding vulnerabilities and facilitating getting them fixed. Wordfence has been finding and disclosing vulnerabilities…

Security awareness manager: Is it the career for you?

From managing data protection compliance to threat hunting, the field of cybersecurity offers a wide variety of career paths. If education is your passion and you have a knack for…