How to Find & Remove SEO Spam on WordPress

How to Find & Remove SEO Spam on WordPress

Perhaps the best way to dive into the subject of finding and removing SEO spam on WordPress is with a quick experiment — probably one you’ll want to conduct at a private ...
Is My Site Hacked?

Is My Site Hacked?

It’s a day every website owner fears. You open the website you’ve poured your time, energy, and money into, only to find your home page looking very different. After your stomach sinks ...
AZORult Trojan Disguised Itself as Fake ProtonVPN Installer

AZORult Trojan Disguised Itself as Fake ProtonVPN Installer

Security researchers observed samples of the AZORult trojan disguising themselves as fake ProtonVPN installers for distribution. Back in November 2019, malicious actors launched this attack campaign by registering the domain “protonvpn[.]store” with ...
Doppelpaymer

DoppelPaymer: New, Trendy and Dangerous

DoppelPaymer initially began to add victims to its ever-growing list in June 2019. For a relative newcomer to the ransomware scene, it has made a name for itself by targeting larger organizations ...
Security Boulevard

Fabian Wosar Joins Me to Chat about Ransomware and Data Privacy

My guest for this episode is Fabian Wosar, CTO of Emsisoft. Emsisoft is a New Zealand-based maker of antimalware and endpoint security solutions that has established itself as a leader in the ...
VPN backdoors

Iran Backdoors ‘Dozens’ of Companies via VPN 1-Day Vulnerabilities

| | Iran, SB Blogwatch, VPN
A report claims government-backed Iranian groups have been hacking companies around the world, by exploiting bugs in VPNs ...
Security Boulevard
Chrome extensions

500+ Google Chrome Extensions Stealing Your Data for Years

Security researchers just found a huge cache of malicious Chrome extensions, infecting millions of browsers ...
Security Boulevard
Payment Card Data Security Incident Disclosed by Rutter’s

Payment Card Data Security Incident Disclosed by Rutter’s

Convenience store and gas station chain Rutter’s disclosed a security incident that might have affected customers’ payment card data. According to a notice posted on its website, Rutter’s launched an investigation after ...
Abused Cloudflare Workers Service Used to Inject Korean SEO Spam

Abused Cloudflare Workers Service Used to Inject Korean SEO Spam

We were recently contacted by a website owner about some malicious injected spam links that were being indexed by Google’s search engine crawler Googlebot. What was especially frustrating for the website owner ...

What is Ransomware?

Ransomware has been one of the scariest topics in cybersecurity for years – and for good reason. Living up to its name, ransomware is a type of malware where a bad actor ...