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User data of Uber, Fitbit, Ok Cupid, 1Password  and leading companies was risked for weeks together due to a critical CloudFlare vulnerability.  The 'Cloudbleed Bug' was caused because of  servers running past the buffer and returning memory containing private information. Something similar was seen in the heartbleed bug reported in 2014 too. The vulnerability was reported by Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy. Graham-Cumming, CTO…

John Carlin, chief in-charge of Nation Security Division at the Justice Department of United States talked about web security shortcomings in US elections and how European election could be tampered with using various hacking attempts. Several members of Democratic party including various Obama administration officials have criticized U.S response to hacking during the elections last year. Servers of democratic party…

A critical privilege injection vulnerability has been reported in WordPress 4.70 and 4.71. The vulnerability allows an unauthenticated hacker to modify content of a page/post in WordPress site. The vulnerability was found in the REST API added by WordPress in one of its recent release. As soon as the vulnerability was discovered, WordPress security team worked on the patch and…

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