Hidden Backdoor Found In WordPress Captcha Plugin Affects Over 300,000 Sites

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Buying popular plugins with a large user-base and using it for effortless malicious campaigns have become a new trend for bad actors.

One such incident happened recently when the renowned developer BestWebSoft sold a popular Captcha WordPress plugin to an undisclosed buyer, who then modified the plugin to download and install a hidden backdoor.

In a blog post published on Tuesday, WordFence

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