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Power Automate makes Copilot in Windows 11 much more effective

Power Automate makes Copilot in Windows 11 much more effective

Microsoft Copilot has so far brought no major improvements to the Windows experience. The AI assistant can help perform tasks that would otherwise require the user to dive into the settings. Major improvements to boost productivity are now not given by Microsoft to Copilot directly but come through... Read more

date2 months ago
Number of vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins doubled

Number of vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins doubled

The number of vulnerabilities in plugins and themes for WordPress has increased significantly over the past year. There is almost a doubling compared to 2022. That's according to research by WordFence. 4,833 vulnerabilities were identified for the entire WordPress ecosystem in the past year. The... Read more

date3 months ago
Hackers exploit zero-day in WordPress plugin Ultimate Member

Hackers exploit zero-day in WordPress plugin Ultimate Member

Hackers have once again found a way to break into WordPress accounts. This time, a zero-day in the Ultimate Member plugin grants access. Hackers can penetrate 200,000 WordPress websites through a zero-day in the Ultimate Member plugin. The plugin serves website visitors with a simple account re... Read more

date10 months ago
WordPress’s parent company acquires ActivityPub plugin

WordPress’s parent company acquires ActivityPub plugin

WordPress users can now easily integrate with the Fediverse, thanks to the new ActivityPub for WordPress plugin. Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and other web publishing tools, recently acquired the plugin and hired its developer, Matthias Pfefferle, to work for the company. The plu... Read more

date1 year ago
Backdoor found in WordPress plugin widely used by schools

Backdoor found in WordPress plugin widely used by schools

Researchers found a malicious backdoor in a WordPress plugin popular among schools. The premium version of the WordPress School Management plugin for WordPress has had a backdoor ever since the release of version 8.9 in 2021. Schools use the plugin to operate and manage their websites. The back... Read more

date2 years ago
’29 percent of WordPress vulnerabilities remain unpatched’

’29 percent of WordPress vulnerabilities remain unpatched’

Critical vulnerabilities in WordPress tend to linger. Some website and plugin developers aren't patching fast enough, says WordPress security specialist Patchstack in a recent report. A survey by Patchstack shows that the number of WordPress vulnerabilities increased by as much as 150 percent in... Read more

date2 years ago
Over 100,000 WordPress websites exposed to takeovers

Over 100,000 WordPress websites exposed to takeovers

Details of severe vulnerabilities in a widely-used WordPress plugin reveal that more than 100,000 websites may have been exposed to site takeovers. The details were revealed by security researcher Chloe Chamberland at Wordfence. The flaws were found in ‘Responsive Menu,’ a plugin that offers... Read more

date3 years ago
Serious vulnerabilities in two WordPress plugins abused

Serious vulnerabilities in two WordPress plugins abused

Attackers have exploited serious vulnerabilities in two commonly used WordPress plug-ins in the wild. These are the plugins Easy WP SMTP and Social Warfare, which have been installed 300,000 times and 70,000 times respectively. The errors have already been fixed, but those patches have not yet been ... Read more

date5 years ago
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