50K WordPress Sites Exposed to Remote Code Execution Attacks by Critical Bug in Back Up Plugin
A critical severity vulnerability has been identified in a WordPress plugin with more than 90,000 installs and this could be exploited by attackers to gain remote code execution to fully compromise vulnerable websites.
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Cyber Threats to Watch Out for in 2024
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Microsoft: Outlook email sending issues for users with lots of folders
A new issue affecting Outlook for Microsoft 365 users has been identified and this is causing email-sending problems for those with too many nested folders.
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AutoSpill attack steals credentials from Android password managers
Security researchers developed a new attack, named as “AutoSpill”, to steal account credentials on Android during the autofill operation.
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MAUSHIELD is managed by the Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius, set-up under the section 38 of the Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Act 2021.

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Malware, or malicious software, is any program or file that is intentionally harmful to a computer, network or server


Ransomware is a malware designed to deny a user or organization access to files on their computer


Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message

Website defacement

Web defacement is an attack in which malicious parties penetrate a website and replace content on the site

Denial of Service

A denial-of-service (DoS) attack occurs when legitimate users are unable to access information systems, devices, or other network resources


A vulnerability is a weakness in an IT system that can be exploited by an attacker to deliver a successful attack

SQL Injection

SQL Injection (SQL) is a type of an injection attack that makes it possible to execute malicious SQL statements

Social Engineering

Social engineering is the term used for a broad range of malicious activities accomplished through human interactions

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