CMS plugins are leaving the security door wide open

White hat hacker warns CMS plugins are leaving the security door wide open

 

White hat hacker warns CMS plugins are leaving the security door wide openhttps://xxxxswww.daniweb.com/web-development/news/485743/white-hat-hacker-warns-cms-plugins-are-leaving-the-security-door-wide-openReading between the lines, the truth of the matter is that the vast majority of holes in the CMS code base, whichever platform you look at, have been found and fixed over the years. Kolochenko actually reckons that 99% of exploitable vulnerabilities in core CMS code fall into this category. So, CMS usage is pretty safe now then? Well, yes, but not 100% so and admins are partly to blame here. Weak passwords and password reuse are right up there at the top of the insecurity tree, along with social engineering attacks against CMS administrators. The compromise crown has to be placed upon the head of XSS vulnerabilities in plugins, made effective because of both the previous weaknesses.

The best free WordPress plugins for October 2014

 

The best free WordPress plugins for October 2014

https://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2014/09/the-best-free-wordpress-plugins-for-october-2014/Were back with another list of small but useful utilities, plugins that can completely transform the purpose of a WordPress install, and others that introduce slightly experimental concepts to the workflow. Have a look, tell us which are your favorites, and as always, let us know if we missed any other great plugins in the comments. Without further ado, here is this months selection: Priority Shortcodes WordPress has a function that has causes both joy and suffering, depending on what you happen to be doing at the time.

The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

 

The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237814The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed At least one website you visited today is powered by WordPress. In all likelihood, most of your favorite sites utilize the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). Perhaps your business runs on it too.

Fortunately, you won’t need to build everything from scratch. In fact, a powerful website is possible even if you are a non-technical founder. To take your business to the next level with WordPress, here are seven outstanding plugins you will want to install immediately.