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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…

How to clean & fix WordPress eval (base64_decode) hack

Among the major CMSs used extensively by businesses worldwide, WordPress is notorious for being the most targeted by hackers, who constantly search for ways to circumvent security patches and precautions taken by users. A majority of websites run on Wordpress, rendering it an excellent hackable target for malpractices and data theft. One such hack witnessed by Wordpress users lately is…

Is your website an important marketing platform for your business? Do you like it as an elite commercial? The WordPress WooCommerce security vulnerability is a sensitive issue that is important to take into account? It is said that the majority of these systems are vulnerable to the attacks of the first apprentice hacker. Yet they can also protect themselves very well. The WooCommerce…

WordPress File or  Folder Permissions- Something that is easily forgotten When we talk about securing our WordPress account, we tend to discuss security plugins and extensions mostly which, no doubt is an important aspect of it. But, ignoring file permissions altogether can prove to be immensely dangerous for your WordPress website. To begin with, let us know what WordPress file…

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…

Hacked WordPress, Joomla & CodeIgniter Website? This ionCube Malware Could be the Cause

Over 700 WordPress and Joomla Websites have been infected with the ionCube malware that disguises as legitimate ionCube-encoded files. IonCube is an old and powerful PHP Encoder which is used for to encrypt and protect files with PHP encoding, encryption, obfuscation and licensing capabilities. Owing to licensing costs, ionCube isn’t generally a contender for malicious uses. However, attackers found a way to…

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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