More than 100,000 WordPress sites hacked via REST API zero-day

By Black Pine Cyber | February 27, 2017

WordPress was updated on January 26th to patch three separate security vulnerabilities. At the time, the folks at WordPress advised that you should update immediately which is fairly normal (and recommended). What you may not know, is that a fourth vulnerability was kept private for several weeks. Why wasn’t it publicized? Security…

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Mossack Fonseca Breach Caused by Outdated WordPress Plugin

By Black Pine Cyber | April 7, 2016

Early this morning Wordfence released information from a security audit performed after the Mossack Fonseca breach that points to an outdated plugin on the firm’s WordPress site as the likely attack vector. Mossack Fonseca had been running a horribly out of date version of the Slider Revolution plugin for WordPress, created by ThemePunch. They further detailed how the intruder may have…

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