Sucuri vs Wordfence – Which WordPress Security Plugin should I Get? | WordPress Plugins | WordPress If you’re considering the choice between Sucuri vs WordFence, you already know that ensuring the best security for your WordPress website is one of your top priorities. You MUST use a dedicated WordPress security plugin to do that. There […]
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 recently took a closer look at brute force attack targets, […]
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, of course, Google – with them explicitly stating back in […]
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 force break-ins – attacks that rapidly test out various combinations […]
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 concept to exploit-db and to github a few hours ago […]
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 you can take to keep your existing WordPress site secure.
8 Must-Do Steps for Securing and Hardening Your WordPress Website Imagine with me for a moment that you’re a hacker looking for ways to hijack reputable websites and use them to funnel unsuspecting traffic to a nefarious phishing scam. How would you target websites for maximum impact? One option would be to locate and target […]
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