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Hackers Planted Secret Backdoor in Dozens of WordPress Plugins and Themes

Site owners who have installed the plugins directly from AccessPress Themes’ website are advised to upgrade immediately to a safe version, or replace it with the latest version from WordPress[.]org. Additionally, it necessitates that a clean version of WordPress is deployed to revert the modifications done during the installation of the backdoor.

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In this Aug. 24, 2021 file photo, a logo adorns a wall on a branch of the Israeli NSO Group company, near the southern Israeli town of Sapir. (Sebastian Scheiner/AP)

Commerce Department announces new rule aimed at stemming sale of hacking tools to Russia and China

“We’re trying to walk the line between not impairing legitimate cybersecurity collaboration across borders, but trying to make sure these pieces of hardware and software technology aren’t obtained and used by repressive governments,” the senior official said.

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