WordPress Security Threats – Nov/2012

November’s round-up of WordPress security threats. If you have one of these plugins, make sure you’ve updated to a new version that has the vulnerability fixed, or disable the plugin immediately.

If you feel you may have been hacked, use the malware and virus scanner by Sucuri.

Sucuri Coverage

Packet Storm Coverage

WordPress Security Analysis – Nov/2012

A light month for Sucuri WordPress announcements, but a extremely busy month for SQL injections and core vulnerabilities. There was a WordPress 3.3.1 core file issue, so anyone running WordPress 3.3.1 should definitely be upgrading to the latest version of WordPress.

Additionally, there were a few theme SQL injection exploits. If you’re running of the above themes, you should switch to a different theme — like a Genesis child theme.

Another plugin to note, is the Related Posts plugin. I know a number

via Packet Storm and the Sucuri Research Blog

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