security

WordPress Publishes Security White Paper

As WordPress currently powers 23% of the web, the platform’s security is constantly under scrutiny. WordPress has long been a favorite target of hackers and spammers who want to get the most return on their efforts. Since the the platform powers millions of websites, a critical vulnerability with a popular (more…)

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If you use the InfiniteWP Client plugin, log into your sites and check for updates. According to Sucuri, versions under 1.3.8 are susceptible to a privilege escalation attack as well as a potential Object Injection Vulnerability. InfiniteWP Client is used to communicate to the Infinite WP service to manage WordPress (more…)

TimThumb Ends Development

The once popular image resizing script known as TimThumb is no longer supported according to co-creator, Ben Gillbanks. In 2011, TimThumb made headlines when a major security vulnerability was discovered and used to hack into several websites. The exploit that was found was a bug with the external image resize (more…)