Tag Archive For "Internet security"
An alert for massive security flaws in Intel, AMD and ARM processors that have been manufactured during the last 10 years was disclosed on January 3, 2018. This lead to describing two critical vulnerabilities – Spectre and Meltdown. In short: these vulnerabilities disclose the OS core’s RAM and other processes to malicious programs that can exploit Meltdown and Spectre to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other running programs. All modern computers, servers, smartphones and tablets are affected.
The reason for increase of web security next year is the HTTPS protocol. Since the beginning of 2017 some of the most used web browsers will warn users, when the connection with a website is not secure and goes through HTTP. This is why a lot of websites will move to HTTPS.
Two days ago Joomla! security team released a patch that fixes two critical core vulnerabilities. The officially announced CVE vulnerability IDs are: CVE-2016-8870 and CVE-2016-8869. We applied defense…
A successful attack may lead to а malicious code injection by an admin without their knowledge. Thus the hacker might gain full access to the website’s administration.
But fixing this vulnerability is already a feature of our Security system. Just in case, we recommend that you upgrade the plugin to the last version available.
Our Security system is not limited only to the prevention methods described in the previous article. However, if by chance a website is compromised, we will immediately clean the malicious code.
Then we will enhance our Security system so that another website does not undergo the same attack.
The system has several components, which, working together, provide a very high security level. A level, that is, in our view, better than many of the currently available solutions and that saves our customers money on investments amounting to hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars a month.