Hacking 27% of the Web via WordPress Auto-Update

At Wordfence, we continually look for security vulnerabilities in the third party plugins and themes that are widely used by the WordPress community. In addition to this research, we regularly examine WordPress core and the related wordpress.org systems. …

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This is a follow-up to our story titled “Display Widgets Plugin Includes Malicious Code to Publish Spam on WP Sites“. In this post, we explore who is behind the purchase and corruption of the Display Widgets plugin and at least two other popular WordPress... (more…)

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(WordPress) REST API Handbook

The WordPress REST API provides API endpoints for WordPress data types that allow developers to interact with sites remotely by sending and receiving JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) objects. JSON is an open standard data format that is lightweight an...

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