Category: wordpress security

Malcare WordPress Site Security Service Reviewed

According to statistics published by WPMUDEV in 2017, malicious hackers attack WordPress websites with over 90,978 attacks per minute. Therefore every WordPress site must have some sort of security hardening and service protecting it. Even if it is small and not popular, your WordPress website is always a target. Being a geek, when I started […]

The Top 5 Activity Log Plugins for WordPress

Managing a WordPress website can be time-consuming and difficult, especially if you have a lot of content and users. Fortunately, you can use a simple but powerful WordPress activity log plugin to keep track of everything that happens on your site. The benefits of using an activity log plugin include: Greater control over your site […]

OWASP & WordPress – Improving WordPress Security With OWASP Top 10

WordPress security can be an intimidating subject to those who are new to WordPress, and to having a website. The good news is that compliance and standards such as the OWASP Top 10 list can help businesses get started with WordPress security.   This article explains what is the OWASP Top 10 list and how […]

A WordPress Digital Nomad’s Must Have – Personal VPN

WordPress has allowed many to break away from their nine to five jobs and start their own business venture, and live the digital nomad life. Being location independent and travelling around the world while still able to make money is certainly possible nowadays, especially with the adaptation of the internet and Wi-Fi in all cafes, […]

Inteview with BlogVault CEO Akshat Choudhary

During this interview Akshat explains what happened during the BlogVault security incident, how he and his team found out about it, its aftermath, and how did the public react to their announcements and transparent approach. A lot of noise is made when a popular WordPress website or service is hacked, but not much is done to […]

March 2017 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

Overview of WordPress Vulnerabilities Published in March 2017 March was a very busy month in terms of published advisories. A security update of WordPress was released, WordPress 4.7.3, and more than 40 WordPress plugin vulnerability advisories were published. The majority of them are from the Summer of Pwnage project, which were identified last year but released […]

Why Would a Malicious Hacker Target Your WordPress?

We’ve all heard it on the news; hackers want to hack websites to steal credit card and confidential user information for their own financial gains. So why on earth would anyone want to hack into your hobby WordPress website about cute little kittens, or your small business website, even when it does not hold any sensitive […]

January 2017 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

In this first monthly roundup of WordPress core, plugins and themes reported vulnerabilities for 2017 we had a good number of WordPress plugins  and vulnerabilities reported. This vulnerabilities and security issues roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. […]

December 2016 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

In this December 2016 monthly roundup of WordPress core, plugins and themes reported vulnerabilities we only have a few WordPress plugins vulnerabilities reported. This vulnerabilities and security issues roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. Subscribe to the WP […]

November 2016 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

This is a monthly roundup of all the vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins and themes reported during the month of November 2016. During November no WordPress core vulnerabilities were reported. This roundup is made possible through WP Security Bloggers, an aggregate of popular WordPress security blogs and websites that publish WordPress security news and updates. Overview of […]