07 Jul: libgcrypt vulnerability patched

Researchers from universities in Adelaide, Eindhoven, Chicago, Maryland and Pennsylvania have published a paper describing how they used a local side-channel attack to break the Libgcrypt encryption library. The exploit could be used to recover a RSA-1024 key.


02 Jun: Linux Sudo patches address vulnerability

Security updates have been issued for several Linux distributions to address a flaw in Sudo. Sudo allows users to run programs with the security privileges of another user, by default the superuser. Users must, by default, supply their own password for authentication, rather than the password of the target…


17 May: Joomla 3.7.1 Security and bugfix release

Joomla! 3.7.1 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which addresses one critical security vulnerability and several bug fixes. The security issue was found to be the result of inadequate filtering of requested data that lead to a SQL Injection vulnerability. We…


16 May: cPanel TSR-2017-0003 Security Update

An update for cPanel was just released to address various security vulnerabilities. These updates provide targeted changes to address security concerns with cPanel and WHM. We recommend that you update as soon as possible.


16 Apr: WordPress Sites Attacked Through Vulnerable Home Routers

Attackers are hijacking vulnerable home routers to launch attacks against WordPress sites. The attacks exploit two flaws in the TR-069 router management protocol to send malicious requests to port 7547. Experts have been advising home users to limit access to port 7547. Internet service providers (ISPs) could take steps…


31 Mar: cPanel TSR-2017-0002 Announcement

cPanel has released new builds for all public update tiers. These updates provide targeted changes to address security concerns with the cPanel & WHM product. These builds are currently available to all customers via the standard update system. cPanel has rated these updates as having CVSSv3 scores ranging from…