ZDNet: WordPress plugin flaw lets you take over entire sites

ZDNet: WordPress plugin flaw lets you take over entire sites . The WordPress plugin security revelations seem to be coming thick and fast lately, don’t they? “WordPress site owners who are using the Simple Social Buttons plugin to support social media sharing features should update the plugin as soon as possible to plug a security hole that can be exploited to take over sites.”

ZDNet: Popular WordPress plugin hacked by angry former employee

ZDNet: Popular WordPress plugin hacked by angry former employee. “A very popular WordPress plugin was hacked over the weekend after a hacker defaced its website and sent a mass message to all its customers revealing the existence of supposed unpatched security holes. In a follow-up mass email, the plugin’s developers blamed the hack on a former employee, who also defaced their website.”

Search Engine Journal: Google Introduces WordPress Plugin With Integrated Analytics, Search Console, More

Search Engine Journal: Google Introduces WordPress Plugin With Integrated Analytics, Search Console, More. “Google has introduced a new WordPress plugin which brings insights from Google tools to users’ dashboards. Site Kit by Google allows users to access information in Search Console, Analytics, AdSense, and PageSpeed Insights from the WordPress admin panel.”

Search Engine Journal: Popular AMP for WordPress Plugin Patches Critical Security Flaw

Search Engine Journal: Popular AMP for WordPress Plugin Patches Critical Security Flaw. “The top AMP plugin for WordPress, AMP for WP, has released a released a patch for a critical security vulnerability. AMP for WP, which currently has 100,000+ downloads, was pulled from the official WordPress.org plugins section last month.”