Archive for April 7, 2015

CMS-Targeted Attacks Are Only Going To Get More Frequent: Here’s How To Protect Yourself

CMS Targeted Attacks

Recently, Finnish security researcher Joukou Pynnonen revealed a security flaw in Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin which allowed hackers to take over the administrator account of any CMS on which the plugin was installed. One of the most popular SEO tools on the web; Yoast’s plugin has been downloaded nearly seven million times – meaning there’s a staggering number of WordPress sites impacted by the vulnerability. Unfortunately, this story is nothing new. Read more