WordPress 5.5 Auto-Updates: What do you have to lose?

Updates on WordPress security, Wordfence

A new feature that will allow automatic updating of plugins and themes will be available in WordPress version 5.5, which is scheduled to be released on August 11, 2020. In this core release of the world’s most popular content management system, site owners will have the option to turn auto-updates on for individual plugins and […]

Critical Vulnerability Exposes over 700,000 Sites Using Divi, Extra, and Divi Builder

Critical Vulnerability Exposes over 700,000 Sites Using Divi, Extra, and Divi Builder

On July 23, 2020, Wordfence Threat Intelligence team discovered a vulnerability present in two themes by Elegant Themes, Divi and Extra, as well as Divi Builder, a WordPress plugin. Combined, these products are installed on an estimated 700,000 sites. This flaw gave authenticated attackers, with contributor-level or above capabilities, the ability to upload arbitrary files, including […]