WordPress version 5.2 dubbed “Jaco” is available for download and includes a number of new security features and improvements, such as digitally-signed updates, Site Health Check, and PHP error protection.
Cyber attackers have compromised hundreds of CMS sites running WordPress or Joomla to serve up Shade ransomware and phishing pages in the wild.
WordPress 5.1.1 security and maintenance release is now available. The update released on Wednesday includes 14 fixes and enhancements.
Popular WordPress plugin maker WPML said their website was hacked over the weekend and led to the loss of customer data. The culprit was an ex-employee who exploited a backdoor planted on an unsecured web server.
WordPress released version 5.0.1 that fixes seven vulnerabilities.