Tag: hacking

  • WordPress is hacked: All Upgrade to 2.1.2

    WordPress, the software powering thousands of weblogs on the web, has recently seen it’s download files modified by an unknown “cracker” who changed the code to include code enabling those in the know to gain access to the websites running such software. Only version 2.1.1 was affected. WordPress › Blog » WordPress 2.1.1 dangerous, Upgrade…

  • Web Host Company hacks into their own client’s accounts

    This has to be the most disgusting marketing strategy since the dawn of forehead tattoos: Dedicated Hosting Companies » Blog Archive » Hacked by my host! Be Careful! Who’s watching the watchers?

  • Banksy: The Hacker of the Art world

    Banksy is to Art as Hackers are to I.T.Is Banksy a Hacker? Absolutely. His own words resume his style: The time of getting fame for your name on its own is over. Artwork that is only about wanting to be famous will never make you famous. Any fame is a by-product of making something that…

  • modsec.sh updated

    I’ve updated the modsec.sh script to include some new rules from gotroot.com. Check out its new permanent page at https://www.skyhorse.org/web-server-administration/auto-update-modsecurity-rules-modsecsh/

  • Hacking the mind

    Not a new concept, but the relationship between traditional mysticism (eastern and western) and computer hacking is more compelling than it may look like at first glance. Mke Murray’s  “Hacking the Mind” talk at HOPE this year just proves my point. As they put it:  The similarities between the methods used to exploit a computer…