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13 WordPress Security Tips From Acunetix

WordPress has a pretty poor reputation when it comes to security, so here are some WordPress security tips from Acunetix. The WordPress security perception is mostly unfounded sadly, as core WordPress is pretty secure – as long as it’s updated. The same goes for plug-ins and themes, if poorly maintained they are an easy ingress […]

Topic: Countermeasures

WordPress Critical Zero-Day Vulnerability Fixed In A Hurry

So this is an interesting announcement due to the discussion points it brings up about responsible disclosure, it seems like in this case a researcher published his findings about a WordPress critical zero-day vulnerability without informing WordPress before hand. And they got it fixed REAL quickly, where as in a previous (pretty similar) case – […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking

Large Scale Botnet Brute Force Password Cracking Against WordPress Sites

There have always been a lot of brute force attempts/bot scans and hacking attempts on WordPress hosted sites (due to flaws in the core and a multitude of insecure plugins) – this site being no exception (they’ve even done some minor damage before). But things appear to have really ramped up recently with a large […]

Topic: Password Cracking, Web Hacking

Zero-day Vulnerability In TimThumb Image Utility Threatens Many WordPress Sites

This is pretty apt after we wrote about WebsiteDefender – Ensure Your Website Security on Monday, a platform for securing web applications with a focus on WordPress. Today a zero-day in a very commonly used WordPress library hit quite a few news sites. The flaw is in an image utility called TimThumb which is used […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking

WebsiteDefender – Ensure Your Website Security

WebsiteDefender is an online service that monitors your website for hacker activity, audits the security of your web site and gives you easy to understand solutions to keep your website safe. With WebsiteDefender you can: Detect Malware present on your website Audit your web site for security issues Avoid getting blacklisted by Google Keep your […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Security Software, Web Hacking

WPScan – WordPress Vulnerability Scanner

WPScan is a WordPress vulnerability scanner which checks the security of WordPress installations using a black box approach (scanning without any prior knowledge of what has been installed etc). Features of WPScan WordPress Vulnerability Scanner Username enumeration (from author querystring and location header) Weak password cracking (multithreaded) Version enumeration (from generator meta tag) Vulnerability enumeration […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

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