Reuters was hacked via an old version of WordPress

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The Reuters blogging platform was hacked on Friday, and a false story about an alleged interview with a Syrian rebel leader was posted. On Sunday, Reuters suffered a second security breach in which hackers gained control of one of its Twitter accounts. While Twitter hasn’t commented on the latter, we have more information on the former: Reuters forgot to keep its WordPress installation updated.

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