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'Google Analytics by Yoast' WordPress Plugin Patches Critical Vulnerability

'Google Analytics by Yoast' WordPress Plugin Patches Critical Vulnerability

March 20, 2015Wang Wei
Another popular WordPress plugin by Yoast has been found to be vulnerable to a critical flaw that could be exploited by hackers to hijack th...
'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...
WordPress Analytics Plugin Leaves 1.3 Million Sites Vulnerable to Hackers

WordPress Analytics Plugin Leaves 1.3 Million Sites Vulnerable to Hackers

February 25, 2015Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in one of the most popular plugins of the the WordPress content management platform that pu...
WordPress Plugin Zero-Day Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Sites

WordPress Plugin Zero-Day Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Sites

February 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A critical zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in a popular WordPress plugin , called ' FancyBox for WordPress ', which i...
CryptoPHP Backdoor Hijacks Servers with Malicious Plugins & Themes

CryptoPHP Backdoor Hijacks Servers with Malicious Plugins & Themes

November 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered thousands of backdoored plugins and themes for the popular content management systems (CMS) that c...
50,000 Websites Hacked Through MailPoet WordPress Plugin Vulnerability

50,000 Websites Hacked Through MailPoet WordPress Plugin Vulnerability

July 23, 2014Wang Wei
The users of WordPress, a free and open source blogging tool as well as content management system (CMS), that have a popular unpatched wordP...
Disqus Wordpress Plugin Flaw Leaves Millions of Blogs Vulnerable to Hackers

Disqus Wordpress Plugin Flaw Leaves Millions of Blogs Vulnerable to Hackers

June 29, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A Remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability has been discovered in the comment and discussion service, Disqus plugin for the most popul...