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WSO Shell: The Hack Is Coming From Inside The House!

This entry was posted in Vulnerabilities, WordPress Security on June 22, 2017 by Andie   12 Replies

Imagine that one day you discover that a burglar has broken into your home and attempted to make off with your big-screen TV. Fearing for your safety, you immediately contact local law enforcement, and they promptly apprehend the criminal. But to your horror, as they drag the burglar away in handcuffs, they have an additional shocking revelation: the burglar has not only been living in the basement of your home for months, entirely undetected by you, but he's also converted your basement into an elaborate base for all of his criminal operations. ...read more

7 Popular WordPress Security Myths

This entry was posted in WordPress Security on May 31, 2017 by Andie   45 Replies

Because of its incredible popularity as a platform, WordPress enjoys a sizable, generous community of users that spend their time sharing information, resources, tips and insights with other WordPress users online. Understandably, online security is at the forefront of concerns for many site owners, and a lot of the online conversation about WordPress centers around the best ways to keep your site safe from hackers and security breaches. Despite the best of intentions from most users, there are a few myths surrounding WordPress security that persist and spread like wildfire, even if the recommendations they make don't do anything to keep your site safe....read more

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