Secure WordPress Against Malware Attacks is an essential part of a webmaster’s role. It’s your virtual property that you need to secure to ensure that it’s not vulnerable to attacks and exploitation. That said, there are many individuals who disregard security as a secondary concern.
We often see hackers reusing the same malware, with only a few new adjustments to obfuscate the code so that it is more difficult for scanning tools to detect.
However, sometimes entirely new attack tools are created and deployed by threat actors who don’t want to rely on obfuscating existing malware.
Three critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the Ultimate Member plugin put over 100,000 sites at risk. We also talk about the Page Experience metric to be added as a ranking signal for Google search in May 2021 and what this means for WordPress sites using page builders or Gutenberg. Microsoft warns against using telephone/SMS-based multi-factor ..
On October 23, 2020, our Threat Intelligence team responsibly disclosed several vulnerabilities in Ultimate Member, a WordPress plugin installed on over 100,000 sites. These flaws made it possible for attackers to escalate their privileges to those of an administrator and take over a WordPress site. We initially reached out to the plugin’s developer on October …
WordPress is a web publishing application that helps you to create and manage your website or blog. It is one of the more popular web publishing platforms used and empowers more than 38.6% of the entire web. It is safe to say that WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world, used by many businesses and organizations that operate online stores. To use it, you don’t even really need any coding knowledge.
An easily exploitable SQL injection vulnerability was discovered in the Loginizer plugin installed on over one million WordPress sites, causing the WordPress team to force an update to sites using the vulnerable version. The Justice Department is filing antitrust suit against Google for allegedly monopolizing search and search advertising markets. Google Chrome gets an update ..