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WordPress 6.0.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 6.0.2 Security and Maintenance Release

A new security and maintenance WordPress-release features 12 bug fixes on Core, 5 bug fixes for the Block Editor, and 3 security fixes. This new version has version number 6.0.2. Because this release contains security fixes, it is recommended that you update all your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7 have also been updated. If you have …

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Best Practices for Securing Your WordPress Site

Best Practices for Securing Your WordPress Site

Author: Devansh Bordia WordPress is the world’s most popular content management platform, used on 45% of websites. This also makes it an attractive target for malicious attackers! In 2021, more than 1.5 million WordPress websites were compromised. In this article, we will cover many ways that your WordPress instance may be attacked, and how to …

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Discovering Vulnerabilities in WordPress Plugins at Scale

Author: Luke (@hakluke) Stephens It always blows me away to think that WordPress runs 43% of all websites, including those without a content management system (CMS) 🤯. A single open source project is responsible for such a huge part of the internet! It’s interesting to think about what might happen if a severe vulnerability was …

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New to Monitoring Your Site for Bad Behavior and are Startled by the Numbers? Don’t Panic!

I have many years of working with clients and one of the most common concerns that comes up after putting security in place is regarding the startling number of how many baddies are constantly attacking their site, especially on WordPress. Over the years, I’ve been asked dozens of times questions like: “I see hundreds of …

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UpdraftPlus WordPress plugin vulnerability

A new vulnerability has been discovered in the popular plugin UpdraftPlus. The plugin has more than 3 millon active installations currently and the vulnerability has a CVE identifier reserved as CVE-2022-23303. The developers behind updraftplus has made an announcement: “an update was pushed to Premium users within the hour”. Marc-Alexandre Montpas the cyber security researcher …

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