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Unpatched WordPress Flaw Gives Attackers Full Control Over Your Site

Unpatched WordPress Flaw Gives Attackers Full Control Over Your Site
June 26, 2018Mohit Kumar
UPDATE— WordPress has released version 4.9.7 to finally patch this vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to gain full control ...

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update
February 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
WordPress administrators are once again in trouble. WordPress version 4.9.3 was released earlier this week with patches for a total 34...

WordPress Plugin Used by 300,000+ Sites Found Vulnerable to SQL Injection Attack

WordPress Plugin Used by 300,000+ Sites Found Vulnerable to SQL Injection Attack
June 30, 2017Wang Wei
A SQL Injection vulnerability has been discovered in one of the most popular Wordpress plugins, installed on over 300,000 websites, whic...

Unpatched Wordpress Flaw Could Allow Hackers To Reset Admin Password

Unpatched Wordpress Flaw Could Allow Hackers To Reset Admin Password
May 04, 2017Mohit Kumar
WordPress, the most popular CMS in the world, is vulnerable to a logical vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to reset target...

WordPress Security: Brute Force Amplification Attack Targeting Thousand of Blogs

WordPress Security: Brute Force Amplification Attack Targeting Thousand of Blogs
October 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Most of the times, we have reported about WordPress vulnerabilities involving vulnerable plugins, but this time security researchers ha...

Hacking WordPress Website with Just a Single Comment

Hacking WordPress Website with Just a Single Comment
April 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Most of the time, we have reported about WordPress vulnerabilities involving vulnerable plugins, but this time a Finnish security resear...

Own a WordPress Website? ISIS is After You — FBI warns

Own a WordPress Website? ISIS is After You — FBI warns
April 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you run a self-hosted WordPress website, then you must Beware: "ISIS is after you." Yes, you heard right. The Unite...

'WordPress SEO by Yoast' Plugin Vulnerability Affects Millions

'WordPress SEO by Yoast' Plugin Vulnerability Affects Millions
March 11, 2015Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the most popular plugin of the WordPress content management platform (CMS) that puts te...

GHOST glibc Vulnerability Affects WordPress and PHP applications

GHOST glibc Vulnerability Affects WordPress and PHP applications
January 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After the disclosure of extremely critical GHOST vulnerability in the GNU C library (glibc) — a widely used component of most Linux distri...