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Security Breaches, Hacks & Concerns – June 2019


Below is a recap of of WordPress security vulnerabilities and other software exploits from around the Web in June 2019.

If you have any of the plugins or themes installed on your website, or use any of the software mentioned, update them to the most current version as soon as possible.  In some cases their has been no solution provided by the developer and we strongly urge you to remove the theme/plugin/software and find an alternate solution.

Remember that outdated software is the number one reasons websites and devices get hacked.

WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities:

    ACF: Better Search
    Advanced Woo Search
    Affiliates Manager
    CP Contact Form with PayPal
    Crelly Slider
    Deny All Firewall
    Easy Digital Downloads
    Facebook for WooCommerce
    Import users from CSV with meta
    LionScripts: IP Blocker Lite
    Messenger Customer Chat
    Paid Memberships Pro
    Real Estate Manager
    Related YT Videos
    Seo by Rank Math
    Share This Image
    Shortlinks by Pretty Links
    Sina Extension for Elementor
    Support Board
    User Email Verification for WooCommerce
    WebP Express
    Widget Logic
    WordPress Download Manager
    WP Google Maps
    WP Statistics

WordPress Theme Vulnerabilities:


Breaches From Around the Web

Evernote Web Clipper Chrome Extension

The Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension is vulnerable to a Universal XSS attack. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain access to personal emails, social media data, and other personal information.

NASA Gets Hacked

An unauthorized Raspberry Pi device that was connected to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory servers was compromised. After successfully attacking the Raspberry Pi device the hackers were able to gain access to other systems, including the Deep Space Network array of radio telescopes.

Netflix Finds Linux and FreeBSD Vulnerabilities

Netflix discovered and disclosed three vulnerabilities. The two Linux and one FreeBSD are all TCP based denial of service attacks.

Thanks to iThemes for compiling this information!

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