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Wordfence WooCommerce 2FA: Set Up This New Feature To Protect Your Customers

On February 15, we made the exciting announcement that the latest release of Wordfence, version 7.9.0, includes a new feature: WooCommerce 2FA (two-factor authentication) for customer level users.
The WordPress Ecosystem is Becoming More Secure with Responsible Disclosure Becoming More Common

The WordPress Ecosystem is Becoming More Secure with Responsible Disclosure Becoming More Common

The Wordfence 2022 State of WordPress Security Report was released on January 24th, 2023.

Wordfence Adds Two Factor Auth for WooCommerce Customers

Wordfence 7.9.0 has been released and it includes a very exciting feature for WooCommerce sites and other WordPress sites wanting to make two factor authentication (2fa) available to their site users or members.
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PSA: Your Site Isn’t Hacked By This Bitcoin Scam, Keep the Money

On January 19th, 2023, a member of the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team received an email from their personal blog, claiming the site had been hacked, and we received two reports from Wordfence users who received the same message.
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Holiday Attack Spikes Target Ancient Vulnerabilities and Hidden Webshells

Winter brings a number of holidays in a short period of time, and many organizations shut down or run a skeleton crew for a week or more at the end of the year and beginning of the new year.

Wordfence Launches Free Vulnerability Database For Commercial Use – And Launches Security Portal

Today we are incredibly excited to announce that Wordfence is launching an entirely free vulnerability database API and web interface, available for commercial use by hosting companies, security organizations, threat analysts, security researchers, and the WordPress user community.
Spikes in Attacks Serve as a Reminder to Update Plugins

Spikes in Attacks Serve as a Reminder to Update Plugins

The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team continually monitors trends in the attack data we collect.

Wordfence 7.8.0 Is Out! Here Is What Is Included

Wordfence 7.8.0 is out! A huge thanks to our quality assurance team, our team of developers and our ops team for planning, implementing and releasing Wordfence 7.8.0.
Not Just for the Government: Using the NIST Framework to Secure WordPress

Not Just for the Government: Using the NIST Framework to Secure WordPress

When setting up a WordPress website, it is easy to focus on the look and feel of the website, while overlooking the important aspect of security.

Wordfence Premium Price Increase Coming in December – The First Since 2016

It has been over 6 years since we last raised our prices.