WordPress Sites Attacked in Their Millions
9/09/2020

According to security researchers, millions of WordPress sites are being probed in automated attacks looking to exploit a recently discovered plugin vulnerability. Wordfence, which produces a plugin for the platform, revealed news of the zero-day bug at the start of September.

 
 
WordPress Sites Attacked in Their Millions
 
 
 
 
  Description  
 
  According to security researchers, millions of WordPress sites are being probed in automated attacks looking to exploit a recently discovered plugin vulnerability. Wordfence, which produces a plugin for the platform, revealed news of the zero-day bug at the start of September. It affects File Manager which, as the name suggests, is a plugin that helps users manage files on their WordPress sites.  
 
  What You Can Do  
 
  To avoid a malware attack on your business, discuss an effective cybersecurity plan of action with Altitude Unlimited, Inc. This includes investing in the right anti-malware tools, ensuring all your software programs are updated, and updating security patches released by your software vendors as soon as they are available. Additionally, it's imperative to set up a disaster recovery plan, and have multi-factor authentication in place. Educate your staff on common cybercrime tactics so they don’t accidentally expose your IT network to cybercriminals. Altitude Unlimited, Inc. can help you make sure your IT infrastructure is safe and secure.  
 
 
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