Post Category Archive A collection of posts we have categorized in WordPress Security

For Safety, the P3 Plugin Has Been Banned

We spend every April 1st playing jokes on each other that rely on comical hoaxes and abuse our trust, but make us giggle during this annual tradition. We know these fantastical stories are most likely false and intended to entertain. Stories like…
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Pagely Security Updates

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of risk to our clients, and keeping you updated here is part of…
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Pagely Security Research, and Disclosure Policy

This post is about the realities both good and bad that come with the responsibility of reporting vulnerabilities. The long days of summer are gone, fall has faded away and winter is upon us... reflecting back over the past months the Pagely…
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An Extensive Plan of Action for WordPress Security

There's no nice way to put this, so I'm just going to come out and say it: WordPress websites are prime targets for hackers. It's not that WordPress itself is an inherently unsafe content management system. In fact, I would go so…
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The 6 Types Of Cyber Attacks To Protect Against In 2019

It's every system administrator's worst nightmare. Hackers gain access to your system, stealing mission-critical information, locking sensitive files, or leaking proprietary information to the public. Frankly, it can be hard for companies to recover from such an attack. The data breach at…
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The Definitive Guide to SSL and WordPress

It's become commonplace for a majority of internet users to share personal information on the internet. With the disregard for protecting personal data becoming second nature, how do we protect ourselves and our users? That's where the power of SSL comes in.…
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The PHP Object Injection Odyssey

The past few months we have noticed a trend of new and increasing PHP Object Injection attacks targeting WordPress sites. In a few cases in the last months our standard incident response process was identifying sites were had just cleaned were getting…
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