WP-Admin Not Working? Fix ‘Can’t Access WordPress Admin’ Error

BlogVault - The Most Reliable WordPress Backup Plugin

Struggling to access your WordPress admin? If you can’t access WordPress admin of your site, it spells a world of trouble. You won’t be able to make changes to your website or fix any errors. But worse, it could mean that a hacker has taken control of your site and locked you out.  But you…

Moving WordPress From Localhost To Server

Moving WordPress From Localhost To Server

Worried that shifting your WordPress site to an online server won’t work? You’re right to be. If migration is done incorrectly, it could cause errors that are hard to detect and resolve.  Many give up on moving WordPress from a localhost to a server because it’s just too hard.  That said, there is a way…

Remote team management & security tools for WordPress businesses

Remote Team Management Tools

The global pandemic has turned the world of work upside down. Commuting to the workplace is no longer a daily habit for up to 40% of the workforce. What’s more, it’s a trend set to stay in place long after the scientific community has found an effective treatment or vaccine for the virus. Online and…

How Hackers Can Use CSRF Vulnerabilities and Spearphishing to Wreak Havoc on WordPress

How Hackers Can Use CSRF Vulnerabilities and Spearphishing to Wreak Havoc on WordPress

On this week’s episode of Think Like a Hacker, we chat about the cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability found in the Child Theme Creator by Orbisius and how attackers could use a vulnerability like this with spearphishing to wreak havoc, much like the phishing campaigns now being found on the Canva design platform. With WordPress…

High Severity Vulnerability Patched in Child Theme Creator by Orbisius

High Severity Vulnerability Patched in Child Theme Creator by Orbisius

On September 9, 2020, our Wordfence colleagues discovered a vulnerability in Child Theme Creator by Orbisius, a WordPress plugin installed on over 30,000 sites. This flaw gave attackers the ability to forge requests on behalf of an administrator in order to modify arbitrary theme files and create new PHP files, which could allow an attacker…

WPBakery Plugin Vulnerability Exposes Over 4 Million Sites

WPBakery Plugin Vulnerability Exposes Over 4 Million Sites

A vulnerability discovered by the Wordfence Wordfence colleagues in the WPBakery plugin exposes over 4 million sites. High severity vulnerabilities were discovered in the Post Grid and Team Showcase plugins. The online avatar service Gravatar, has been exposed to a user enumeration technique, which could be abused to collect data on its users’ profiles, and…

WordPress Vulnerabilities Statistics

Statistics about the vulnerabilities in WordPress

We all know that plenty of WordPress sites are getting hacked each year. Is it because WordPress is an insecure system? Is it a global WordPress issue, or does it come from those webmasters’ actions? How, and why is it happening? Whether you are running a personal blog, business website, or an eCommerce site on…

Getting The Right WordPress Security Assistance: An Interview With Gerasimos From Codeable – BlogVault

We already know the security of your site is important. But this is an undertaking that is hard to do properly without the expertise of a website professional who truly specializes in website security (and backups). Finding the right expert is equally as important, as you could be putting your site at greater risk by…

New Yoast SEO activity log extension & other updates

New Yoast SEO activity log extension & other updates

We are happy to announce the launch of WP Activity Log 4.1.4. This update includes a lot of improvements, and is particularly important for Yoast SEO plugin users. From now on the activity log for Yoast SEO functionality will be available through an extension. With this change we are now able to further improve the…

Vulnerability Exposes Over 4 Million Sites Using WPBakery

Vulnerability Exposes Over 4 Million Sites Using WPBakery

On July 27th, our Wordfence colleagues discovered a vulnerability in WPBakery, a WordPress plugin installed on over 4.3 million sites. This flaw made it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor-level or above permissions to inject malicious JavaScript in posts. We initially reached out to the plugin’s team on July 28, 2020 through their support forum….

X
X