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Backdoor Found in WordPress Plugin

Discussion in 'Tech-Related News' started by knucklehead, Sep 14, 2017.

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  1. knucklehead

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    Backdoor Found in WordPress Plugin With More Than 200,000 Installations

    For the past two and a half months, a WordPress plugin named Display Widgets has been used to install a backdoor on WordPress sites across the Internet.

    The backdoor code was found between Display Widgets version 2.6.1 (released June 30) and version 2.6.3 (released September 2).
     
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