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Old 08-03-2016, 07:07 PM
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A Pluginís Expired Domain Poses a Security Threat to Websites

I never knew this. Read the whole blog post before commenting.

Do you keep all of your website software (including third-party themes, plugins, and components) up to date? You should! We always recommend this to our clients and readers. Applying updates quickly will make sure that you replace any vulnerable code as soon as the security patch is released. However, this isnít the only reason to keep your website software as fresh as possible.

About a month ago, we shared research in which the domain of a WordPress theme had expired and was parked by ďdomainersĒ. The result was unwanted ad images being displayed on sites that still used the unsupported theme. In that case study, the issue was original theme files using scripts hosted on its own domain.
Continue at: https://blog.sucuri.net/2016/08/plug...ty-threat.html

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