In this article we will see how to provide a very high level of protection to a WordPress blog with a web application firewall.
NinjaScanner is a lightweight, fast and powerful antivirus scanner for WordPress which includes many features to help you scan your blog for malware and virus.
Starting from version 3.0, NinjaFirewall, our Web Application Firewall for PHP (Pro and Pro+ Edition) and WordPress (WP and WP+ Edition), includes a new powerful filtering engine.
We are seeing today a lot of hacked WordPress blogs due to a critical vulnerability in the WordPress YellowPencil Visual CSS Style Editor plugin which has 30,000+ active installations.
Hackers are currently actively exploiting a vulnerability in the WordPress Related Posts plugin, which has 60,000+ active installations.
Starting from version 3.8.3, NinjaFirewall (WP and WP+ Edition) will attach a PHP backtrace to some important email notifications sent to the administrator.
A vulnerability in WordPress Social Sharing Plugin – Social Warfare is currently exploited.
The popular Easy WP SMTP plugin, which as 300,000+ active installations, was prone to a critical zero-day vulnerability.
A critical vulnerability in the WordPress WordPress Kiwi Social Sharing plugin <2.0.11 (30,000+ active installations) is currently exploited since December 6th.
A critical vulnerability in the WordPress WP GDPR Compliance plugin (100k+ active installations) is currently massively exploited.
NinjaScanner should work out-of-the-box in most cases, but some hosting restrictions, e.g., server resource limits or security policies, may prevent it from working as expected. We will see in this article the most common issues a user may experience.
A critical vulnerability in the popular WordPress Ultimate Member plugin allows allows attackers to upload any files, including PHP backdoors.
WP-CLI is a command line interface for WordPress. It is a nice and very helpful tool if you want to manage a lot of WordPress installations from a Unix shell.