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$2,751 Bounty Awarded for Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability Patched in Avada WordPress Theme

By István Márton / February 28, 2024

🎉 Did you know we’re running a Bug Bounty Extravaganza again? Earn over 6x our usual bounty rates, up to $10,000, for all vulnerabilities submitted through February 29th, 2024 when you opt to have Wordfence handle responsible disclosure! On February 6th, 2024, during our second Bug Bounty Extravaganza, we received a submission for an Arbitrary […]

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Post-Hack Cleanup Enhancement: Reset WordPress Keys Easily 

By Anurag Changmai / February 27, 2024

Security keys in WordPress are used to store a lot of critical information. For instance, they are used to manage logged-in sessions securely. Most of the time, you can forget they exist, and they continue to do their job well.  After a hack, however, the scenario is different. Changing the security keys becomes critical to […]

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MalCare blocks attacks on vulnerable Bricks Theme Builder v1.9.6

By Anurag Changmai / February 26, 2024

MalCare recently blocked over 26,000 remote code execution (RCE) attacks on its customer websites. These attacks exploited a vulnerability found in the popular Bricks Theme Builder. Our firewall is protecting sites as they are being updated. The theme is being actively exploited on a large scale.  What happened So far, MalCare has blocked 26,192 RCE […]

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$2,063 Bounty Awarded for Unauthenticated SQL Injection Vulnerability Patched in Ultimate Member WordPress Plugin

By István Márton / February 23, 2024

🎉 Did you know we’re running a Bug Bounty Extravaganza again? Earn over 6x our usual bounty rates, up to $10,000, for all vulnerabilities submitted through February 29th, 2024 when you opt to have Wordfence handle responsible disclosure! On January 30th, 2024, shortly after the launch of our second Bug Bounty Extravaganza, we received a […]

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How To Manage WordPress Security Maintenance 

By Shreya / February 22, 2024

Your WordPress site can be threatened for a whole host of reasons. Vulnerable plugins and weak passwords, for example, are some of the popular roots of a hack.  A hack can cause you to lose revenue, clients and potentially cost a lot to recover. It can be detrimental for your content and brand.  But, what […]

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Wordfence Intelligence Weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report (February 12, 2024 to February 18, 2024)

By Chloe Chamberland / February 22, 2024

Did you know we’re running a Bug Bounty Extravaganza again? Earn over 6x our usual bounty rates, up to $10,000,  for all vulnerabilities submitted through February 29th, 2024 when you opt to have Wordfence handle responsible disclosure! Last week, there were 76 vulnerabilities disclosed in 62 WordPress Plugins and 1 WordPress Theme that have been […]

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Web3 Crypto Malware: Angel Drainer – From Phishing Sites to Malicious Injections

By Denis Sinegubko / February 21, 2024

Since January 2024, there has been a notable surge in attacks by a novel form of website malware targeting Web3 and cryptocurrency assets. This malware, spread across multiple campaigns, uses crypto drainers to steal and redistribute assets from compromised wallets. The strategy involves either injecting drainers directly into compromised websites or redirecting site visitors to […]

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$1,313 Bounty Awarded for Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Patched in Academy LMS WordPress Plugin

By István Márton / February 21, 2024

Did you know we’re running a Bug Bounty Extravaganza again? Earn over 6x our usual bounty rates, up to $10,000, for all vulnerabilities submitted through February 29th, 2024 when you opt to have Wordfence handle responsible disclosure! On February 14th, 2024, during our second Bug Bounty Extravaganza, we received a submission for a Privilege Escalation […]

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MalCare’s Firewall Logs Filters: Get The Data You Want Faster

By Anurag Changmai / February 21, 2024

In the vast ocean of website security logs, finding a particular piece of information often seems like searching for a proverbial needle in a haystack. Whether you’re tracking down a specific security threat, auditing access paths, or simply ensuring everything’s working properly, the sheer volume of log entries can be overwhelming. It’s like trying to […]

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