Category Archives WordPress Security

WordPress Code Injection

Wordpress sites have always been targets for internet fraudsters owing to its large user base and a wide range of functionalities. Using vulnerable Plugins, not timely updating to the latest versions, not applying patches regularly, and carelessness in security measures are the major reasons for a large number of attacks on Wordpress Sites. Unfinished Wordpress installations have rendered the world's…

How Does the WordPress DoS Exploit Work?

Wordpress, one of the most popular content management systems in the world is rendered vulnerable to yet another vulnerability capable of bringing down an entire WordPress powered system. Statistically powering nearly 29% of the web, an unattended Wordpress vulnerability breeds serious consequences for businesses and websites. The Wordpress DoS Vulnerability The vulnerability (CVE-2018-6389) was discovered by Israeli researcher Barak Tawily. According to Tawily, the flaw…

How to fix WordPress admin dashboard (wp-admin) hack

One of the worst feelings you can experience as a website owner is finding out that your website has been hacked. If proactive security measures are not taken - a hacker may be able to launch Pharma attacks, Phishing pages, Japanese SEO spam, Redirection Malware etc. through WordPress Admin panel hack. A new type of wp-admin hack has surfaced which adds an…

Removing Pub2srv malware from Opencart & WordPress

We’ve been watching a specific malware infection targeting OpenCart & WordPress websites for several months. It's commonly referred to as the pub2srv malware infection which redirects your website visitors to other malicious domains like go.pub2srv[.]com go.mobisla[.]com go.oclaserver[.com] deloton.com/afu.php?zoneid= site Dolohen.com   Screenshot of WordPress user request help in the forum What is pub2srv malware? What are its symptoms? It is a…

Wordpress, the juggernaut CMS powering more than 1 billion websites, most notable ones being Techcrunch, The New Yorker, Sony, and MTV among many other, is not devoid of vulnerabilities when it comes to website security. Recently, one of its most popular plugins, WP Statistics, was deemed as flawed, rendering nearly 300,000 websites open to exploitation by attackers online. The plugin WP Statistics has…

Powering nearly 75 million websites globally and deemed as the most favorable CMS platform of all, Wordpress is widely used by most online retailers and entrepreneurs when it comes to conducting online business. The popularity splurges as the CMS adheres to a ready-to-use, SEO friendly and mobile compatible templates. A plethora of Wordpress plugins are available today, which carries out…

15 Signs Your Website Has Been Hacked

Most customers discover that their website is hacked on seeing the 'Red Screen of Death' by Google or when a customer tells them. This can be dangerous because it means your website has been infected for a long time and may have damaged your website's reputation and privacy. Websites have become central to all businesses these days. They handle everything from e-Commerce…

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