Security and Vulnerabilities Category
Critical WordPress flaw using File Manager affecting 350,000 sites
If you are using the File Manager plugin for WordPress and haven’t updated to the version released on September 1st, 2020, your WordPress installation is at risk from hackers exploiting a vulnerability that allows them to execute commands and malicious scripts. This security flaw in the File Manager was in versions ranging from 6.0 to […]
Critical bug in WordPress Plugins Opens Site to Takeovers
If you are using two popular plugins made by Brainstorm Force, Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder or Ultimate Addons for Elementor, stop what you are doing now and update your plugins. A major vulnerability was found a little over a week ago in both of these plugins that could allow hackers to gain administrative access […]
Social Warfare Security Vulnerability
The popular social media sharing plugin Social Warfare has a dangerous security vulnerability that is being actively exploited in the wild. We are already seeing that this vulnerability is being exploited with some of our clients. An update has been released, Social Warfare V3.5.3, by the plugin developer, that addresses this vulnerability. What Do I […]
Recent email-spam trend claiming your email/computer was hacked
While spam is always a constant pain in the you know what, a recent trend has grabbed a certain amount of attention and a fair number of our clients have been in touch with concerns that they’ve been hacked and asking for our assistance. An excerpt of this email has been posted below, and word […]
WooCommerce patch released addressing WordPress design flaw
A researcher at RIPS Technologies GmbH, Simon Scannell, detected and reported a file deletion vulnerability in WooCommerce, a very popular WordPress plugin for e-shops, that allows shop managers to delete certain files and then take over any administrator account. This vulnerability was fixed is version 3.4.6 that was released on October 11, 2018. If you’ve […]
Drupal core – Highly critical – Remote Code Execution
A highly critical vulnerability was made public today (SA-CORE-2018-002). This is a very serious remote code execution vulnerability within multiple subsystems of Drupal 7.x and 8.x, allowing attackers to potentially compromise the site, using multiple attack vectors. It is highly advised to ensure immediate action and attention to this and ensuring your Drupal installation has […]
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