Daily Archives: March 5, 2015

Major XSS Vulnerability in WordPress Online Stores using Woocommerce

A vulnerability in an extremely popular WordPress online store plugin called WooCommerce has been identified.  The vulnerability includes a Reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS) problem that allows an attacker to manipulate input fields and then in-turn attack web browsers of visiting users.  On January 29th, WooCommerce fixed their plugin by […]

FREAK Vulnerability affecting IOS and Android Devices

Freak (Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys) is a vulnerability that was recently discovered that affects IOS and Android devices.  The vulnerability tricks browsers to revert back to outdated encryption standards.  This could essentially allow someone to sniff the traffic over the wire and decrypt.  A study done by researchers at […]