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Serious flaw found and patched in WordPress, but it might lurk in plugins

by Joe Warminsky • 3 years ago

The bug appears in WordPress instances prior to version 4.9.9 and was exploitable for as long as six years, the RIPS Technologies researchers said.

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

by Jeff Stone • 3 years 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 • 3 years 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 • 3 years ago

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