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50,000 sites backdoored through shoddy WordPress plugin

2014/07/24

The Register - (International) A researcher with Sucuri reported that around 50,000 Web sites were vulnerable to malware injection, defacement, and spam due to a vulnerability in the MailPoet plugin for WordPress. The vulnerability can affect Web sites that do not run MailPoet if the vulnerable plugin is present elsewhere on the same server.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/07/24/50000_sites_backdoored_through_shoddy_wordpress_plugin/

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