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  • Disqus WordPress plugin vulnerabilities

    14.08.2014

    During a penetration testing for a client, Australian based independent security consultant Nik Cubrilovic, discovered a couple of security issues within the very popular Disqus WordPress plugin.

  • Critical bug in WordPress plugin allows site hijacking

    08.08.2014

    A popular WordPress plugin that allows site owners to easily customize the contact form has a critical vulnerability that can be exploited to download and remotely modify the site's database, and gain access and control of the site - no account or authentication needed.

  • WordPress Security Checklist

    23.07.2014

    WordPress is not only easy to use, it also comes with many plugins and themes for you to choose from, making it extremely customizable.

  • Bug in WordPress plugin allows unauthorized file upload

    02.07.2014

    WordPress users who also use the MailPoet plugin are urged to update it as soon as possible, as all versions but the latest one are plagued with a critical flaw that could allow attackers to remotely upload any file on their vulnerable website.

  • Jetpack pushes update to close critical security hole

    14.04.2014

    The developers of Jetpack, one of the most widely used WordPress plugins, are urging users to download and implement the latests versions that fix a critical security bug.




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Patching: The least understood line of defense

Posted on 29 August 2014.  |  How many end users, indeed how many IT pros, truly get patching? Sure, many of us see Windows install updates when we shut down our PC and think all is well. Itís not.


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