Malicious Plugins On Tens Of Thousands Of WordPress Websites | Nerd of Fortune

Malicious Plugins On Tens Of Thousands Of WordPress Websites

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have identified malicious plugins on tens of thousands of WordPress websites. Have you updated your WordPress this week? I have mentioned SO many times, UPDATES are the first leg of your defense against malware and other malicious online attacks in WordPress and ANY other CMS. The results of an […]

Gravatar Data Leak Exposed 167 Million Profiles

In October 2020, a security researcher named Carlo Di Dato discovered a technique to exploit a vulnerability of the Gravatar online avatar service to collect data about its users. Although the available data was theoretically public, as Di Dato warned the community that “it’s unlikely users know their data can be accessed by querying Gravatar […]

GoDaddy Breached Again!

GODADDY BREACHED AGAIN! Nerd of Fortune – GoDaddy was BREACHED AGAIN and GoDaddy claims it didn’t know until 2 days ago. I have several clients still hosting with GoDaddy (had 300+ 3 years ago but recommended all migrate AWAY from NoDaddy, um GoDaddy.) but have slowly had them all move to other hosting companies that […]

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Facebook changes company name to Meta

Facebook changes company name to Meta? Do Whaaaaaaat? Here’s what we know: Facebook on Thursday announced that it has changed its company name to Meta. The name change, which was announced at the Facebook Connect augmented and virtual reality conference, reflects the company’s growing ambitions beyond social media. The re-branding also comes after the company […]

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New Super Hero Flicks For 2020!

Hi there, it’s the Hitchhiker. Man are we excited about some new flicks coming out in 2020. From old fav’s like the Black Widow FINALLY getting her own movie to newbies like BLOODSHOT! I have a couple sprinkled in between (not excited about Wonder Woman – we still think they picked the WRONG actor, but […]