Category: WordPress Security

Generate a Self Signed SSL Certificate for HTTPS on Apache

This blog post explains how to create a self signed SSL web server certificate so you can encrypt the traffic between your computer and your WordPress wp-admin section to improve the security of your WordPress and better protect your WordPress users.

WordPress SSL and HTTPS Explained

When logging in to your WordPress dashboard (wp-admin seciton) all of the traffic is sent in clear text and if intercepted by a malicious user, he or she can login to your WordPress. This blog post explains what is SSL Encryption (HTTPS) and why you need to setup SSL for your WordPress blog or website.

How to Enumerate WordPress Users with WPScan

A WordPress security article that explains how to use the popular WordPress security scanner WPScan to enumerate WordPress users or plugins for reporting purposes or WordPress security audits.

Checking the Password Strength of WordPress Users with WPScan

With WPScan WordPress Security Scanner you can launch a security check to ensure that all your users are using strong WordPress passwords. In this WordPress security tutorial we demonstrate how to use WPScan to launch a brute force security check against a WordPress user account.

How to Hide the WordPress Version from the Generator Meta Tag

By defaut WordPress discloses the version number in the generator meta tag and default RSS feeds. In this WordPress security tutorial we show you how to hide the WordPress version number without installing a WordPress security plugin.

Getting to Know WPScan Automated Blackbox Security Scanner for WordPress

WPScan is a black box WordPress Security Scanner written in Ruby. Ideal for penetration testers, security professionals and WordPress administrators WPScan can find security weaknesses within a WordPress blog or website.

Use WordPress User Roles for Improved WordPress Security

Learn more about WordPress user roles and what capabilities users have when assigned to a specific WordPress user role. With WordPress user roles, the WordPress owner can have control of what the users can and cannot do on the WordPress installation.

Recipe for Ultimate WordPress Security

The more popularity WordPress gains, the more of a hacker target it becomes. In this blog post we explain every WordPress security option available and guide you to choose the best WordPress security option for you to achieve ultimate WordPress security.

Getting started with WordPress Security

Getting started with WordPress Security | Learn on how you can switch on your WordPress security to have a malware and hacker free WordPress blog or website. WordPress security is not just for geeks and nerds.

Why minimum MySQL user WordPress database privileges improve security

There are many WordPress security plugins and recommended security settings you can apply to secure your WordPress installation. Since hacking is on the rise, and WordPress websites are being hacked daily, WordPress security is not something that should be overlooked. It is highly recommended to install such plugins and follow the security best practises, or […]