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The Worrying Security State of CMS Platforms

Mar 17, 2014 By Sharon Solomon | The use of Content Management Systems (CMS) is on the rise. Over 20% of the top 10,000 websites today rely on CMS platforms, namely WordPress, Drupal and Joomla. But the quick setup and customizable functionality come at a price. Security issues are being exposed and exploited by cybercriminals.
Checkmarx’s Research Lab studied the vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins and the findings were not quite encouraging. 20% of the 50 most popular WordPress plugins used today were found to be vulnerable to web attacks.

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Security Digest March 15 – March 18 – 3 vulnerabilities

Mar 18, 2012 By Administrator | What a busy week it was. Endless critical vulnerabilities were found in major platforms. I decided to focus on three of them 1) (CRITICAL) RDP Remote code execution – you server allows incoming RDP (Terminal Server)? The most probably people can gain admin access without having a valid name and password:

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