In recent months, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of instances of compromised mailboxes. The bad guys use computer viruses and social engineering to steal users’ sensitive information. The next thing you know they have access to your mailbox and using it to send spam and malicious email. And sometimes they do […]
A WordPress website hosted on our server WWW-29 was hacked on 16 September. We found evidence that the attacker used a PHP shell script to assemble a collection configuration files for other websites (mainly WordPress and Joomla installations). These configuration files contain MySQL database credentials for the said websites.