What are the Different Types of WordPress Vulnerabilities, Part 2: SQL Injection

We’re back with another chapter in our series on the different types of WordPress vulnerabilities. This chapter focuses on one of the more common types, SQL injections. Now without further ado, let’s talk vulnerabilities! What is an SQL Injection? An SQL injection is an attack where code is injected into your site, modifying the queries…

Massive Attack Against 1.6 Million WordPress Websites

Wordfence reported a series of attacks that occurred the week of December 5th, resulting in 1.6 million WordPress websites being affected. The reported attacks came from over 16,000 IP’s over a total of 36 hours. Wordfence reported blocking more than 13.7 million attacks. Targeted Plugins and Themes Four WordPress plugins were targeted, and 15 Epsilon…

WordPress Vulnerabilities Part 1 : Brute Force Attacks

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” What does this have to…

Why You Should Avoid Nulled WordPress Plugins

Plugins are great! They help optimize your site, make it run faster, better, stronger prettier, and more. If you want to do it, chances are, there’s a plugin for it. And if there isn’t, there’s probably one in the works. But with thousands of plugins available, it’s hard to always know which ones to use,…

Choosing a Web Hosting Provider for Your WordPress Website

There’s a lot to consider when choosing a hosting provider. Sometimes it all feels like a little too much, and before you know it your head is spinning from the number of options available, and each host’s specific functions and options. That’s why today we’re going to hone in on just a few of those…