Tag: Hackers

Poorly written code exposing businesses online

Old and sloppily written code is exposing businesses to hackers, new research has warned, with the financial sector at the highest risk. After reviewing more than 278 million lines of code in 1,388 applications worldwide, researchers have found 1.3 million weaknesses which could allow hackers to take advantage of corporate systems. Research by software company

Crunchyroll website hacked and malware affected some users

Hacks that target major websites are nothing new, but Crunchyroll.com just suffered a particularly vicious attack. The anime streaming service was compromised for a few hours on November 4th after hackers planted a fake home page that pushed a malicious “CrunchyViewer” malware to visitors. If Windows users were trusting enough to launch the file, it installed a mysterious background process