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wp blog got defaced from exploit of this plugin (3 posts)

  1. worldview
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    v 1.6.6

    per my host who looked at ftp logs and other records says 80% probability my site was hacked (defaced) due to an exploit of this plugin.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-backup/

  2. musicman0325
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Very interesting. Did this exploit make it easier to hack into the blog? And can you tell me what the exploit is? I am considering using this plugin and I want to be fully informed. Thanks.

  3. BlogTrafficExchange
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    no way this plugin caused your blog to be hacked. However... If you want to tell me how you came to this conclusion I would be happy to fix.

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