WP-CLI Guide: Secure WordPress Backup and Update

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Welcome to our second post in the series on WP-CLI for WordPress management over SSH. In our previous post, we discussed how to get your SSH credentials and use WP-CLI to connect to your website over the command line. Before we get into changing
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Webutation Distributing Malware Through Safety Badge

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If you are using the Webutation badge on your site, remove it now. It appears they got hacked and are distributing malware to mobile devices through redirects hidden within the badge's code. We were analyzing a website that was compromised and
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WP-CLI Guide: Connect to WordPress via SSH Intro

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Do you use the WordPress dashboard to update plugins and themes? How do you back up your database? If you have not used it yet, WP-CLI is an efficient way to manage your WordPress installation using a command line interface, meaning you type text
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10 Years of Joomla! – Supporting JoomlaDay Minnesota

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As Joomla prepares to celebrate its 10 year anniversary, we want to be certain to join in the festivities. Why? Because open source platforms allow individuals to better support their families, capitalize on time at home, and maximize earning
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Common Website Security Terminology Defined

Common wordpress risks and issues

If you want to keep your website safe, it is important to understand the website security terminology used to describe the causes and effects of hacks. Software vulnerabilities and access control issues are two of the main causes of website
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Analyzing a Facebook Clickbait Worm

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Here at Sucuri we suspect everything, especially when your friends start to share content written in another language with clickbait headlines. Malicious Facebook posts are one way that hackers can use social engineering to attract and attack
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Magento Platform Targeted By Credit Card Scrapers

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We’ve been writing a lot about ecommerce hacks and PCI Compliance recently. The more people buy things online, the more of an issue this will be come and the more important it will be to talk about it. We live in an online world where a single mi
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Websites Hacked Via Website Backups

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The past few months we've been spending a good deal of time talking about backups. This is for good reason, they are often your safety net when things go wrong; interestingly enough though, they are often the forgotten pillar of security. It's why we
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10 Tips to Improve Your Website Security

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In recent years there has been a proliferation of great tools and services in the web development space. Content management systems (CMS) like WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal and so many other allow business owners to quickly and efficiently build their
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Security Advisory: Object Injection Vulnerability in WooCommerce

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Security Risk: Dangerous Exploitation Level: Easy/Remote DREAD Score: 8/10 Vulnerability: Object Injection Patched Version:  2.3.11 During a routine audit for our WAF, we discovered a dangerous Object Injection vulnerability in WooCommerce
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