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5 New Website Vulnerabilities Straight from Black Hat & DEF CON

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Protecting your online presence keeps getting harder. Here's what to do to protect your site from exploits due to advertising security holes, nasty injections, HTTPS cracking, and more techniques that can get your site flagged as malware by Google. Protecting your online presence keeps getting harder. Here's what to do to protect your site from exploits due to advertising security holes, nasty injections, HTTPS cracking, and more techniques that can get your site flagged as malware by Google. 0 Comments

Major Google URL Removal Exploit Found & Resolved

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A Google Webmaster Tools user found a security hole that allowed him to delete any web page from Google's index. Once the exploit was reported, Google had it patched within seven hours. A Google Webmaster Tools user found a security hole that allowed him to delete any web page from Google's index. Once the exploit was reported, Google had it patched within seven hours. 0 Comments

Gapster Security Hole Fixed

The Gapster bid management tool has closed a security hole that left account information unprotected on the web for what Gapster-owner Did-It.com says was a brief period.In December, Google became the first crawler-based search engine to break the 1.5 billion web page mark. In addition, the service rolled out changes designed to improve the freshness of its results and the ability for users to find news. The Gapster bid management tool has closed a security hole that left account information unprotected on the web for what Gapster-owner Did-It.com says was a brief period.In December, Google became the first crawler-based search engine to break the 1.5 billion web page mark. In addition, the service rolled out changes designed to improve the freshness of its results and the ability for users to find news. 0 Comments

LookSmart Submission Data Was Left Vulnerable

Information in LookSmart's submission queue has been left open to public, giving access to the names, phone numbers and email addresses of those who have submitted sites to the service. Credit card data, however, was not exposed. Information in LookSmart's submission queue has been left open to public, giving access to the names, phone numbers and email addresses of those who have submitted sites to the service. Credit card data, however, was not exposed. 0 Comments