Web applications are currently facing a constant barrage of threats. To fortify the digital fortresses surrounding our online presence, web developers and administrators turn to robust security measures, and one such crucial defender is the Web Application Firewall (WAF). In this article, we’ll delve into what a WAF is and highlight the prowess of Pyxsoft, a formidable WAF tailored for cPanel-based sites.
As of 10 December, three critical vulnerabilities were reported in Apache’s Log4Shell component.
The brute force is one of the most common ways used by hackers to gain access to a server.
What is a web shell?
A web shell is a script that is often uploaded to a server with the aim of giving a hacker the remote control of a machine. Web servers that become infected can either be internal to the network or internet-facing, where the shell is utilized to pivot further to the server’s internal hosts (Alert (TA15-314A)).
A new WordPress vulnerability was discovered by Israeli researcher Barak Tawily.
According to the official WordPress website, 29% of the existing websites use this platform and, therefore, are affected by this vulnerability.