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WP-Super-Cache vulnerability potentially leaves 1 million+ websites exposed

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Apr 8, 2015.

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    RSS New Member Member

    Wordpress is a popular open source blogging platform that has been much maligned in security circles. Having run a Wordpress site now for years I can safely attest that it is no small feat to lock one down. The problem is further complicated by the use of plugins. I have been guilty of using far too many plugins in the past. My site would crawl as a result. Even now with a thinned down plugin list there is always the problem that these are code that you’re introducing into your site from a third party.

    So, who wrote that code? Is it a free plugin? Did you pay for it? How confident are you in the security of that code?


    I was afraid of that.

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