Archive for October, 2007

Oct 31 2007

WordPress Cross-Site Scripting

Published by under Security,Wordpress

Well, it’s time to update your WordPress installation to the latest release (2.3.1) if you haven’t done so yet. Janek Vind has posted a less critical cross-site scripting vulnerability that applies to version <2.3.0. Input passed to the ”posts_columns” parameter in wp-admin/edit-post-rows.php is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. So this can […]

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Oct 25 2007

Swedish tax authorities wants customer records from ISP:s

Published by under Privacy

The Swedish tax authorities (IRS), Skatteverket, has lately started to look into home pages that they think generate revenue via banner income and now wants to force Swedish ISP:s to release their customers records. Swedish ISP Bahnhof is one of several companies that received a request from Swedish IRS to release customer records between 2004-2006 […]

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Oct 25 2007

Shall we all become the sole property of FaceBook?

Published by under Privacy

Computer World, IDG and DN today writes that Microsoft has bought 1.6% of the shares in Facebook for the amount of 240 million dollars! I can just congratulate Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. But, the questions remains if it’s in the best interest of the users to get Microsoft involved in Facebook due to the enormous […]

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