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Comodo stung by vBulletin forum exploit

By John Leyden for The Daily Swig
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The statement adds that Comodo’s infrastructure team “immediately took steps to mitigate the exploit by taking the forums offline and applying the recommended patches” – something that only happened some days after patches to defend against the high-profile exploit were released.

Ilia Kolochenko, founder and chief executive of web security company ImmuniWeb, last week advised users of vulnerable forums to consider suspending those services pending the availability of the appropriate security patches.

In its breach notice, Comodo said: “As members of our community of Comodo Forum users we want to reassure you that we have put in place measures to ensure that vulnerabilities in third-party software, such as vBulletin, will be patched immediately when patches become available.” Read Full Article

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