Last Friday, a security researcher revealed a new crucial vulnerability that allows offenders to launch a very effective Denial of Service attack, through a process that circumvents existing security measures.

The vulnerability exists in all WordPress and Drupal versions, affecting over 250 million websites, roughly 23% of the Internet website population today.

Our security team issued an emergency patch within 4 hours, which was deployed across the entire Vostro network, preventing this vulnerability from affecting any of our Hosting clients.

All other WordPress and Drupal website operators are advised to apply the latest security updates, available here:

Author: Jonathan Lawton

With almost a decade’s experience of successfully, supporting, designing and delivering innovative web development projects worldwide I now focus on providing leadership to help customers shape business and technology strategy.

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