21 Dec

Closures of Very Popular WordPress Plugins, Week of December 21

While we already are far ahead of other companies in keeping up with vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins (amazingly that isn’t an exaggeration), in looking in to how we could get even better we noticed that in a recent instance were a vulnerability was exploited in a plugin, we probably could have warned our customers about [Read more]

17 Dec

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)/Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability in Comprehensive Google Map Plugin

Yesterday one of the 1,000 most popular WordPress plugins in the Plugin Directory,¬†Comprehensive Google Map Plugin, was closed. No reason has been given for that. The plugin does display this message “Attention: the development and maintenance of the “Comprehensive Google Map Plugin” has been discontinued!”, so that might explain the closure. In taking a look [Read more]