Category: News

WordPress Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2020 deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are here! It’s no doubt that this is the best time of the year for you to invest in some valuable assets. These are often the biggest deals that open up only once a year, so make sure to take advantage of it! Speaking of deals – we’re also running […]

Statistics highlight the biggest source of WordPress vulnerabilities

WordPress vulnerabilities statistics show that the main source of WordPress vulnerabilities are in WordPress plugins. These vulnerabilities statistics also show how important it is to always run the latest version of WordPress core, plugins and themes.

Admin Notices Manager – announcing the new plugin

The WordPress Admin Area can be packed with lots of popups, reminders, and advertisements. Even though some of these notices might not be that useful, there are many other admin notices that are helpful and need your attention. It’s easy to imagine that all WordPress users enjoy the same clean, well-organized Admin experience. We all […]

Say hello to WP 2FA – a new free WordPress two-factor authentication plugin

An administrator should be able to add two-factor authentication (2FA) to a WordPress site easily within minutes. The admin should also be able to configure policies to make 2FA compulsory, and users should be able setup 2FA without requiring any training or technical knowledge. We started developing WP 2FA with that in mind: develop an […]

Should maintained plugins be suspended from the WordPress repository when there is a security issue?

On 27th February 2020, at 9:34PM (CET) we received an email notifying us that our plugin WP Activity Log was “temporarily withdrawn from the WordPress.org Plugin directory due to an exploit”. We submitted a fix on Friday, 28th February 2020, at 4:08PM. It only took us 16.5 hours to release the fix. We would have […]

Was Your WordPress Website Hacked by WP White Security?

We have seen a number of successful WordPress hack attacks where a WordPress user was created with an email address support@wpwhitesecurity.com. Such hacks are not done by us. Read this article for more information about these type of attacks.

Collective WordPress Plugins Security Advisory Addresses XSS Vulnerability

A cross-site scripting vulnerability has been discovered in a number of WordPress plugins and today all of them have released updates to address this issue. Read this article for more details.

WordPress Security Bloggers – Central Source for WordPress Security News and Updates

WP Security Bloggers is a WordPress security news central. The website pulls WordPress security news and updates from a number of prominent WordPress security blogs, websites and various other security sources.

WordPress WordCamp Europe | October 2013

WP White Security will be at the first large-scale European WordPress WordCamp, which will be held between the 5th and the 7th of October 2013, in Leiden, Holland. If you will be at the WordCamp, or around Leiden, come and speak to us.

Statistics Show Why WordPress is a Popular Hacker Target

Shocking statistics show that more than 70% of the top 40,000 WordPress installations are vulnerable to hacker attacks because an old and vulnerable version of WordPress is being used. Read more about the state of security of WordPress website in this news article.