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Scary Data – Trends in Malware, Phishing, Site Cleaning and Bad Networks

This entry was posted in General Security, WordPress Security on February 29, 2016 by danmoen   14 Replies

At Wordfence we have great visibility into the size and scale of the threat facing the WordPress community. Our software protects well over a million sites worldwide. This week we thought it would be interesting to provide you with a broader perspective, analyzing some of the information that Google has made available in the Safe Browsing section of their Transparency Report. As we dug into the data we found a number of insights that we think you will benefit from....read more

WordPress Security for Beginners – Where to Start

This entry was posted in Learning, WordPress Security on January 20, 2016 by danmoen   0 Replies

One of the reasons that WordPress is so popular, powering 25% of all websites, is how easy it is use. This is encouraging a lot of beginners to build their own websites. In fact, according to our recent WordPress Security Survey, 17.4% of respondents self-identify as novices or having little to no website security expertise....read more

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