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WordPress 5.7.2 Security Release: What You Need to Know - Wordfence Blog

On May 13, 2021 01:00 UTC, WordPress core released a security patch for a Critical Object Injection vulnerability in PHPMailer, the component that WordPress uses to send emails by default. If your site is set to allow auto updating of… Continue Reading →

How to scan for WordPress vulnerabilities with WPScan - GoDaddy Garage

This post first appeared May 7, 2021 on the Sucuri blog. In this post, we look at how to use WPScan. The tool provides you a better understanding of your WordPress website and its vulnerabilities. Be sure to check out… Continue Reading →

Critical Vulnerability Patched in External Media Plugin - Wordfence Blog

On February 2, 2021, our Threat Intelligence team responsibly disclosed the details of a vulnerability in External Media, a WordPress plugin used by over 8,000 sites. This flaw made it possible for authenticated users, such as subscribers, to upload arbitrary… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro 7.0 is Coming and It’s Going To Be EPIC! - iThemes

We are on the threshold of the biggest release in the history of iThemes Security Pro! Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, update to get the change. To help get you ready for this epic update, we’re sharing a sneak peek of some of the… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: May 2021, Part 2 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. This report covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. Each… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Updates: April 2021 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

WordPress Vulnerability Report: May 2021, Part 1 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. This report covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. Each… Continue Reading →

SQL Injection: A Guide for WordPress Users - iThemes

If you’re serious about your website’s security, then it’s time to learn about the dangers of SQL injections and how you can combat them. The term SQL injection (also called SQLi) refers to a type of cyberattack technique that is… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: April 2021, Part 4 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. This report covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The… Continue Reading →

Remote Code Execution: A Guide For WordPress Users - iThemes

If you’re serious about your website’s security, then it’s time to learn about the dangers of remote code execution vulnerabilities and how you can combat them. The term remote code execution (RCE) refers to several different hacking techniques and cyberattacks,… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: April 2021, Part 3 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. This post covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The… Continue Reading →

Cross-Site Scripting: A Guide for WordPress Users - iThemes

If you’re concerned about cross-site scripting and how it impacts your WordPress website, you’re definitely not being paranoid. While the vulnerability of cross-site scripting, or XSS, is not exclusive to WordPress site owners, its potential negative impacts on WordPress sites… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: April 2021, Part 2 - iThemes

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second week of April. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on… Continue Reading →

How to Stop Bad Bots: A Guide For WordPress Users - iThemes

If you run a WordPress site, no doubt you’ve dealt with bots. They’re seemingly everywhere in the online world, and not every one of them is bad. But when it’s time to stop bots in WordPress, some approaches work better… Continue Reading →

Announcing Malwatch, A new malware scanning system created at Pagely. - Pagely Blog

Malware is the bane of most site owners’ online journey. New threats emerge daily and a successful attack can bring your operation down by defacement, tanking your SEO, or harvesting […]

WordPress Vulnerability Report: April 2021, Part 1 - iThemes

New WordPress plugin and vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first week of April. This post provides a report of recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Updates: March 2021 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

The Complete WordPress Security Guide 2021 – Step by Step - WordPress Arena

WordPress is a tool that bloggers initially used, but it has become a popular website builder and is used by many website owners and companies over the years. It has proven itself to be an excellent content managing platform. Its… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 4 - iThemes

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the final week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 3 - iThemes

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the third week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Updates: February 2021 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

WordPress Security Updates: January 2021 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution in e-signature plugin - Pagely Blog

During a recent audit we discovered an unauthenticated remote code execution in the plugin e-signature. All versions less than 1.5.6.8 are vulnerable. Disclosure / Response Timeline January 7, 2021: Initial […]

WordPress Security Updates: December 2020 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

WordPress Security Updates: November 2020 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

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