HostGator: cPanel Security Hole Exploited in Mass Hack

HostGator says hackers compromised its servers using a previously unknown security hole in cPanel, the control panel software that is widely used by hosting providers. "I can tell you with all accuracy that this is definitely due to a cPanel exploit that provides root access and all cPanel servers are affected," said HostGator system administrator Tim Greer. "This issue affects all versions of cPanel, from what I can tell, from years ago to the current releases, including Stable, Release, Current and Edge."

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This is a list of insecure Joomla modules , please delete or upgrade

This is a list of 3rd party Joomla components with known vulnerabilities that will allow hackers access to your site. If you are using any of the following compnents please upgrade or remove the component as listed under fix. It is also very important to make sure you are using the latest version of Joomla, currently 1.0.11, as earlier versions have several High Level vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities dont just effects your website it effects other clients and the entire server as a whole.http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,79477.0.html
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Running OSCommerce with register_global=OFF and Safe_mode=ON

How to modify your osCommerce master file in Fantastico to make it work server default with php Safe_Mode = ON and register_global = OFF

As the World-Wide-Web is turning more and more into the Wild-Wild-Web you might haverealize that you need to implement tighter security measures for PHP on your Linux server.
Having register globals enabled is a very serious security issue; it allows an attacker to inject
variables into the running PHP code. Just in case you don’t realise, this is a VERY BAD THING.
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How to upgrade the embedded phpBB forum within phpNuke

If you've recently installed phpNuke with Fantistico (it's at the bottom of your Control Panel – if you haven't seen it – go look), you may have noticed that the phpBB version is about 5 releases out of date.
The most recent version of phpBB is 2.0.21, but the version within the phpNuke 7.8 Release is 2.0.15. However, before you run out and download the standalone updates/patches for phpBB, please keep reading.
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