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WP SMTP

WP SMTP can help us to send emails via SMTP instead of the PHP mail() function.

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One of most dangerous plugins in the whole world for wordpress
By , for WP 4.5.3

This plugin was responsible of the largest data breaching in Mossack Fonseca's wordpress website. wordfence states something like this. so please don't use this plugin if you care about the security of your website.

MF are running the WP SMTP plugin which gives you the ability to send mail from your website via a mail server. This plugin stores email server address and login information in plain text in the WordPress database. The login information stored is a mail server SMTP login for sending email. Here is a screenshot showing the login information for this plugin appearing in a database as plain text on one of our test servers:

Not Updated, Issues
By , for WP 4.2.2

It adds an extra email to the Reply-to header, and has an issue with escaping names. There are better alternatives than this.

I getting error
By , for WP 3.7.1

I install this plugin and try to email from my local system, but its not trigger any this and gives me error.

Is this plugin not sending email from local system???

Someone in Guangdong, China tried to access !!!
By , for WP 3.6.1

Can confirm, what is written in the support forum about the issues with email access from China.

1 hour after I checked this plugin, I got (like other ones) the message from Google, that someone from Guangdong, China tried to access.

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