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GUEST ESSAY: A primer on content management systems (CMS) — and how to secure them

The Last Watchdog

You very likely will interact with a content management system (CMS) multiple times today. For instance, the The Last Watchdog article you are reading uses a CMS to store posts, display them in an attractive manner, and provide search capabilities. Security is essential for a CMS. Best security practices.

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New Caesar Cipher Skimmer targets popular CMS used by e-stores

Security Affairs

A new e-skimmer called Caesar Cipher Skimmer is used to compromise multiple CMS, including WordPress, Magento, and OpenCart. Sucuri researchers discovered a new e-skimmer , called Caesar Cipher Skimmer, that was used in recent weeks to target users of e-stores based on popular CMS, including WordPress, Magento, and OpenCart.

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Joomla CMS Patches Critical XSS Vulnerabilities

Data Breach Today

Millions of Websites Potentially at Risk Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in Joomla, a widely used free-source content management system, were fixed in a patch published Tuesday by the open-source project that maintains the software. The flaws potentially expose millions of websites to attacks that can end with remote code execution.

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Hackers Target Fresh Drupal CMS Flaw to Infiltrate Sites

Data Breach Today

CMS Project Team Patches "Highly Critical" Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Patch alert: Some versions of the popular content management system Drupal have a "highly critical" flaw that attackers can exploit to remotely execute code.

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A flaw in Concrete5 CMS could have allowed website takeover

Security Affairs

A remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability affecting the Concrete5 CMS exposed numerous servers to full takeover, experts warn. A recently addressed remote code execution (RCE) flaw in the Concrete5 CMS exposed numerous websites to attacks. EdgeScan experts also provided a list of recommendations to keep the CMS secure.

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Drupal developers fixed a code execution flaw in the popular CMS

Security Affairs

The post Drupal developers fixed a code execution flaw in the popular CMS appeared first on Security Affairs. Drupal development team released security updates to fix multiple issues, including a critical code execution flaw. Follow me on Twitter: @securityaffairs and Facebook. Pierluigi Paganini.

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Fast Company CMS Hack Raises Security Questions

Dark Reading

The company's website remains offline after hackers used its compromised CMS to send out racist messages.

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