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Wordpress VaultPress php.net Security Warning

Steve Krause

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Today on gP I received an alert from my VaultPress install that a few plugins I'm running were flagged as having suspicious links inside them.


Here's the alert:



Doing a little digging, the two plugins involved were BackWPup and WP Post to PDF which I use for my subscription service.


The plugins were flagged because both have links back to http://php.net inside them:




Apparently php.net was flagged by Google on 10/24/2013 via its Google Safe Browsing for javascript and malware issues. Php.net remedied the situation today so it alert should vanish tomorrow 10/25.


Just a great example for why I use VaultPress. Great, real-time protection from the good folks at Automatic. Thanks guys!



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