Podcast Episode 44: Unpacking the WordPress 5.2.3 Security Release

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WordPress core version 5.2.3 was released on September 4. This was a security release patching eight key vulnerabilities in WordPress core, most of which were cross site scripting vulnerabilities. In this episode of Think Like a Hacker, we walk through each of the patched elements of WordPress core and how these vulnerabilities could have been exploited. We also look at the SIM port attack on Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account, and the lessons for all of us in using our cellphones and mobile devices for securing our online accounts.

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Some sources we reference in this week’s episode include:

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