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First Steps to WordPress Security - WP Scholar 10 months, 1 week, 1 day ago

First Steps to WordPress Security - WP Scholar

WordPress security is an important consideration, but often site owners don’t think about it until it is too late. Like most things, the Pareto principle applies: If you can do a few simple things (20%), you can prevent most security issues (80%). In a
Level Up Your WordPress Security 10 months, 1 week, 4 days ago

Level Up Your WordPress Security

I had an amazing time speaking and networking at the #WPCampus Event in Buffalo this past weekend.  I was fortunate to be able to share some insight on the realm of Security, and make it (hopefully) more than a fruitless, confusion quest. First of all, h
WProtect Security Plugin for WordPress 10 months, 1 week, 5 days ago

WProtect Security Plugin for WordPress

WordPress is a pretty secure platform but it can still get hacked if you are not careful. Monitoring your site for file changes, protecting your login pages, updating themes/plugins, and preventing malicious requests are just a few ways to protect your si
How to Stop a DDoS Attack in Its Tracks 11 months, 2 days ago

How to Stop a DDoS Attack in Its Tracks

Check out these tips on how to stop a DDoS attack on your site. We took a site which was hit with 5,110,00 requests in 7 days and brought it back to normal.
Flawed WordPress plugin allows hackers to steal your database 11 months, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Flawed WordPress plugin allows hackers to steal your database

A critical flaw in the WP Statistics plugin used by more than 300,000 WordPress sites can be exploited by thieves out for your database, researchers showed. Site administrators using an outdated plugin are at risk. While working on WordPress plugin WP Sta
3 Vulnerable WP Plugins and Update Your Joomla 11 months, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

3 Vulnerable WP Plugins and Update Your Joomla

It’s been a tough week for the WP Statistics plugin. Last Friday, Sucuri (now owned by GoDaddy) discovered a SQL injection vulnerability in the WP Statistics plugin version 12.0.7 and older. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker needs to register a
Defend Your Website with Zip Bombs 11 months, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Defend Your Website with Zip Bombs

Christian shows you how to deliver unexpected and large amounts of data (zip bombs) to people who might be attempting to access or crawl your server.
WordPress Security: When Plugins Go Bad 11 months, 3 weeks ago

WordPress Security: When Plugins Go Bad

WordPress platforms are highly extensible through the use of plugins. In this article we share some insights into what happens when those plugins go rogue.