news-highlightsCritical WooCommerce Vulnerability Targeted Hours After Patch

Critical WooCommerce Vulnerability Targeted Hours After Patch

News Highlights

July 16, 2021

Critical WooCommerce Vulnerability Targeted Hours After Patch


Security Week covered the news that a WooCommerce vulnerability was targeted hours after its patch was released.

Hackers have started targeting a critical WooCommerce vulnerability only days after patches started rolling out.

WooCommerce is a popular open-source eCommerce plugin for WordPress, with more than 5 million installations to date, making it an attractive target for cybercriminals.

K2’s CEO and Co-Founder, Pravin Madhani was tapped for commentary by Security Week on the WooCommerce story.

Click here to read more about the WooCommerce vulnerability and K2’s commentary.

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