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WordPress Sites Under Hacker Attack

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New research from Imperva has shown that WordPress websites came under attack from hackers 21.9 percent more times than sites running on other CMS platforms combined. According to a report from betanews, WordPress sites are more likely to be attacked than any other site with WordPress websites suffering 60 percent more XSS incidents than all of the other CMS platforms. The research from Imperva also found that WordPress sites are more likely suffer a lower number of incidents per specific attack…
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New WordPress Plugin Problem Compromises 50,000 Sites

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WordPress users are being warned to check their sites have not been compromised after it has been revealed that a popular newsletter plugin has led to up to 50,000 sites being targeted by hackers. According to reports the problem with the vulnerability has come through a flaw found in MailPoet Newsletters, formerly known as wysija newsletters and follows from a previous problem which was found in the plugin only a few weeks ago. The problem had been fixed to prevent any further issues occurring…