WordPress Security Issue & latest threat with TimThumb ScriptWednesday 3rd August 2011 | by harish | This post is in: News, WordPress
Recently, many websites using a popular script timthumb.php were hacked.
More on this can be found at:
- http://blog.vaultpress.com/2011/08/02/vulnerability-found-in-timthumb/ &
This is a serious issue and should not be taken lightly. If you have purchased your theme from a Premium WordPress theme vendor I suggest you visit their site and ask them about the same so that you can get updated files for that theme.
If you have a WordPress based website, its advisable that you either contact your developer or follow WordPress on twitter to make sure you update your websites regularly with latest versions of WordPress and never share your password with anyone.
On a ending note, I would like to remind you again never to forget keeping backups of your WordPress based websites.