Statistics of WordPress Vulnerabilities for 2017 by ThreatPress

WordPress Vulnerabilities 2017

The Cybersecurity company ThreatPress has published a summary of WordPress vulnerabilities for the 2017 year. The infographic provides statistical information collected from ThreatPress database of WordPress vulnerabilities and data available on the WordPress.org website. The first number that draws the most attention is the number…

Sucuri vs Wordfence – Which WordPress Security Plugin should I Get?

Sucuri vs Wordfence – Which is worth your money? (2017) – CollectiveRay Did you know 80% of website traffic comes from bots, many of them malicious? That’s why we’ve compared Wordfence vs Sucuri when it comes to security. Who wins? Editorial StaffWP Breaking News is…

XMLRPC or WP-Login: Which do Brute Force Attackers Prefer

XMLRPC or WP-Login: Which do Brute Force Attackers Prefer This entry was posted in Research, Wordfence, WordPress Security on January 31, 2017 by Mark Maunder 55 Replies At Wordfence we constantly analyze attack patterns to improve the protection our firewall and malware scan provides. We…

List of WordPress Hosting Companies Now Offering Easy Let’s Encrypt Integrations

List of WordPress Hosting Companies Now Offering Easy Let’s Encrypt Integrations In case you aren’t already aware: since about a year or so ago there’s been a huge drive to encourage website owners to encrypt their sites. One of the main drivers of this, is,…

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for WordPress

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for WordPress The login page of a WordPress website is the entry point to personal information, valuable content, and many other things that matter to your business. That’s why it’s extremely important to keep this page safe from brute…

Critical Vulnerability in PHPMailer Affects WP Core

Critical Vulnerability in PHPMailer. Affects WP Core. A critical remote code execution vulnerability in PHPMailer has been discovered by Polish researcher Dawid Golunski. The vulnerability was announced on legalhackers.com yesterday but proof of concept exploit details were not included. Unfortunately someone posted a proof of…

Securing WordPress from the Start

Securing WordPress from the Start WordPress security is an important element of owning a WordPress site and something you need to consider when creating a new WordPress site. In this post, we cover a few methods for securing WordPress from the start, and additional steps…