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Ex-Employee Hacks WPML WordPress Plugin Site and Spams Users
« on: January 20, 2019, 09:59:57 PM »
By Lawrence Abrams



Last night the web site for the WordPress Multilingual Plugin (WPML) WordPress plugin was hacked and users of the plugin started receiving receiving emails stating that the plugin is filled with vulnerabilities. According to WPML, this was caused by a ex-employee who left a backdoor in their site.

WPML is a plugin that allows you to add multilingual support to WordPress and according to their site is used by 600,000 users.

Full Article Here:https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ex-employee-hacks-wpml-wordpress-plugin-site-and-spams-users/