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Numerous websites vulnerable to WordPress plugin flaw

News Highlights

April 18, 2022

Numerous websites vulnerable to WordPress plugin flaw


Millions of websites could be compromised as a result of a critical vulnerability in the WordPress plugin Elementor, which is leveraged for website creation, according to SiliconAngle. Plugin Vulnerabilities discovered the flaw, which was prompted by the lack of a critical access check in an Elementor file, and could be exploited for arbitrary file uploading, remote code execution, and site takeovers.

SC Media tapped K2’s CEO and Co-Founder, Pravin Madhani for commentary.

Click here to read the complete article and K2’s commentary on SC Media.

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