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High-Severity Vulnerabilities Patched in Discount Rules for WooCommerce - Wordfence Blog

On August 20, 2020, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team was made aware of several vulnerabilities that had been patched in Discount Rules for WooCommerce, a WordPress plugin installed on over 40,000 sites. We released a firewall rule to protect against… Continue Reading →

New! Banned Users Gets an Upgrade in iThemes Security Pro 6.7.0 - iThemes

The iThemes Security Pro Banned Users feature just got an upgrade. Banned Users version now gives you more flexibility on how bans are enforced on your website. Plus, with the new Banned Users Security Card, you can manage your bans… Continue Reading →

The Hacker Motive: What Attackers Are Doing with Your Hacked Site - Wordfence Blog

Yesterday, September 15, 2020, the Wordfence Live team covered The Hacker Motive: What Attackers Are Doing with Your Hacked Site. This companion blog post reviews the motives we discussed live during Wordfence Live and dives deeper into the minds of… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Privilege Escalation - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we are going to highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are… Continue Reading →

Attackers Fight for Control of Sites Targeted in File Manager Vulnerability - Wordfence Blog

Last week, we covered a vulnerability in the File Manager plugin installed on over 700,000 WordPress sites. By Friday, September 4, 2020, we recorded attacks on over 1.7 million sites, and by today, September 10, 2020 the total number of… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: September 2020, Part 1 - iThemes

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of September, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Checklist: Is Your Site Really Protected? - WordPress Arena

WordPress is one of the most well-known content management systems in the world, thanks to its user-friendliness and versatility. That … Read moreWordPress Security Checklist: Is Your Site Really Protected? The post WordPress Security Checklist: Is Your Site Really Protected?… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Version Management - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are going to cover Version… Continue Reading →

The Top 10 Things To Do After Installing iThemes Security Pro - iThemes

iThemes Security Pro is jam-packed full of 50+ security methods to secure and protect your WordPress website. That is a ton of options! If you find yourself not knowing where to start after installing iThemes Security Pro, don’t worry, we’ve… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – reCAPTCHA - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are going to cover reCAPTCHA,… Continue Reading →

7 Tips to Secure WordPress Users in 2020 - iThemes

The best way to secure your WordPress users in 2020 is by using a strong password and two-factor authentication. That seems pretty straightforward, right? The reality is that WordPress user security is a bit more nuanced. Whenever we talk about… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Password Requirements - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we are going to highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are… Continue Reading →

5 Advanced Tips & Tricks for iThemes Security Pro - iThemes

The iThemes Security Pro plugin has over 50 different ways for you to secure and protect your WordPress website. You can enable most of the security methods in iThemes Security Pro with just a click of a button. However, if… Continue Reading →

Why Would a Hacker Attack My Website? - iThemes

This is a common question you might ask when your worst nightmare starts coming true. Why would a hacker attack my website? Rest assured, the chances of the attack being personal are slim to none. Hackers have underlying motives that… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Two-Factor Authentication - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we are going to highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are… Continue Reading →

What is OWASP and the OWASP Top 10? - iThemes

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a nonprofit foundation that works to improve the security of software. The OWASP Top 10 is a standard awareness document for developers and web application security. It represents a broad consensus about… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Updates: July 2020 - Pagely Blog

This monthly report is provided for the WordPress community at large from Pagely’s head of security, Robert Rowley. Rowley and the entire security team keep their finger on the pulse […]

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Local Brute Force Protection & Banned Users - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are going to cover… Continue Reading →

The Comprehensive Guide to WordPress Security in 2020 - Pagely Blog

The benefits of this WordPress security guide are two fold: Learn exactly what you need to know about WordPress security in 2020. Understanding WordPress security helps you adopt a security-oriented […]

What is a Canonical URL in WordPress? - iThemes

A canonical URL is the preferred URL of a website’s homepage. Most homepages can be found by typing multiple URLs into a browser’s address bar. For example, all of the following URLs could contain the same homepage content for your… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight: Site Scan - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are shining the spotlight… Continue Reading →

What is SSL and Why Is It Critical in 2020? - iThemes

Secure Sockets Layer, also known as SSL, is a security technology that provides encryption between a client and a webserver. To understand this a bit more simply, a “client” is a web browser like Chrome or Safari, and a “webserver”… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: July 2020, Part 2 - iThemes

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of July, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight #4: Your WordPress Security Dashboard - iThemes

Welcome to the fourth edition of the iThemes Security feature spotlight. In these posts, we pick a feature in the iThemes Security Pro plugin and share a bit about why we developed it, who the feature is for, and how… Continue Reading →

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight: Your WordPress Security Dashboard - iThemes

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we are going to highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Updates: June 2020 - Pagely Blog

These monthly reports are provided for the WordPress community at large from Pagely’s head of security, Robert Rowley. Rowley and the entire security team keep their finger on the pulse […]

WordPress Security Updates: May 2020 - Pagely Blog

These monthly reports are provided for the WordPress community at large from Pagely’s head of security, Robert Rowley. Rowley and the entire security team keep their finger on the pulse […]

WordPress Security Updates: March 2020 Copy - Pagely Blog

These monthly reports are provided for the WordPress community at large from Pagely’s head of security, Robert Rowley. Rowley and the entire security team keep their finger on the pulse […]

WordPress Security Updates: April 2020 - Pagely Blog

These monthly reports are provided for the WordPress community at large from Pagely’s head of security, Robert Rowley. Rowley and the entire security team keep their finger on the pulse […]

Pagely Security Updates - 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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