Category: Plugins

November 16, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in three popular WordPress plugins: Duplicator, Formidable Forms and Yoast SEO. The details of the vulnerabilities are as follows: Duplicator 1.2.28 and older vulnerable to stored XSS WPVulnDB also reports that the Duplicator, running on over 1 million active sites, fixed a stored cross site scripting vulnerability affecting versions 1.2.28 and older. This report…

November 11, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

WordPress recently removed a plugin known as “Animated Weather Widget by weatherfor.us.” from plugin repository. It appears that the plugin was removed for including JavaScript code that would mine cryptocurrency using the CPU resources of site visitors. How It Worked: A WordPress site owner installs the “Animated Weather” plugin. The plugin loads an iframe. This…

October 24, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

Last month, Wordfence identified three plugins with critical object injection vulnerabilities, all being exploited in the wild. After that they deployed new and improved firewall rules to block that kind of exploit. Wordfence while analyzing their attack data, recently discovered that hackers were actively exploiting a similar vulnerability in the Contact Form for WordPress – Ultimate Form Builder Lite plugin…

September 17, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

An extremely relentless harmful star included a backdoor to a WordPress plugin called Display Widgets that Set Up backdoors on potentially 200,000 internet sites since June 21. The hacker utilized the open-source Display Widgets plugin, which lets customers manage exactly how their WordPress plugins appear on their sites, as the delivery device for the backdoor….

August 11, 2017 arrunadayy 6 comments

Creating SEO friendly images is simple to do, yet many website owners neglect this valuable source of search engine traffic. To make it even more simple, WordPress has some great tools built in to help you optimize your images, and you use the All-in-One SEO Pack to maximize your optimization. The most important thing to…