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WARNING: Hackers Are Attacking WordPress Websites, Creating Fake Admin Accounts

ZDNet tells us that WordPress websites are under a major attack and that the attackers are creating fake admin accounts to take over websites. The attacks are happening due to outdated versions of various plugins.…
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WordPress 5.2.1 Released

WordPress has released version 5.21.1, a maintenance release to patch several bugs. This is the 7th overall release of WordPress 5 since it was first launched on December 6, 2018 and the first update to…
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Zero Day Exploit Found in Social Warfare Plugin for WordPress

Update: The exploit has been fixed. Please make sure your version of Social Warfare is update to v3.5.3 as soon as possible and before you activate it again. Our development team has submitted Social Warfare…
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WordPress 5.1.1 Released

WordPress has released version 5.1.1, a security and maintenance release to patch security holes and bugs. This is the 5th overall release of WordPress 5 since it was first launched on December 6, 2018  …
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WordPress 5.1 Released

WordPress has released version 5.1, “Betty”, the follow up release to version 5.0.3 and the 4th overall release of WordPress 5 so far since it was first released on December 6, 2018. This version is…
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1&1 Ionos Webhosting Offered a Client Outdated MySQL As an Upgrade

1&1 Hosting, now known as 1&1 Ionos, offered a client version 5.7 of MySQL calling it the latest version and stating that it would be available on February 25th. The actual latest current version of…
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Malware That Can’t Be Removed by an OS Reinstall is Being Used by Russian Hackers

According to a story on PCMag Asia, security experts believe that Russian start sponsored hacker group “Fancy Bear” are using a type of malware that can survive an operating system installation. Typically formatting a hard…