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WordPress Firewall Plugin & Hack Removal

Do you worry non-stop about your WordPress site getting hacked? Are you not getting enough sleep because your store is unprotected from hackers? The answer to all your worries lies in a WordPress Firewall plugin that comes with immediate malware removal. A WordPress firewall plugin is the security guard you use to protect your website from Bad Bots, SQLi, XSS,…

Woocommerce vs Prestashop comparision

Planning to take your business online? The basic requirements include an eye-catching website and an effortless Content management system(CMS) cut out for an e-commerce website. Well, PrestaShop & WooCommerce are both open-source platforms to build your e-commerce websites on. Hence, the dilemma of choosing one between PrestaShop vs WooCommerce, two leaders of this space can be mind-numbing. So, in this…

CMS Security: How Secure Is It To Build My Website On An Open-Source CMS?

Open Source CMS Security vs Hosted Solution If you’re worried about the security of doing... well, just about anything on the internet today, no one can blame you. With data leaks all over the place, private data exposed for the world to see and fraud efforts on unprecedented scales, we are far from the wide-eyed optimism of the web’s early…

Woocommerce spambot protection

Have a website on WordPress? Then 90% of the comments might be spam. The numbers are shocking and they are not only in your comment sections. They are probably everywhere. Without adequate protection against them, they can cause critical damage to your website. Combating WordPress spambots and keeping them out of your website requires information about what they are and…

Top Exploited WordPress Plugins in 2018

Introduction This year a lot of plugins were launched which had a lot of innovative features like SEO optimization, a new editing interface and several newer ones which enhance the functionality of Wordpress and help us to achieve more productivity via our work on WordPress. However many of these plugins have been exploited by hackers this year for malicious purposes like…

Most Common WordPress Attacks in 2018

WordPress has held the title of the biggest content management system for well over a decade. It has ushered in a new generation of websites — built by individuals who had nothing more than a raw idea in their head. One of the key features that made WordPress so popular is its unparalleled scalability. With thousands of third-party developers of…

6 Top Information Security Risks to Know About as You Prepare for 2019

An ever-growing range of information security threats exist that can lead to a range of devastating consequences for organizations, such as: compliance issues associated with the loss of sensitive data. severely damaged reputations as a result of information loss or theft. high costs—the average data breach costs $3.86 million according to an IBM-backed 2018 study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.…

AMP plugin in wordpress hacked

WordPress AMP Plugin Exploited This article will discuss the Code Injection Vulnerability in older versions  (Version 0.9.97.20 and Below) of the WordPress AMP Plugin. We describe what are AMPs and how the WordPress AMP plugin contains an exploitable vulnerability. Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs) - A Brief Introduction AMPs are a project website technology of Google which originally aimed to increase dramatically the…

GDPR plugin compromised new admin user added

WordPress GDPR Compliance Plugin Exploit The Wordpress GDPR Compliance Plugin has made it easier for users to make their websites compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws in the EU. The older versions (1.4.2 and below) of the plugin contains some vulnerabilities due to which websites using it have been affected by the Wordpress GDPR exploit in…

wordpress sql injection protection

WordPress is a great example of how open source software can fuel content creation. As a project of open source community, it uses MySQL for its database management. It seamlessly works in the background managing all the data. MySQL is a robust DBMS. It works great with Apache web server, PHP, and Linux operating system etc too. However, a WordPress SQL…

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