The Pentagon accidentally leaked their data online which suggested that the organization has been monitoring users via their social media. The data leak was discovered by a cyber security expert, Chris Vickery, from the cybersecurity firm, UpGuard, who stumbled on three separate downloadable Amazon S3 servers, containing at least 1.8 billion internet posts from various sources collected over an 8-year period. The discovery dates back to early September and the U.S. Defense Department has since confirmed this exposure to CNN.
A new WordPress malware campaign is threatening WordPress installs, the malicious code tracked as wp-vcd hides in legitimate WordPress files and is used by cyber attackers to add a secret admin user and gain full control over infected websites. Recently discovered by researchers from the firm Sucuri, this cyber attack leverages flaws within outdated plugins and themes.
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