Doug Olenick

WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issued an out of band security and maintenance release yesterday with version 4.9.7 being pushed live patching 18 bugs in the content management system.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:21AM
Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple got a small head start on Patch Tuesday pushing out updates for seven products on 9 July, including, iTunes, Safari and iOS.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:14AM
The Pirate Bay makes cryptocurrency mining a feature, not a bug

The Pirate Bay makes cryptocurrency mining a feature, not a bug

The Pirate Bay (TPB) has started notifying its users that by just entering the site they give the peer-to-peer sharing site permission to take over their CPU to mine cryptocurrency.
By Doug Olenick Jul 11 2018, 11:09AM
New Zealand court OK's Kim Dotcom's extradition to the US

New Zealand court OK's Kim Dotcom's extradition to the US

The New Zealand Court of Appeal has upheld a decision from a lower court in that country that found internet icon Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the United States.
By Doug Olenick Jul 9 2018, 10:30AM
Tor patches flaw that could expose MacOS and Linux IP addresses

Tor patches flaw that could expose MacOS and Linux IP addresses

The Tor Project released a patch fixing an issue that could reveal the correct IP address of MacOS and Linux users using the Tor browser.
By Doug Olenick Nov 9 2017, 1:05PM
GhostAdmin botnet malware discovered

GhostAdmin botnet malware discovered

Cyber-security researchers MalwareHunterTeam has uncovered a new botnet malware type it has dubbed GhostAdmin that is alive and working in the wild.
By Doug Olenick Jan 20 2017, 12:04PM