This is a weekly round up of WordPress news for October 2, 2017 that I have accumulated from across the web some old some new but always interesting. The new relates to WordPress and sometimes other areas of the web. It often has a focus on security and more.
This is a weekly round up of WordPress Security news for July 24, 2017 that I have accumulated from across the web. Some is old WordPress news some new WordPress news but always interesting. pay attention this stuff your security is at stake.
Brute Force Amplification Attacks Against WordPress XMLRPC Brute Force attacks are one of the oldest and most common types of attacks that we still see on the Internet today. If you have a server online, it’s most likely being hit right now. It could be via protocols like SSH or FTP, and if it’s a […]
Unmasking Free Premium WordPress PluginsWordPress has a large repository of free plugins (currently 30,000+) that can add almost any functionality to your blog. However, there is still a market for premium plugins. Premium plugins are especially popular when they help blogs make money: eCommerce, SEO, affiliate and customer management, and so on. Such plugins […]
Pirated Joomla, WordPress, Drupal themes and plugins contain CryptoPHP backdoorIllegal search engine optimization (SEO) is the goal of attackers who are freely distributing pirated Joomla, WordPress and Drupal themes and plugins that are packaged with a backdoor being referred to as CryptoPHP. Last week Fox-It released a whitepaper on CryptoPHP, and in a Wednesday […]
WordPress Security Plugin Vulnerabilities for Oct 30thThis is a WordPress security report for Oct 30th 2014. We are publishing a list of current critical vulnerabilities that we want to draw your attention to. Please scan the list below and if you are using any of the products listed, or if you are aware of […]
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 […]
It is very important that you keep your WordPress website up to date as recent events have shown again. See these articles: Search WordPress Plugins The Best WordPress Plugin Directory Search Engine Major security vulnerability discovered in popular WordPress plugin 30,000 WordPress Blogs Infected to Distribute Rogue Antivirus Software WARNING: 200,000 US-based WordPress web pages […]