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Backdoor in phpMyAdmin

Backdoor in phpMyAdmin Allows Hackers to Execute PHP Code

phpMyAdmin is warning customers that a kit hosted on the SourceForge.net mirror system has been found to contain a backdoor that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code. The developers have been notified by the Tencent Security Response Center that the distribution contains a malicious file. The affected mirror is called cdnetworks-kr-1, the backdoor being located in the server_sync.php ... Read More »

Critical Vulnerabilities Patched in phpMyAdmin

The phpMyAdmin development team has released new versions of the popular web-based database management tool in order to patch several vulnerabilities, including two marked as critical. In total there were four security holes patched in the newly releasedphpMyAdmin 3.4.3.2 and phpMyAdmin 3.3.10.3, with a possible impact ranging from cross-site scripting to local file inclusion and remote code execution. One vulnerability ... Read More »

Six in Ten Users Have Vulnerable Adobe Reader Versions Installed

According to an analysis performed by Czech antivirus vendor AVAST Software one in every ten users is running an unpatched version of Adobe Reader. The company’s test base is large and very diverse, avast! Free Antivirus being one of the most popular antivirus products in the world with over 131 million active users.// <![CDATA[ / The security company claims that ... Read More »

Google+ hit with spam bug

The social networking site emailed repeat notifications to users after a system ran out of disk space    The Google+ social networking site malfunctioned this weekend, spamming its users with repeated notifications via e-mail. Google+, which is being beta tested with a limited number of users, ran out of disk space on Saturday, causing the glitch, according to Vic Gundotra, ... Read More »

Moody’s Website Hacked After Downgrading Portugal’s Credit Rating

Moody’s website was defaced by a hacker unhappy with the agency downgrading Portugal’s credit rating to a very low level. Last week Moody’s cut Portugal’s rating by four points on its scale, pushing it towards what creditors consider “junk” levels.// Furthermore, the agency said the country will have to make drastic cuts in spending, increase its taxes and register remarkable ... Read More »

Critical Vulnerabilities Patched in phpMyAdmin

The phpMyAdmin development team has released critical updates for the popular web-based database management tool in order to patch several vulnerabilities that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code. The new 3.3.10.2 and 3.4.3.1 versions address a total of four security issues rated as highly critical by vulnerability research company Secunia. // <![CDATA[// One of the flaws (CVE-2011-2505) stems from ... Read More »