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Thousands of Websites Hacked Through Unpatched MailPoet Vulnerability

24
Jul
2014

A security firm has determined that an attack against thousands of websites was conducted by threat actors through the vulnerable version of MailPoet plug-in for WordPress, which has received a patch at the beginning of the month. On July 22, Sucuri, a company providing services for protecting website integrity, announced a massive influx of broken WordPress websites, but could not determine the cause. The mystery was revealed the next day, in a blog post by Daniel Cid, CTO at …

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