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New web server helps identify COVID-19 drug candidates

Rice University engineers are leading the development of a web server to help researchers identify drugs to treat COVID-19. Their use of a set of conformations allows researchers to account for protein flexibility in molecular docking studies. Credit: Mauricio Rigo / Rice University Rice University researchers have set up an online portal to help researchers […]

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How to install lighttpd web server on Debian 11 Bullseye or Ubuntu 20.04

lighttpd (lighty) is a web server that requires much less resources than Apache for example, and is therefore particularly suitable for very large loads or very weak systems. It was developed by Jan Kneschke and can be extended with modules. FastCGI, for example, allows you to run PHP code. SCGI complements slightly with Ruby or […]

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Apache web server path traversal and file disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2021-41773)

Apache Software released the fix for the zero-day vulnerability in the Apache HTTP server affecting version 2.4.49 out of 4e October 2021. The vulnerability was discovered by cPanel Security and is actively exploited in the wild. This flaw could allow path traversal and subsequent file disclosure. Path traversal issues allow unauthorized users to access files […]

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New malware factories backdoor on Microsoft web server software

Security researchers have discovered malware who can install a backdoor on Microsoft‘s Web server Internet Information Services (IIS) software. Dubbed IISpy, the malware uses various means to interfere with server logging and evade detection so that it can perform long-term espionage. The researchers said the backdoor has been active since at least July 2020 and […]

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ESET Research discovers new IIS web server threats spy on …

(MENAFN-Mid-East.Info) Dubai, United Arab Emirates: ESET researchers have discovered a set of 10 previously undocumented malware families implemented as malicious extensions for Internet Information Services web server software (IIS). Targeting both government mailboxes and e-commerce credit card transactions, while facilitating the distribution of malware, this diverse class of threats operates by spying on and tampering […]