Security researchers discovered a hidden HTTP directory that is allowing threat actors to install Shade ransomware on WordPress and Joomla websites.
A recent study suggested that small business cybersecurity threats are on the rise, as evidenced by the fact that the average small business website sustained 44 attacks per day during Q4 2017.
A recently discovered Joomla security vulnerability could allow cybercriminals to score some big hits against organizations and their servers.
The content management system Joomla recently patched vulnerabilities that were contributing to zero-day exploits across websites.
Once news of the Joomla security flaw was made public, cybercriminals didn't waste any time trying to strike against vulnerable websites.
The makers of Joomla have moved quickly to patch a hole that allowed cybercriminals to execute SQL injection attacks in the content management system.
Researchers from ESET say the Mumblehard malware has infected thousands of machines, sending spam and staying undetected for more than five years.
2014 was a big year for CMS hacking, with popular platforms WordPress, Drupal and Joomla all targeted by cybercriminals, resulting in breaches.