[HackerNews] Hackers Planted Secret Backdoor in Dozens of WordPress Plugins and Themes

In yet another instance of software supply chain attack, dozens of WordPress themes and plugins hosted on a developer’s website were backdoored with malicious code in the first half of September 2021 with the goal of infecting further sites.
The backdoor gave the attackers full administrative control over websites that used 40 themes and 53 plugins belonging to AccessPress Themes, a Nepal-based

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