Month: September 2006


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


OSCommerce Security Upgrades

An update to the osCommerce 2.2 Milestone 2 version has been released that addresses security related issues and bug reports that exist in the released version.


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


Securing your Joomla Website

In addition to understanding the threats, and implementing general defensive strategies, it is important to know more specific details about security in Joomla, as well some specific examples of how to implement security strategies.


Mambo 4.5.4 Security Patch 2 Released

Team Mambo has just released Security Patch 2 for Mambo version 4.5.4. This patch fixes a number of security vulnerabilities and provides some additional hardening of the application. It is recommended that everyone apply this


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


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


New Skype Phone Doesnt Need PC or Wi-Fi

Skype announced a new cordless phone on Thursday that sends and receives Skype calls just like a landline, but without the need for a computer.