CNET Hacked, Remote Servers accessed

CNET the most popular review technology websites has been hacked. A twitter user going by the name of worm and the handle @rev-priv8 posted a photo of a remote access to CNET.com server . The exploit was done through a vulnerability in the content management system probably WordPress or Joomla. CNET is not saying much about the attack but claims that username and password were not accessed.According to Forbes, Worm has even sold a database of CNET.com at a price of one Bitcoin.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2014/07/14/russian-hacker-breaches-cnet-servers/

1 million users affected by CNET.com hack

Published by Guy Ngongang on information security

I am an Information security Engineer with a strong background in network and Cloud computing. I have done work With FTK imager and enjoy improving my know-how in my spare time. My aim is to fight cybercriminal and help end users to enjoy the Internet freely

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