WordPress is one of the most renowned platforms in the world for creating websites and blogs. Over 30 percent of the websites in the world are based on WordPress. What makes WordPress so popular is the availability of thousands of plugins created by numerous developers with various functions.
Recently, thousands of websites using the WordPress platform have been vulnerable to hackers thanks to a bug in a plugin called ” InfiniteWP “. The vulnerability allowed any user to access, as an administrator, the site control panel with the tool installed.
It is estimated that over 300,000 sites have InfiniteWP installed and they have all been vulnerable for a while. Fortunately, the developer acted quickly and updated his plugin, fixing the problem. Therefore, it is recommended that anyone who has installed the tool update it before any malicious users might want to take advantage of it.
Despite the bug, it is not known whether any WordPress site was actually affected. If you use the InfiniteWP Client plugin on your WordPress website or blog then do let us know in the comments section below.