Joomla patched for SQL injection vulnerability

The Joomla content management system recently received a security update to address a SQL injection vulnerability. The flaw enabled hackers to steal data from the databases of Joomla-based systems. The Joomla project released

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IE zero-day attack can spur new training policies

Enterprises using outdated versions of Internet Explorer just might have been given extra motivation to upgrade after a new zero-day attack targeting IE6 and IE7 users was discovered on Wednesday. But, according to

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Google offers Wiki, store capabilities for Web sites

Google Inc. is seeking to further boost its profile on Web sites with the release of four Google Web Elements intended to integrate Google products into Web sites.Released on Friday, the new Google Web

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Paul Krill

Customer intolerance for slow Web sites grows

Consumers have very little patience for online stores, e-banks and travel sites that slow down, act erratically or crash during busy transaction seasons, according to a new study from Gomez, a provider of

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

EU to crack down on online gadget vendors

Over half of all online sellers of consumer electronics in the European Union are suspected of having broken consumer protection laws, the European Commission said Wednesday.Their alleged offenses include concealing delivery charges, misleading

Published on: September 9th, 2009 Paul Meller

Beware the evil lurking behind California wildfires

Capitalizing on popular search terms like “California wildfires” is one strategy hackers are using to direct people to fraudulent Web sites, said a security expert with Symantec Corp.Invariably, people are going to search

Published on: September 3rd, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Chinese domain names to flood Internet

China has pushed ahead with deploying Internet domain names written in Chinese as it urges action to standardize their use globally.More than 200 million people in China now use the Internet, which puts

Published on: August 26th, 2009 Owen Fletcher

DNS ‘blacklist’ offered to enterprise users

Nominum  plans to announce on Tuesday a novel domain names system (DNS) security  capability that functions like a spam blacklist,  providing automated, real-time checking of DNS queries against a list of Web sites

Published on: August 18th, 2009 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

More holes found in Web’s SSL security protocol

Security researchers have found some serious flaws in software that uses the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption protocol used to secure communications on the Internet. At the recent Black Hat conference in Las

Published on: August 10th, 2009 Robert McMillan