Category Archives WordPress Security

Crypto currency mining malware

CryptoLoot scripts found in WordPress and Drupal sites Have you heard about GitHub? Surely you have and so have the crypto miners. Crypto miners are using files from the repository of GitHub. They have been using RawGit which is a content delivery network for GitHub. They also used serverless apps to generate many crypto scripts. Such crypto mining attacks are…

Wordfence Deactivated

A WordPress security issue that is gaining a lot of attention and has surfaced recently is the Wordfence deactivated automatically issue. In this issue, the famous WordPress security plugin Wordfence is getting deactivated/deleted automatically. The users are notified via e-mail. The main reason behind this attack is you have installed Jetpack plugin and it might be the door that allowed…

51 Must-Do Checks on WordPress Website Maintenance One of the best Content Management Systems powering millions of websites on the internet, WordPress is an user-friendly CMS that allows you to build any kind of website you want. However, owing to its huge popularity, hackers are always on the lookout for loopholes and vulnerabilities on the WordPress website. Thus, one of…

Wordpress Spam Results Google Search

Over the past few months, a new type of seasoned malware injection has surfaced on the internet, this malware’s intentions are pretty clear. It generates Spam Search Results when someone Googles about your WordPress website. The most common attacks are Japanese SEO Spam, Wordpress Pharma attack & Spam links. This WordPress Spam malware creates junk pages on your website that get redirected…

Cryptomining Hack Websites

What is Crypto Mining Malware (CoinHive Javascript)? How are you affected? CoinHive is an online service which provides cryptocurrency miners (crypto mining malware) that can be installed on websites using JavaScript. The JavaScript miner runs in the browser of the website visitors and mines coins on the Monero blockchain. It is promoted as an alternative to placing advertising on the website.…

Are you experiencing multiple bruteforce attempts on your WordPress admin area? If yes, then it’s a high time to do something about it. In this tutorial, we exploit how your can change the URL of WordPress admin, add an additional layer of security to your login area and how to restrict WordPress admin area by IP. By protecting your admin…

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