Episode 92: WordPress Forced Security Autoupdate Protects Sites from Loginizer Vulnerability

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An easily exploitable SQL injection vulnerability was discovered in the Loginizer plugin installed on over one million WordPress sites, causing the WordPress team to force an update to sites using the vulnerable version.

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