Using Google Analytics by Yoast? Time to Update

A security problem was found on March 18th in the popular plugin Google Analytics by Yoast.  This plugin has been downloaded nearly 7 million times according to statistics at the Yoast website.

There were no reports of hacks using the security loophole, and Yoast responded quickly and got a fixed update ready for release  on March 19th.

More information on the security issue from a few sources:

If you’re a WP Minder client and use this plugin, don’t worry – you’ve already been updated.

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