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WordPress MultiLingual Exploit

A Cybersecurity vulnerability once again made it to the headlines raising serious concerns about the safety of data in the digitalized generation that we live in. Today, websites are read in thousands of languages across the world. Wordpress, the popular Content Management System which allows us to create websites has a plugin for the very same. WPML or a WordPress…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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