Security – Internet, WordPress, and otherwise

Secure your WordPress login with these easy-to-use plugins

Secure your WordPress login with these easy-to-use plugins

When it comes to managing your WordPress site, keeping your login secure and working well should be of top priority. Whether you operate an eCommerce store, or a membership site, making sure that your users utilize a strong username and password combination is...

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Understanding Top Website Migration Factors

The following post was written by Kris Hadlock, President and CTO, at website migration specialist WordHerd. Migrating a website from one platform to another may seem like a straightforward process, but there are many factors to take into consideration. You may be...

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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: May 2020, Part 2

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: May 2020, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of May, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or...

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WP Security Audit Log renamed to WP Activity Log

WP Security Audit Log renamed to WP Activity Log

Today’s announcement is very different from all the previous ones. We are renaming WP Security Audit Log to WP Activity Log. The plugin’s name change reflects the vision we have for the plugin, as explained in this post. A bit of history When we started WP White...

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Activity Log for MainWP 1.5: New search module & better UX

Activity Log for MainWP 1.5: New search module & better UX

Searching through the activity logs of multiple websites from one central place should be an easy thing to do. After all, you install an activity log plugin on all the child sites you manage via MainWP so you can know exactly what is happening when you need to. That...

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How to Improve eCommerce Website Security? (6 Easy Steps)

How to Improve eCommerce Website Security? (6 Easy Steps)

Are you worried that your eCommerce website can be hacked? We wish we could tell you there’s nothing to worry about, but the truth is, hackers are targeting your eCommerce website every day!Your eCommerce website is a more lucrative target than regular sites as you...

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Google Patches Critical Vulnerability in Site Kit Plugin

Google Patches Critical Vulnerability in Site Kit Plugin

In late April Wordfence discovered a critical vulnerability in Google’s Site Kit plugin for WordPress that would make it possible for any user on the site to gain full access to the Google Search Console without verifying ownership. Google patched the vulnerability...

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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: March 2020, Part 2

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: March 2020, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of March, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins...

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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: May 2020, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of May, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or...

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One Attacker Outpaces All Others

One Attacker Outpaces All Others

Starting April 28th, we saw a 30 times increase in cross site scripting attack volume, originating from a single attacker, and targeting over a million WordPress sites. We published research detailing the threat actor and attack volume increase on May 5th. By the time...

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How to Prevent or Stop DDoS Attacks on WordPress Website?

How to Prevent or Stop DDoS Attacks on WordPress Website?

Worried that your website will be a target for DDoS attacks? We wish we could tell you not to worry but the truth is, DDoS attacks are one of the most common types of attacks made on your WordPress website.DDoS attackers flood your server and make your site...

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6 Best WordPress Firewall Plugins (Compared)

6 Best WordPress Firewall Plugins (Compared)

Are you worried that hackers are trying to break into your website?We wish we could tell you that there is no need to worry but the truth is that it’s totally possible that hackers are looking for ways to gain access to your website. In fact, over 90,000 hack attempts...

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WordPress Security Updates: April 2020

WordPress Security Updates: April 2020

These monthly reports are provided for the WordPress community at large from Pagely’s head of security, Robert Rowley. Rowley and the entire security team keep their finger on the pulse of any potential vulnerabilities that might affect our customers, as well as any...

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