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WordPress users: remove this plugin if it's on your server:

Posted in: General by Richard Hearne on April 11, 2013
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WordPress users: remove this plugin if it's on your server:

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A very popular WordPress plugin, Social Media Widget, fell to the dark side.

Its recent update contained a code to inject "payday spam" links into web pages.

It's not clear whether it was done intentionally by the developer, or their account was compromised and hackers "updated" the plugin in the repository. Nonetheless, the plugin has been removed from the official repository. It is highly recommended that you remove this plugin completely from your server if you have already updated it to version 4.

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WordPress Plugin Social Media Widget Hiding Spam – Remove it now
If you are using the Social Media Widget plugin (social-media-widget), make sure to remove it immediately from your website. We discovered it is being used to i

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