WooCommerce Plugin Security Vulnerability

The company that supervises WordPress and WooCommerce development, Automattic, has patched a persistent XSS (cross-site scripting) vulnerability in the WooCommerce e-commerce plugin for WordPress. This was an important and crucial fix as the vulnerability could potentially have affected over 1 million e-commerce stores built using the plugin on the WordPress blogging platform. This month (July,…

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If you read my post yesterday (April 14, 2013), you’ll be aware that there’s been a concerted effort to attack WordPress sites all across the world in the last several days. So, what’s known so far, based on the collected and analyzed data is that a very large majority of the attacks are coming from…

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