wp protection

easy-peasy

27 Jul: Easy-peasy WordPress Hacking

Back in 2013, a web publishing company, Interconnect/IT, released a handy tool for finding and replacing text in a website’s database. This tool, a stand-alone file published as “searchreplacedb2.php”, includes built-in WordPress compatibility that makes working with WordPress databases a breeze. Unfortunately, since the first public version, it did not…

hijacked

26 Jul: Expired Domain Hijacked WP Plugin Users

Malicious redirects are very common in compromised websites. Attackers DO TAKE ADVANTAGE of the site resources to promote spam, distribute other malware, backdoors, and perform all kinds of malicious activities. Sucuri, during an Incident Response investigation, found that malicious redirects were coming from a JavaScript loading via the website enmask.com,…

security

17 Jul: Is WordPress Secure?

With so many bad news of vulnerabilities and hackers attempting to compromise WordPress sites regularly, you start wondering if WordPress is really secure at all. You can stop wondering because WordPress is secure! The popularity numbers create this negative effect. Today, WordPress powers 27% of all sites on the web…