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Phishing scammers exploit Wix web hosting

Criminals flock to free web services to establish their attack infrastructure. The latest example: A group using free website host Wix for its phishing pages

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Millions of websites affected by unpatched flaw in Microsoft IIS 6 web server

A proof-of-concept exploit has been published for a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0, a version of the web server that's no longer supported

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Mozilla vies with Apple over future of web graphics

Based on the existing Khronos API, Mozilla's plan could lead to competing proposals submitted by two different standards bodies

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Flaws in Moodle CMS put thousands of e-learning websites at risk

Organizations that use the popular Moodle learning management system should deploy the latest patches as soon as possible because they fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over web servers.

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5 web analytics tools every business needs

For deep insights into how users interact with your website or app, look no further than these affordable tools

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WordPress fixes XSS, CSRF flaws in latest core update

WordPress has a new security update for its content management platform. Don't wait for attackers to launch attacks before updating to version 4.7.3

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Chrome for MacOS to block rogue ad injections and settings changes

The Google Safe Browsing service has been expanded to detect more threats on MacOS

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13 reasons not to use Chrome

Chrome may be the world’s most popular browser, but it isn’t necessarily the best one

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Bringing embedded analytics into the 21st century

Embedding analytics has become an increasingly common way to monetize data and develop new product lines. But most of the tools available to embed analytics aren't up to the needs of today's developers. Here are 10 considerations...

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MongoDB ransomware attacks sign criminals are going after servers, applications

Ransomware is lucrative, and attackers looking for new ways to extort enterprises are going after data stored on web and app servers, even SaaS apps

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14 eyebrow-raising things Google knows about you

Some are fascinating, others are frightening, but here's how to find out what Google has on you

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Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs: Which works better for business?

Has Docs caught up to Word as an enterprise productivity application? We compare the two word processors to see which wins in today's online environment

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First look: Visual Studio for Mac is here at last, almost

Xamarin-inspired IDE will allow C# and F# programmers to develop for iOS, Mac, and Android on a single machine, but is currently limited

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Developers, don't DDoS your own apps

Software engineers can avoid launching distributed denial-of-service attacks against their own programs with proper capacity planning and app architecture

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XSS flaw on Wix leaves the door open to worms

A researcher found a cross-site scripting flaw in Wix templates that a worm could have used to infect all Wix-hosted sites, but couldn't find a way to report the vulnerability

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Joomla websites attacked en masse using recently patched exploits

Attackers hack into Joomla websites by exploiting two account creation flaws

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How to make a SharePoint site multilingual

Translation is not a detail you add to a SharePoint site after deployment, especially because the tools that SharePoint provides can be tricky to use

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Yahoo Mail suspends automatic mail forwarding as privacy controversies swirl

After two major controversies Yahoo turns off automatic email forwarding

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