Archive for 'Google+ Posts'

WordPress Plugin Exploit Alert: Wordfence Security

Posted at Oct 24, 2012 | Posted in  Cyber Security, Google+ Posts, WordPress | By IT Pixie | No comments
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Secunia has reported a XSS vulnerability in WordPress security plugin Wordfence Security, which can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user’s browser session in context of an affected site. The vulnerability affects versions 3.3.5 and prior, and has been patched in the latest version (3.3.7).  If you’re using this plugin, please

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Data-Hungry Apps [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted at Oct 19, 2012 | Posted in  Cyber Security, Google+ Posts | By IT Pixie | No comments
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Do you know what data you’re giving out when you authorize Facebook apps to have access to your account?  ZoneAlarm has put together an infographic to show you.  It also ranked 10 popular Facebook apps on their handling of user data… How does your favorite apps score?  You can use a Facebook app (!) called “Privacyscore”

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Is this going to be (one of) the next Nexus phone(…

Posted at Oct 12, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts | By IT Pixie | No comments

Is this going to be (one of) the next Nexus phone(s)? Super excited to find out! (I am SO ready for a new phone, a Nexus phone!) LG's Nexus – here's what we know so far [Updated] | Android Central Wondering what's really going on with the reported LG Nexus? We separate the fact from

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Woohoo! Google+ Android app finally supports Pages…

Posted at Oct 12, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts | By IT Pixie | No comments

Woohoo! Google+ Android app finally supports Pages! Trying it out right now (posting from G+ app for Android) This was posted on Google+…





WordPress Exploit Alert: Themes with XSS Vulnerability

Posted at Oct 10, 2012 | Posted in  Cyber Security, Google+ Posts, WordPress | By IT Pixie | 1 Comment
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Finnish product security professional and a penetration tester, Janne Ahlberg, discovered a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in several WordPress themes.  This vulnerability can be used to remotely execute JavaScript code on the site where the theme is installed. The WordPress themes in questions are: They are all from the developer Parallelus, and they are sold through Themeforest.net. If you

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Stop clicking random short URL links

Posted at Sep 29, 2012 | Posted in  Cyber Security, Google+ Posts | By IT Pixie | No comments
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Everyone should know by now the danger of clicking random URL links, especially short URL links (because you can’t tell from the URLs what the links take you to).  That’s common sense, and I believe most people abide to this common sense when they are using their computers. But when it comes to mobile devices,

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An Android guy recommending an iPhone

Posted at Sep 29, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts, Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments
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We can argue all day which is better: iPhone or Android phone.  We are passionate about what we like, and we all have our opinion about each of the OS. Which is why I like +Christopher Dawson‘s post about recommending an iPhone to his mom.  I like the level headedness of it.  Much like +ReadWriteWeb‘s

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Houston Security Conference (@HouSecCon) 2012

Posted at Sep 24, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts | By IT Pixie | No comments

Houston Security Conference (@HouSecCon) 2012 is happening on Oct 11. Free tickets available till 9/28. Get yours here: http://ow.ly/dVLt0 This was posted on Google+…





I’m tired of all the Apple iPhone 5 news

Posted at Sep 24, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts | By IT Pixie | 2 Comments

I'm tired of all the Apple iPhone 5 news (or more like blah-blah-blah) already… Will someone give me some Google Nexus phone news, pretty please with a cherry on the top? This was posted on Google+…





Taliban + Facebook = Intelligence Gathering

Posted at Sep 18, 2012 | Posted in  Cyber Security, Google+ Posts | By IT Pixie | No comments
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Image: Mashable Taliban spies are posing as "attractive women" or school friends on Facebook to gather intelligence from soldiers, according to a review of social media and defense conducted by the Australian government.  The report claimed the spies are gathering general information and movement from Facebook photos (via geotagging), and are possibly data-mining and tracking behavior

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