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WordPress Plug-in Updated in Rare Forced Action

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October 23, 2020

WordPress Plug-in Updated in Rare Forced Action


The security team at WordPress has taken advantage of a powerful, but rarely used, feature in the content management platform to force an update to a popular plug-in across the entire user base.

Read the Dark Reading article on WordPress here

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