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What is a Website Backdoor? 4 Ways to Prevent the Hack - iThemes

Have you ever wondered about your website backdoor? Or did you know your website even had doors? Try to imagine for a moment that twelve months from now, your website has become so successful that your profits have doubled and… Continue Reading →

Multiple Vulnerabilities Patched in WordPress Download Manager - Wordfence Blog

On May 4, 2021, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team initiated the responsible disclosure process for WordPress Download Manager, a WordPress plugin installed on over 100,000 sites. We found two separate vulnerabilities, including a sensitive information disclosure as well as a… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security 8.0 Brings New Design, Features - iThemes

Let’s take a look at iThemes Security 8.0, the most user-friendly, easy to configure, best-looking WordPress security plugin to secure and protect your WordPress website! What’s New (and Awesome) in iThemes Security 8.0 A Note On Updating to iThemes Security… Continue Reading →

You’ve Found a Vulnerability! Now What? A Guide to Responsible Disclosure. - Wordfence Blog

Information security researchers make a valuable contribution to our online security by finding vulnerabilities and facilitating getting them fixed. Wordfence has been finding and disclosing vulnerabilities in WordPress core, WordPress plugins, and WordPress themes since 2011. Our research has exposed… Continue Reading →

Why Website Security Matters to Your Business: 7 Tips to Keep You Safe - iThemes

Have you ever thought about why website security matters to your business? If you lock your office door when you leave at the end of the day, or you keep your money in a safe, you have a basic idea… Continue Reading →

What is Website Security? 8 Website Security Basics - iThemes

Knowing the security basics is essential to staying safe. Knowing the website security basics is no different. You wouldn’t walk alone by yourself down a dark alley (or most of us wouldn’t). It’ security 101. You wouldn’t take a boat… Continue Reading →

Nulled WordPress Plugins – Dangers and Downsides - Wordfence Blog

In our 2020 Threat Report, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team identified malware distributed via nulled, pirated, or counterfeit plugins and themes as one of the largest threats facing the WordPress ecosystem. Many site owners are unaware of the risks associated… Continue Reading →

Unauthenticated SQL Injection Vulnerability Discovered in WooCommerce - Pagely Blog

An unauthenticated SQL Injection vulnerability affecting versions of WooCommerce on more than 5 million websites on the Internet has been disclosed to the public by Automattic. Due to the nature […]

WordPress Security Updates: June 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 […]

Types of SSL Certificates: Which One Is Right for Your Site? - Kinsta Blog

A website secured with an SSL certificate lets visitors know that it’s safe. It also wins the approval of search engines, confirming that your site is safe for browsing. Hence, you must get a valid SSL certificate for your website…. Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 2 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 1 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

Website Security Stats You Should Know - iThemes

Is it important to know website security stats? Only if you don’t want to become one. Cybersecurity is at the forefront of issues that every company needs to pay attention to, especially if your website is critical to your business…. Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: June 2021, Part 5 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security 7.0 is Here to Make WordPress Website Security Effortless - iThemes

The best WordPress security plugin just got even better! iThemes Security Pro 7.0 is officially here and brings significant improvements for everyone, whether you are a WordPress beginner or manage hundreds of websites for clients. WordPress security has never been… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: June 2021, Part 4 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: June 2021, Part 3 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

What is Malware and Why It Matters - iThemes

What is malware? Malware is an umbrella term used to define malicious software (get it – MALicious softWARE) that’s leveraged to exploit a website’s weaknesses, with the intent of carrying out a number of harmful activities. When you look at… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: June 2021, Part 2 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

How to Do a Security Audit of Your WordPress Site - iThemes

When was the last time you conducted a WordPress security audit? You at one time may have learned about and even performed a full WordPress security audit on your WordPress site. Chances are, it probably wasn’t a process that you… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Updates: May 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 […]

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 →

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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