The 6 Best WordPress Vulnerabilities Scanners

WordPress Vulnerability Scanners are an important tool for anyone who is running a WordPress website. These tools can assess your site and determine if it has any security holes that need to be patched. Vulnerabilities can be technical or security-related, ranging...

5 Common Reasons Why WordPress Sites Get Hacked

Table of contents 1. Outdated theme/plugin vulnerability 2. Unused WordPress installable directories 3. Pirated themes and plugins 4. Using Weak Passwords 5. Using admin as the username WordPress is the most popular CMS on the internet, powering over 26% of all...

The DDoS Attack on WordPress and the Mitigation Strategies

Table of contents What is DDoS attack? How does a DDoS attack work? Why do DDoS attacks happen? What damages can be caused by a DDoS attack? How to stop and prevent DDoS attack on WordPress Remove DDoS / brute force attack verticals Disable XML RPC in WordPress...

WordPress pharma hack

WordPress pharma hack, also known as Japanese keywords hack or Chinese keywords hack. Hacker takes advantage of WordPress vulnerabilities and manipulates website page SEO meta content such as page title and description to sell/promote illegal drugs. Normally pharma...

How to Remove Malware & Clean a Hacked WordPress Site

Table of contents Symptoms of hacked WordPress website Scan your site Check WordPress core file integrity Check recently modified files Clean up infected files WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems available, and it’s also one of the...

How to Close a Backdoor in a Hacked WordPress Site

Table of contents Why do WordPress websites get hacked? WordPress Administrator creator script Webshell Backdoors cPanel and SFTP/FTP Backdoor A backdoor is a way for hackers to reenter your system, even if they have been removed from the site. This backdoor can be...