Otto42 of OttoDestruct, a key WordPress developer and supporter, reports that there is an ‘attack’ on older versions of WordPress right now. The number of sites hit by this is growing every hour. Protect your WordPress blog now: UPDATE NOW!!!
Update your WordPress blog before you continue reading this post. That’s how critical this issue is.
Here is what you need to know right now.
UPDATE NOW! Reports are that this attack impacts ALL versions of WordPress up to 2.8.4, the most recent release.
(See the Rest of the Story at Old WordPress Versions Under Attack.)