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WordPress plugin patches flaw that gave hackers potential access to 40,000 websites

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The plugin Simple Social Buttons allows Wordpress users to distribute content on social media platforms. The flaw was discovered by a security developer at WebARX.

Former WPML employee hacks plugin website to spam customers

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

The makers of the WPML plugin said they're taking legal action against the attacker.

Flaw in WordPress plugin allowed unauthorized admin access, backdoors

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

The flaw has been patched in the privacy-focused plugin WP GDPR Compliance, which has more than 100,000 downloads.

Government websites, including uscourts.gov, pulled into cryptomining scheme

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

A third-party plugin co-opted sites, including ones belonging to the U.S. federal courts and D.C.'s public transit system, to mine Monero.

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