Major WordPress Vulnerability closed

WordPress 3.3.1 Closes XSS Hole: Version 3.3.1 of the open source WordPress blogging and publishing platform has been released. The maintenance and security update addresses a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability affecting WordPress 3.3. According to a blog post by security researchers Aditya Modha and Samir Shah, the hole affects WordPress instances installed using an IP…

Facebook ClickJacking on the rise

New Facebook Clickjacking Scam Spreads Like Fire: A new and extremely viral clickjacking scam has been spotted targeting curious Facebook users. It hooks them with links to titillating, disgusting or “amazing” videos that their friends apparently “liked”, but once they click on the link, they are redirected to a splash page where they are asked…

Cyber Spies Try Probing U.S. Drone Plans:

China-based hackers for months have been targeting federal agencies and contractors through infected emails apparently to spy on the Pentagon’s drone strategy and other intelligence matters, according to Internet security researchers. … In this case, the hackers used email addresses from military and other government organizations, Jaime Blasco, manager of AlienVault Labs, said Tuesday. ……