They found a security vulnerability in the Elementor plugin. It’s patched in the newest version of the plugin, so if you use Elementor, please update to the latest version as soon as you can. (And if you happen to be nervous about updating stuff, this week’s article is perfectly timed.)
This sort of security issue could probably happen to any plugin—and, anecdotally, it seems to be happening more and more often in the WordPress ecosystem—but if you’d like to be persuaded to switch to Beaver Builder, check out our comparison of the two plugins.
Keep reading the article at WPShout. The article was originally written by Fred Meyer on 2020-01-29 11:32:44.
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