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Critical Vulnerability in Drupal CMS Used for Cryptomining

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By Uzair Amir 

For your information, Drupal is also an open-source content management system (CMS) just like WordPress and is used by over a million websites across the globe. Drupal seems to be a top pick for governments and financial sector.

However, reports suggest that Drupal contained a highly critical vulnerability that allowed remote hackers full control of a website. Users were kept unaware of this flaw until the company released a patch to address the issue.

Now, IT security researchers at Checkpoint have openly disclosed the vulnerability to the public, leaving site admins scratching their heads.

Dubbed as Drupalgeddon2, the vulnerability was so serious that it can be used for installation of cryptocurrency miners to mine for Monero cryptocurrency.

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