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How To Detect A Vulnerable Wordpress Plugin by todhost(m): 6:25am On Oct 15, 2019
The power and functionality of your WordPress website lie in its plugins. Plugins can do so much for your small business website. You can use them to make your WordPress site load faster, make your content shareable, collect visitor email addresses for your marketing list, and do better in search results. The fortunate and good side is that many of the best WordPress plugins that can upgrade your website and your business blog are free.

It’s important to make sure the plugins you choose are reputable and secure. Unfortunately, people can, and do exploit plugins. Usually, this involves malicious scripts injected into plugins with security gaps. This is the focus of this post aimed at helping you identify vulnerable plugins and how to fix the security problems that could emanate from such vulnerability.

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky says the possibilities include site takeover, spyware installation, and cryptocurrency mining.

Read full blog post: https://www.todhost.com/blog/how-to-detect-a-vulnerable-wordpress-plugin.html

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