Posts Tagged ‘Vulnerability’

CPU-miner Installed via Windows OS Vulnerability

I have triaged a handful of Windows servers this week that started out being ticketed as high CPU / performance issues.
Upon investigation, I have found XMR cryptocurrency miners being installed through a Windows OS Vulnerability.

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Disqus WordPress Plugin Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been discovered in the Disqus plugin for WordPress allowing for Remote Code Execution. The Disqus plugin is used on nearly 2 million WordPress blogs. Who is Vulnerable? A remote attacker could successfully execute remote code provided the following version of software are true: PHP <= 5.1.6 WordPress <= 3.1.4 Disqus Plugin <= 2.75 How…

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