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|Report: 35,000 vBulletin Sites Easily Hacked Through Failure To Follow Security Advice|
| 2:11 pm on Oct 15, 2013 (gmt 0)|
|Internet Brands Inc. warned users that failing to remove the “/install” and “/core/install” directories on sites running 4.x and 5.x versions of the forum software could render them easily hackable. |
| 3:57 pm on Nov 13, 2013 (gmt 0)|
Certainly people not taking advice are not blameless but why not a simple check to see if the folder exists if it's that vulnerable?
You can't run a phpBB forum with the install folder present.
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