Security

WordPress 2.5 SECRET_KEY and SALT Cracking Vulnerability

SECRET_KEY is the new addition to wordpress Security which is introduced in the WordPress 2.5. SECRET_KEY is used to secure WordPress Cookies. But an attacker can use this Key to intrude the WordPress system. In a recently found vulnerability discovered by xiam and published in Security Focus shows that an attacker can get into the …

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Msplinks.com Good for Myspace Bad for Spammers and SEO

Myspace.com has recently taken link redirection approach to track down link spamming in their Social space. You will notice links in profile and comments posted in Myspace are converted automatically to http://www.msplinks.com/ . Example: http://www.msplinks.com/MDFodHRwOi8vd3d3LmFsbGdlZWtzLmluZm8v When first introduced there were some misconceptions came up about this automatic link conversion which spread like wild fire throughout …

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