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Terms of Use Violation

Wordfence is used by millions of free and paid customers around the world to secure their WordPress websites.
Trump Campaign Site Hacked

Trump Campaign Site Hacked – What We Know & Lessons Learned

On October 27, 2020 at approximately 4:50pm Mountain Time, Donald Trump’s campaign website, www.donaldjtrump.com, was defaced.

COVID-19 and WordPress Community Engagement in 2020

This is an update regarding Wordfence’s community engagement in 2020 along with a recommendation for WordCamps globally and for the global WordPress community.

Wordcamp Asia Cancellation Fee Assistance Package from Wordfence

A few minutes ago it was announced that Wordcamp Asia has been cancelled due to the recent COVID-19 concerns in the region.

The WordPress 5.2.3 Security Release Unpacked

WordPress core version 5.2.3 has just been released. This is a security release which contains several fixes.

Introducing the Wordfence Login Security Plugin

Today we are excited to announce the release of a brand new plugin: Wordfence Login Security.
Episode 16 Cami Kaos

Podcast Episode 16: Cami Kaos talks WordCamps, Meetups and Community

If you’ve ever attended a WordCamp or a WordPress meetup in the last 6 years, that community experience was based on the guidance and support from WordCamp Central and Community Manager Cami Kaos.
Episode 15: So. Much. News!!

Podcast Episode 15: So. Much. News!!

In this week’s news we have a lot to cover. We talk about an intrusion at StackOverflow, a proposal to modify the WordPress plugin guidelines, how Chinese hackers are getting better at stealing US cyber secrets, ethical issues of firms promising ransomware solutions that only include paying the ransomware, a breach on the Joomla extension ...
Dr. Andy Fragen

Podcast Episode 14: Interview with Trauma Surgeon and Plugin Dev Andy Fragen

  Dr. Andy Fragen is a trauma/acute care surgeon as well as a prolific WordPress plugin author.
Think Like a Hacker Episode 12

Podcast Episode 12: Major WhatsApp Vulnerability and Other News

This week in our news-focused episode we cover the WhatsApp zero-day vulnerability that allegedly was used to infect phones with malware by simply calling a phone with the app.