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WordFence has announced a worst-case scenario has unfolded today for Wi-Fi devices. Researchers at a university in Belgium discovered a way to completely defeat the encryption that WPA2 provides on Wi-Fi networks. This affects ALL modern Wi-Fi equipment, from mobile phones to tablets to workstations, routers, printers and more. This is a very big deal […]
Today WordFence, our Firewall/Security program group, is publishing the third post in their investigative series that is covering the spam activity that started with the Display Widgets plugin and expanded to a much larger story. The story started Tuesday last week when WordFence identified a backdoor that had been added to the Display Widgets WordPress […]
Courtesy of DailyKos.com, by Erasmussimo, June 25, 20 A goodly number of progressives rejected Hillary Clinton on the grounds that she wasn’t good enough for them. Their most common claim was that she is just as bad as Mr. Trump. I have a few questions for them:
Courtesy of Operatico Politico, Jun 1, 2017 Believe it or not, in an aria with so many words, we actually still did not manage to fit in everything we wanted to say about “45”! Singers: Rebecca Nelsen (1st and 3rd) and Eric Stoklossa.
Courtesy of Abby Zimet, commondreams.org, May 12, 2017 The take-no-prisoners George Carlin, who died of heart failure in 2008, would have turned 80 on Friday [5-12-17]. It’s impossible not to wonder what Carlin – the guy who famously proclaimed, “In the United States, anybody can be president. That’s the problem” – would have made of […]
Courtesy JohnPavlovitz.com, May 26, 2017 I remember the day after the Election, a friend of mine who happens to be white, remarked on social media that he “finally wasn’t embarrassed of America and our President.” I sprained my eyes rolling them and they have never fully recovered. Since then I’ve heard this sentiment echoed by […]
Courtesy of theguardian.com, Phil Maynard and Simon Roberts, April 26, 2017 The US president’s first 100 days in office have seen a flurry of executive orders, tweets, leaks and military attacks in the Middle East. But his domestic agenda has been thwarted at every turn, with healthcare plans, travel bans and the Mexican wall ensnared […]
Courtesy of Tom Dart in theguardian.com, March 13, 2017 A Texas lawmaker has filed a satirical bill to regulate “masturbatory emissions” as a riposte to a slew of anti-abortion measures advocated by the state’s Republican politicians.
This is a public service announcement from the Wordfence team due to the potential wide impact this breach may have. Single sign-on provider OneLogin has experienced a major data breach. If you use their services and are affected by this breach, head over to our blog now where we explain what has happened and […]
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