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Unpatched DoS Flaw Could Help Anyone Take Down WordPress Websites

Unpatched DoS Flaw Could Help Anyone Take Down WordPress Websites

February 05, 2018Mohit Kumar
A simple yet serious application-level denial of service (DoS) vulnerability has been discovered in WordPress CMS platform that could all...
'WordPress SEO by Yoast' Plugin Vulnerability Affects Millions

'WordPress SEO by Yoast' Plugin Vulnerability Affects Millions

March 11, 2015Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the most popular plugin of the WordPress content management platform (CMS) that puts te...
Hacking WordPress Website with Just a Single Comment

Hacking WordPress Website with Just a Single Comment

April 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Most of the time, we have reported about WordPress vulnerabilities involving vulnerable plugins, but this time a Finnish security resear...
WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update

February 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
WordPress administrators are once again in trouble. WordPress version 4.9.3 was released earlier this week with patches for a total 34...
Critical WordPress REST API Bug: Prevent Your Blog From Being Hacked!

Critical WordPress REST API Bug: Prevent Your Blog From Being Hacked!

February 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Last week, WordPress patched three security flaws, but just yesterday the company disclosed about a nasty then-secret zero-day vulnerabil...
WordPress Vulnerability Puts Millions of Websites At Risk

WordPress Vulnerability Puts Millions of Websites At Risk

May 06, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Millions of WordPress websites are at risks of being completely hijacked by the hackers due to a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) vul...
45000 Wordpress blogs hacked on 2nd day of Spam campaign

45000 Wordpress blogs hacked on 2nd day of Spam campaign

October 17, 2012Mohit Kumar
Yesterday I have reported about a huge mysterious hack in wordpress servers, that cause compromise of 15000 wordpress account and hack...
15000 Wordpress blogs hacked for making money from Survey

15000 Wordpress blogs hacked for making money from Survey

October 16, 2012Mohit Kumar
Wordpress Security Team is sending out warning messages to thousands of wordpress users that their account has been compromised recently...
Unpatched Wordpress Flaw Could Allow Hackers To Reset Admin Password

Unpatched Wordpress Flaw Could Allow Hackers To Reset Admin Password

May 04, 2017Mohit Kumar
WordPress, the most popular CMS in the world, is vulnerable to a logical vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to reset target...
WordPress enables Free HTTPS Encryption for all Blogs with Custom Domain

WordPress enables Free HTTPS Encryption for all Blogs with Custom Domain

April 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you own a custom domain or a blog under the wordpress.com domain name? If yes, then there is good news for you. WordPress is ...
WordPress Plugin Zero-Day Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Sites

WordPress Plugin Zero-Day Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Sites

February 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A critical zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in a popular WordPress plugin , called ' FancyBox for WordPress ', which i...
Millions of WordPress and Drupal Websites Vulnerable to DoS Attack

Millions of WordPress and Drupal Websites Vulnerable to DoS Attack

August 06, 2014Mohit Kumar
Users running the website on a self-hosted WordPress or on Drupal are strongly recommended to update their websites to the latest versio...
WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account

WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account

May 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Do you own a blog on WordPress.com website? If Yes, then you should take some extra cautious while signing into your Wordpress account ...
Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised to perform DDOS attack

Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised to perform DDOS attack

September 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
There is currently a Mega cyber attack campaign being launched on a large number of WordPress websites across the Internet.  In April, 201...
50,000 Websites Hacked Through MailPoet WordPress Plugin Vulnerability

50,000 Websites Hacked Through MailPoet WordPress Plugin Vulnerability

July 23, 2014Wang Wei
The users of WordPress, a free and open source blogging tool as well as content management system (CMS), that have a popular unpatched wordP...
Disqus Wordpress Plugin Flaw Leaves Millions of Blogs Vulnerable to Hackers

Disqus Wordpress Plugin Flaw Leaves Millions of Blogs Vulnerable to Hackers

June 29, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A Remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability has been discovered in the comment and discussion service, Disqus plugin for the most popul...
Own a WordPress Website? ISIS is After You — FBI warns

Own a WordPress Website? ISIS is After You — FBI warns

April 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you run a self-hosted WordPress website, then you must Beware: "ISIS is after you." Yes, you heard right. The Unite...
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