BabaYaga is the moniker of a new strain of WordPress malware that has been making a name for itself lately. It’s unusual because it is actually capable of removing other malware in order to easier infect your site. However, this doesn’t mean it’s friendly, or that it can’t do damage to your site. In this […]
Every single person who has ever installed WordPress is in danger of brute force attacks. In fact, brute force attacks are on the rise, and they are likely to only get worse. So what does this mean for you? Do you have to stop using WordPress and move over to one of those other CMS options? […]
One of the most pernicious myths about WordPress is that it is vulnerable to hackers. As the most popular Content Management System, running almost 60% of all websites that use a CMS, there will always be some WordPress sites that are no longer actively maintained or whose owners are simply unaware of what they need […]
WordPress is everywhere. We’re closing in on being a full one-third of the internet, and that’s amazing. But with that ubiquity comes a number of problems, one of the primary being security. WordPress gets hit hard by hackers and spambots and all sorts of malcontents. Recently, brute-force attacks on new WordPress installations have risen exponentially, […]
WordPress, as a platform, is more secure than many others. However, there are always vulnerabilities in any service you use. The more popular a platform is, the more likely that people are going to try and crack its defenses. When it comes to WordPress, malware is one of your biggest concerns as it can affect […]
When it comes to protecting your WordPress website, the login screen is an important line of defense. A significant part of this is making sure your password is secure, which makes it far less likely that attackers will be able to crack it and gain access. WordPress uses something called ‘salt’ keys to protect your […]
Voiced by Amazon Polly Julio Potier is a prominent figure in the WordPress security scene. Based in France, he developed SecuPress, a plugin that makes securing WordPress websites easy. He also co-founded WP Media, the company behind popular Plugins such as WP Rocket and Imagify. Julio, thank you for agreeing to do this
The new UNLOQ two factor authentication plugin protects WordPress websites from credential-related risks by increasing the security of user logins through 3 secure authentication methods, custom login URL, multi-site SSO and role-based 2FA enforcement. Free under 100 users, it features 60 seconds setup and login page customisation.
During the month of October our team is offering our http to https migration service to anyone, even if you don’t have one of our monthly protection plans. This is pretty rare for us, but we want to see a more secure web, so we’ve made an exception. Pricing starts at $400 and you can review […]
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