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Security Lessons Learned from 2021

By Victor Santoyo / July 14, 2022

There’s no one specific topic or target or audience when it comes to website security. But when you clean enough hacked websites, you start to see trends and techniques emerge in the landscape. In my last presentation at WordCamp Europe, I dove into the latest findings from our threat report to highlight the major themes […]

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PSA: Sudden Increase In Attacks On Modern WPBakery Page Builder Addons Vulnerability

By Topher Tebow / July 13, 2022

The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team has been monitoring a sudden increase in attack attempts targeting Kaswara Modern WPBakery Page Builder Addons. This ongoing campaign is attempting to take advantage of an arbitrary file upload vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-24284, which has been previously disclosed and has not been patched on the now closed plugin. As the […]

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Infected WordPress Site Reveals Malicious C&C Script

By Krasimir Konov / July 12, 2022

Bitcoin prices are down 60% year to date, trading far from the all-time highs of $69,000 seen last November. Some altcoins have plummeted even farther in value, with digital currencies collapsing in value in the past six months. While we can collectively agree that cryptocurrencies are incredibly volatile and currently on a downward trajectory – […]

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11 Best WooCommerce Payment Gateways Compared [2022]

By Karishma Sundaram / July 11, 2022

Some of the things to consider when picking the right WooCommerce payment gateway are whether it’s easy to integrate, is the plugin free, and are the settlements quick and easy.  You may have other questions as well. Should you pick a payment gateway for WooCommerce that:  Redirects customers offsite or not? Has a low per-transaction fee […]

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SiteCheck Malware Trends Report – Q2 2022

By Denis Sinegubko / July 7, 2022

Conducting an external website scan for indicators of compromise is one of the easiest ways to identify security issues. While remote scanners may not provide as comprehensive of a scan as server-side scanners, they allow users to instantly identify malicious code and detect security issues on their website without installing any software or applications. Our […]

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SiteCheck Malware Trends Report – Q2 2022

By Denis Sinegubko / July 7, 2022

Conducting an external website scan for indicators of compromise is one of the easiest ways to identify security issues. While remote scanners may not provide as comprehensive of a scan as server-side scanners, they allow users to instantly identify malicious code and detect security issues on their website without installing any software or applications. Our […]

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Top 5 Most Common WordPress Malware Infections: An Anatomy Lesson

By Mohit Jawanjal / July 5, 2022

WordPress security is serious business – and an essential consideration for anyone using the world’s most popular CMS (Content Management System).   While the WordPress team quickly addresses known security issues in WordPress’ core to protect the millions of website owners who rely and depend on the software, the reality is that the same cannot be […]

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19 Best WordPress Backup Plugins to Keep Your Data Safe

By Kevin Muldoon / July 5, 2022

Are you prepared for something going wrong with your WordPress website? WordPress websites can go offline due to user errors, plugin and theme updates not processing correctly, malicious attacks and much more. When an incident occurs, it is important to restore your website as quickly as possible using a website backup. A website backup ensures […]

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Vulnerability & Patch Roundup — June 2022

By Antony Garand / June 30, 2022

Vulnerability reports and responsible disclosures are essential for website security awareness and education. Automated attacks targeting known software vulnerabilities are one of the leading causes of website compromises. To help educate website owners on emerging threats to their environments, we’ve compiled a list of important security updates and vulnerability patches for the WordPress ecosystem this […]

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