Category Archives: Security

WordPress Security Q&A with VaultPress Vaultkeeper

Running a WordPress website means that you have to stay up-to-date with the best security measures in order to protect your website and data from any threats.  VaultPress Vaultkeeper and lead developer, Mark George, is joining us today for a Q&A … Continue reading

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SoakSoak Malware affects 100,000+ WordPress sites

Sucuri recently reported that hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites have been infected with a new strain of malware, which injects malicious JavaScript into every page of affected sites. According to their analysis, the “SoakSoak” malware uses a known vulnerability in … Continue reading

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Serious Vulnerability in bash

A serious vulnerability has been found in bash, one of the core tools found on almost every Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X system. The vulnerability affects most versions up to and including 4.3, except certain patched versions like 3.2.52(1). You should assume … Continue reading

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Custom Contact Forms Plugin Vulnerability

The web security team at Sucuri recently discovered a vulnerability in the Custom Contact Forms plugin. If the Custom Contact Forms plugin is installed on your self-hosted WordPress site, your site’s security may be at risk, and you should upgrade to the latest version … Continue reading

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Fix for the MailPoet Plugin AKA wysija-newsletters

A vulnerability was found in the MailPoet Newsletters WordPress plugin ( known as wysija-newsletters at the WordPress.org plugin repository ). All versions below 2.6.7 of the plugin are vulnerable. We’ve deployed a hot fix to VaultPress sites running the MailPoet … Continue reading

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