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Wikipedia dodges critical vulnerability in open source platform that could have let attackers take over

Jan 30, 2014, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ellen Messmer)

The possibility of Wikipedia being taken over by attackers was just foiled by quick action on the part of Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia, with the help of Check Point, the security firm that discovered the critical security hole in its code.

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