Social Warfare Plugin Vulnerability Patched
Yesterday, security researchers discovered a zero-day vulnerability in the popular Social Warfare plugin. The plugin was promptly removed from the WordPress repository. In the meantime, its developers issued a patch and are now urging all their users to update to version 3.5.3.
Naturally, the first thing you should do if you are using the Social Warfare plugin is update it to the latest version (3.5.3). The developers have stated the patch not only addresses the vulnerability but also undoes any changes made to hacked sites. However, if you suspect an attack has already occurred on your website, we strongly recommend you change your passwords.