Tag Archives: Security

Interview with WordPress.org’s Security Czar, Nikolay Bachiyski

At WordCamp Europe 2015 , Matt Mullenweg named Nikolay Bachiyski the first Security Czar for the WordPress project . With over 10 years of experience contributing to the WordPress project, Nikolay is a great fit and has embraced the role. … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in WP Super Cache

A couple of important security updates have been released for the popular WP Super Cache plugin. The security updates fixed a vulnerability, reported by Sucuri, that allowed an attacker to introduce malicious code into the plugin’s cache file listing. Many such vulnerabilities are executed … Continue reading

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Vulnerability In The Slider Revolution Plugin

Sucuri has discovered a very serious vulnerability in the ‘Slider Revolution’ plugin. All versions below 4.2 are exploitable. As the Sucuri blog post points out, this is serious. This vulnerability can allow an attacker to read any file on the … Continue reading

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Fix for the MailPoet Plugin AKA wysija-newsletters

A vulnerability was found in the MailPoet Newsletters WordPress plugin ( known as wysija-newsletters at the WordPress.org plugin repository ). All versions below 2.6.7 of the plugin are vulnerable. We’ve deployed a hot fix to VaultPress sites running the MailPoet … Continue reading

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VaultPress makes it easy to respond to security threats

VaultPress scans your site every day, looking for dangerous code patterns in the files on your server. When something looks suspicious, a new threat appears on your VaultPress Security page and we email you automatically. We’ve recently updated the way … Continue reading

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