WordPress Update Released

December 18, 2018 - 1 minute read

WordPress update released

Popular website creation tool WordPress, has recently released its latest security release for WordPress 5.0.1. They are strongly encouraging all users using version 3.7 and later to update their sites. WordPress has implemented fixes in this update to address several cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. They have also addressed an issue that would expose new user emails and default generated passwords. For further vulnerabilities addressed in this release, please review the security release provided by WordPress.

Keeping up with security updates can be a daunting task, but it is critical to the success for a business to be cyber-secure. Keeping the business’s website online and secure is important, as the website is the primary tool in communicating with customers and clients. Staying up to date with security releases can help prevent cyber criminals from gaining access the website and defacing it and potentially from gaining access to the business network and stealing business data.