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Cybercriminals hijack WordPress websites with free premium plugins

2014/03/28

Softpedia - (International) Sucuri researchers found that several premium WordPress plugins available for free on some Web sites contain code that allows the plugins' creator to create a new administrator account and gain control of WordPress sites that use the free premium plugins.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Cybercriminals-Hijack-WordPress-Websites-With-Free-Premium-Plugins-434616.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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