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March 2017 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

Overview of WordPress Vulnerabilities Published in March 2017 March was a very busy month in terms of published advisories. A security update of WordPress was released, WordPress 4.7.3, and more than 40 WordPress plugin vulnerability advisories were published. The majority of them are from the Summer of Pwnage project, which were identified last year but released […]

February 2017 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

In this second monthly roundup of WordPress core, plugins and themes reported vulnerabilities for 2017 we had just a few vulnerabilities. Are things getting better? I’d like to hope so but it seems it is not the case. Just read the developer’s response to the security issue that was reported in his premium WordPress theme […]

January 2017 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

In this first monthly roundup of WordPress core, plugins and themes reported vulnerabilities for 2017 we had a good number of WordPress plugins  and vulnerabilities reported. This vulnerabilities and security issues roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. […]

December 2016 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

In this December 2016 monthly roundup of WordPress core, plugins and themes reported vulnerabilities we only have a few WordPress plugins vulnerabilities reported. This vulnerabilities and security issues roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. Subscribe to the WP […]

November 2016 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

This is a monthly roundup of all the vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins and themes reported during the month of November 2016. During November no WordPress core vulnerabilities were reported. This roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. Overview of […]

October 2016 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

This is a monthly roundup of all the WordPress core, WordPress plugins and WordPress themes vulnerabilities reported during the month of October 2016. This roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. Recap of WordPress Vulnerabilities in October 2016 October […]

September 2016 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

This is a monthly roundup of all the WordPress core, WordPress plugins and WordPress themes vulnerabilities reported during the month of September 2016. This roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. Recap of Vulnerabilities in September 2016 When […]

August 2016 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

This is a monthly roundup of all the WordPress core, WordPress plugins and WordPress themes vulnerabilities reported during the month of August 2016. This roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. Subscribe to the WP Security Bloggers daily […]

Statistics Highlight the Biggest Source of WordPress Vulnerabilities

WordPress vulnerabilities statistics show that the main source of WordPress vulnerabilities are in WordPress plugins. These vulnerabilities statistics also show how important it is to always run the latest version of WordPress core, plugins and themes.

Statistics Show Why WordPress is a Popular Hacker Target

Shocking statistics show that more than 70% of the top 40,000 WordPress installations are vulnerable to hacker attacks because an old and vulnerable version of WordPress is being used. Read more about the state of security of WordPress website in this news article.